Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that American Federation of Teachers President Randy Weingarten is “the most dangerous person in the world,” prompting a lack of confidence from the union head.
“I often tell the story — I get asked, ‘Who is the most dangerous person in the world? Is it Chairman Kim, is it Xi Jinping?’ The most dangerous person in the world is Randy Weingarten,” Pompeo said. told Semaphore.
Pompeo, who served in President Donald Trump’s cabinet, could say that his former boss who fueled the coup was the most dangerous. He is criticizing Trump as he considers a challenge for himself and others in the GOP for the presidency. Or perhaps he could have said Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose unprovoked invasion of Ukraine has killed thousands and raised global tensions.
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Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is considering a run for president as he travels the country supporting Republican candidates in the 2022 midterm races.
“We’re doing the kinds of things that anybody can do, at least as we see it, to prepare for this moment,” Pompeo said. “But that doesn’t mean we’ve made up our minds.”
Pompeo played down former President Donald Trump’s potential influence on the race, saying it would “make no difference” to his own decision if he were to run. Pompeo acknowledged that it would hurt him to run against his former boss and speculated that it would also hurt Trump.
The threat of Russian aggression: “The stakes are high. I still think the biggest threat to the country is from the Chinese Communist Party, not from Vladimir Putin… The stakes are very real. The first benefit is that you This alliance between the giant Chinese Communist Party and Russia presents a threat similar to what the Soviet Union did to us when I was a young soldier patrolling the East German border. World stability, European stability, Middle East stability, and Southeast Asian stability is a huge beneficiary.
Will he support a bipartisan gun reform bill: “Support? Very unlikely. I think there will be things that I think are inconsistent with that fundamental right that every American has. And I can’t support that kind of thing. There are a lot of things everyone can do to keep themselves safe. Taking away their right to own a firearm doesn’t seem like one of them to me, and it seems to me that It’s evolving. I’ll concede the general language, though. You can put language in there that I think I’d say, sure, it doesn’t hurt the Second Amendment.
States are doing things differently: “There’s no doubt about it. I grew up in Southern California. My congressman was a Bob Dornan. You may remember Congressman Dornan, he gave me the United States. was nominated for the Military Academy. That place is very different. Today. I’m not, that part doesn’t bother me. I’m very different politically, that part doesn’t bother me. The fact is that we have such states. There are people who make different choices, different preferences. The truth about laboratory democracy is that it allows people to make choices only for themselves, and it allows them to rule at the grassroots level.
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