Donald Trump’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo has been hired to appear on Fox News as a “contributor,” the conservative cable news channel said Thursday.
“I intend to give viewers a frank, unadorned look at the geopolitics, international relations, and America-first policies that have helped chart the course to unprecedented American prosperity and security. “the former secretary of state and congressman said in a released statement. by Fox.
“Mike Pompeo is one of the United States’ most recognized and respected voices on foreign policy and national security issues,” said Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News Media. “I look forward to his contributions on our range of platforms to share his distinct perspective with our millions of viewers.”
Pompeo took the post of Secretary of State from his predecessor Rex Tillerson in April 2018 until the end of the Trump administration in January 2021. He was previously director of the CIA.
Recently, Pompeo joined calls on the United States to boycott the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing and called the expert report on the origins of the Covid-19 virus a “sham” in connection with ‘a “disinformation campaign” by the World Health Organization. and the Chinese Communist Party.
He was at the forefront of the Trump administration’s stalemate with China.
Fox has hired other members of Trump’s orbit in recent months, including his daughter-in-law and campaign advisor Lara Trump and former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany.
The network found itself embroiled in controversies over Trump’s fake election-rigging allegations in 2020, with voting machine maker Dominion seeking more than $ 1 billion in a lawsuit over allegations Fox allegedly implicated the company in. false claims.
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