Mike Pompeo is CIA Director.
|2017.01.10||Trump's cabinet nominees donated money to senators responsible for reviewing their appointments. wsj.com (See also Jeff Sessions, Conflicts of Interest, Trump Cabinet, Tom Price, Dan Coats, Mike Mulvaney)|
|2017.01.12||Mike Pompeo, Trump nominee for C.I.A. director, says he can't imagine the President-elect asking him to torture detainees, but there's reason to question that belief. newyorker.com (See also Central Intelligence Agency)|
|2017.01.12||Trump's CIA pick describes hacking of U.S. election as 'aggressive action' by Russian senior officials. cnn.com (See also Russian Meddling in Election)|
|2017.01.16||This is the full transcript of Donald Trump’s interview with Michael Gove and Kai Diekmann, former chief editor of the German newspaper Bild. thetimes.co.uk (See also First 100 Days, Germany, United Kingdom, Trade, Syria, Afghanistan, ISIS, Russia, NATO, Iran, Israel, Ireland, European Union, Mexico, China, Central Intelligence Agency, Jared Kushner, Ivanka Trump, Muslim Immigration Ban, Muslim Registry)|
|2017.01.23||Mike Pompeo is confirmed to lead C.I.A., as Rex Tillerson advances out of committee to face full senate vote next week. nytimes.com (See also First 100 Days, Rex Tillerson)|
|2017.01.25||This is a transcript of ABC News anchor David Muir’s interview with President Trump. abcnews.go.com (See also First 100 Days, Mexico Wall, NAFTA, Trade, Jeff Sessions, John Kelly, DACA, Voter Fraud, James Mattis, Iraq, Infrastructure, Affordable Care Act, Muslim Immigration Ban)|
This is a transcript of ABC News anchor David Muir’s interview with President Trump on Jan. 25, 2017.
|2017.01.26||Trump’s executive orders, drawn up without consulting his Cabinet or legal experts, leave government agencies in the dark, Republican leaders scrambling to catch up, and policy experts wondering if some of them are even legal. vanityfair.com (See also First 100 Days, Stephen Miller, James Mattis, Department of Defense, Central Intelligence Agency, Keystone XL Pipeline, Sanctuary Cities, Mexico Wall, Steve Bannon, Unprecedented Actions)|
Initiatives are largely being churned out without proper review and the strategy could backfire. David Vladeck, a law professor at Georgetown University and a former official at the Federal Trade Commission, told Politico. “A government by edict is not a sustainable idea.”
|2017.02.18||Sources from the White House report that Trump yelled at CIA director, Mike Pompeo, for not pushing back strongly enough over reports of a "chill" in the information flow to Trump. cbsnews.com (See also First 100 Days, Central Intelligence Agency.)|
|2017.06.20||Despite senior officials across the government convinced that Michael T. Flynn had become vulnerable to Russian blackmail, every day for three weeks, the CIA director Mike Pompeo briefed Trump on the nation's most sensitive intelligence with Mr. Flynn. nytimes.com (See also Russia, Trump Relationship with Russia, Russian Meddling in Election, Corruption, Michael Flynn)|
|2017.08.24||CIA director Mike Pompeo has not impeded work looking into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, but several officials said there is concern about what he might do if the CIA uncovered new information potentially damaging to Trump. washingtonpost.com (See also Russian Meddling in Election, Trump Relationship with Russia, 2016 Campaign)|