Secretary of State Mike Pompeo listens to a question as he speaks with reporters at the State Department, Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Pompeo: Impeachment work should pause while Trump is abroad

December 02, 2019 - 7:38 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is criticizing the House for holding impeachments hearings while President Donald Trump is abroad.

Pompeo says it’s “very unfortunate” for the House Judiciary Committee to hold its hearing Wednesday at the same time that Trump is representing the U.S. at the NATO summit in London.

Pompeo told “Fox & Friends” on Monday that there is a long tradition of supporting a president when he is traveling overseas and shouldn’t be distracted by problems at home while discussing international issues with allies.

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