It was noted that "the Biden administration must now follow up with greater action to protect human rights WITHIN the United States."
Sen. Joni Ernst blames the State Department for the delays getting Special Immigrant Visas processed for Afghans, but fails to mention the backlog they inherited from Trump and Stephen Miller.
Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst went after the State Department for failing to start getting Afghan Special Immigrant Visas processed more quickly prior to July, but failed to note the broken system and backlog they inherited from Trump.
Invitations have been sent to 900, despite the State Department's own guidelines that such events go virtual instead.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said that he wold ensure a “smooth transition” to a “second Trump administration.”
In a speech at the State Department — on unalienable rights — of all things, the Secretary of State chose to bash a project that brought the history of slavery in America to life.
The plan would see the international role currently held by USAID stripped away. Instead, power would be centralized in the safely inspector-general-free State Department, with Deborah Birx as the expected head of this new division.
Speculation about why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo got Donald Trump to fire the State Department’s internal watchdog has centered around two investigations, and Trump has made it clear he's perfectly fine with either abuse they were looking into.
MSNBC's Alex Witt and Monica Alba discuss the late night firing of the State Department Inspector General Steve Linick.
Trump has purged yet another inspector general, State Department IG Steve Linick.
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