Senator Menendez Grills Pompeo During Closing Remarks at Hearing

ICYMI: Menendez Grills Pompeo During Closing Remarks at Hearing

 “Please don’t talk to me about politics…. if President Obama did what President Trump did in Helsinki, I’d be peeling you off of the Capitol’s ceiling!”

 “Here’s the point: When the President speaks, it IS the policy of the United States… and I must say, sir, when YOU speak around the world, people BELIEVE it is a reflection of the policy of the United States”

 WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today blasted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the end of an SFRC hearing for demeaning members of the committee and refusing to answers questions during his testimony on a variety of national security issues facing the United States, including U.S.-Russia and U.S.-North Korea relations.