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Mike Pompeo warns China of a threat to America with its global expansion drive


US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said China is at risk for "freedom-loving countries and democracies" as it drives global expansion in its recent demonstration against the communist superpower.

Pompeo said China has withdrawn from promises not to send warships to the South China Sea and has "reduced" Hong Kong's one-country-two-systems policy.

He said China's actions are leading the US-Beijing dispute "far beyond the corona virus."

He told Breitbart on the right side of the news: "What the Chinese Communist Party is doing goes so far beyond what happened in the time of this corona virus."

"I think the American people and I hope that people around the world understand the risk to the globe – to freedom-loving countries and democracies around the world – that is being caused by the actions of the Chinese Communist Party."

It is his last rant against the communist superpower. Pictured: Chinese President Xi Jinping

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (left) said China (Chinese President Xi Jinping, right) posed a risk to "freedom-loving countries and democracies" in its recent rant against the communist superpower

China has a significant impact on Asia, Europe and parts of Africa with miles of seaports, roads and railways

China has a significant impact on Asia, Europe and parts of Africa with miles of seaports, roads and railways

The State Department's IG dismissed by Trump examined Pompeo

BY LAUREN FRUEN FOR DAILYMAIL.COM

The State Department Inspector General, dismissed by President Trump, is said to have investigated allegations that Mike Pompeo made an employee go for a walk with his dog and pick up his dry cleaner.

Donald Trump announced the planned removal of Inspector General Steve Linick in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi late Friday evening. He was the fourth government inspector general to be ousted in the past few weeks.

Trump announced late Friday that he had fired pictured inspector general Steve Linick, an Obama administration commissioner whose office was critical of what it saw as a political bias in State Department management

Two officials have now told NBC Linick that they are reviewing whether Secretary of State Pompeo has made the employee perform personal tasks, including booking dinner reservations for the Republican and his wife.

Democrats demanded on Saturday that the White House release all records of Trump's recent firing of a federal guard, suggesting that Pompeo is responsible for what "may be illegal retaliation."

A White House official said on condition of anonymity: "Secretary Pompeo recommended the move and President Trump agreed."

Trump's adviser Peter Navarro downplayed the dismissal of the State Department's top internal watchdog on Sunday, saying the "deep state" was causing problems for the administration and those who are not loyal must go.

The top Democrats on the House and Senate Foreign Relations Committee questioned the timing and motivation for a so-called "unprecedented removal".

"We are invariably opposed to the politically motivated dismissal of inspectors-general and the President's removal of these critical positions," said House Panel chairman Eliot Engel and Senator Bob Menendez, the senior Democrat on the Senate's External Relations Panel a statement announcing the investigation.

The two Democrats said they understood that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo personally recommended Linick's dismissal because the Inspector General "had initiated an investigation into Secretary Pompeo's wrongdoing himself."

A spokesman for the State Department confirmed that Linick had been released, but did not comment on the democratic investigation or Pompeo's role in the release.

The agency said Stephen Akard, director of the Foreign Missions Office, will take over the watchdog job.

Linick, who was elected to the role under the Obama administration in 2013, is the fourth inspector general who has been dismissed by Trump since early April after the president was acquitted by the Republican Senate in February.

Pelosi called the repression an acceleration of a "dangerous pattern of retribution".

Pompeo's statements are the latest in a word war between the two superpowers on how to deal with the Covid 19 pandemic, the first of which was reported in Wuhan.

Last month, Pompeo accused the Chinese Communist Party of not being transparent about the spread of the coronavirus, claiming that they had not shared samples of the bug, "making it impossible to follow the development of the disease."

China admitted on Friday that it destroyed early samples of COVID-19 in unauthorized laboratories.

Earlier this month, he said there was "tremendous evidence" that the coronavirus pandemic had occurred in a Wuhan laboratory.

His harsh words prompted a Chinese government newspaper to accuse him of betraying his belief.

The Global Times, a major communist propaganda site, claimed that Pompeo, as a "pious Christian", committed the sin of lying and proposed to punish him, while the Chinese state broadcaster described him as "evil".

In his interview with Breitbart this weekend, Pompeo said: "You came up to me too. All kinds of names. & # 39;

He added, "These attacks show weakness, not determination of the Chinese Communist Party."

Pompeo's criticism mirrored that of the president in recent weeks as coronavirus deaths continued to rise in the United States, making the country the worst affected country in the world.

Donald Trump has insisted that Beijing has ruthlessly concealed key information about the outbreak.

Trump claimed to have seen evidence that the corona virus started in Wuhan's virology lab and warned he could impose $ 1 trillion in tariffs on China in retaliation for the pandemic.

And on Wednesday, the president said "the ink is barely dry" in a trade deal when the "plague struck the world from China."

Yesterday Pompeo warned China not to disturb American journalists working in Hong Kong.

In a statement, he said, “I recently noticed that the Chinese government has threatened to interfere in the work of American journalists in Hong Kong.

"These journalists are members of a free press, not a propaganda squad."

"Any decision that affects Hong Kong's autonomy and freedoms, as guaranteed in the Sino-British Joint Declaration and the Basic Law, would inevitably affect our assessment of a country, two systems, and the status of the territory."

"One country, two systems" is the agreement under which Hong Kong was returned from Britain to China in 1997 to ensure rights and freedoms in the semi-autonomous city.

In February, China kicked three journalists out of the Wall Street Journal after the newspaper published an opinion piece on the coronavirus crisis with a headline that Beijing considered racist.

Weeks later, Washington reduced the number of Chinese nationals in government news agencies in the United States.

Beijing responded in March by expelling more than a dozen American journalists from the New York Times, the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal.

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs also announced the landmark announcement that these journalists are not allowed to work in Hong Kong, although the financial center is nominally responsible for its own immigration policy.

On Wednesday, the president said "the ink is barely dry in a trade deal" when the "plague struck the world from China."

On Wednesday, the president said "the ink is barely dry in a trade deal" when the "plague struck the world from China."

China has confirmed that it destroyed early samples of COVID-19, confirming a statement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo late last month. A worker is pictured in a laboratory in Wuhan, China

China has confirmed that it destroyed early samples of COVID-19, confirming a statement by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo late last month. A worker is pictured in a laboratory in Wuhan, China

Liu Dengfeng (picture), a supervisor from the Chinese National Health Commission, admitted that early samples of the corona virus had been destroyed

Liu Dengfeng (picture), a supervisor from the Chinese National Health Commission, admitted that early samples of the corona virus had been destroyed

The semi-autonomous financial center is an important regional basis for international media, also because it has certain freedoms that are denied on the authoritarian mainland. Foreign journalists displaced from China have often moved to Hong Kong in the past.

Zhao Lijian, deputy director of the Department of Information at the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, replied: "We have often said that Hong Kong's affairs are purely China's domestic affairs and that no foreign government organization or individual has the right to intervene."

On Friday, Chinese state media reported that China was planning "necessary" retaliation to punish American politicians.

Beijing's sources stressed that the sanctions to be announced by the Communist Party will "affect" the upcoming US presidential election in November.

The sentences are also imposed on Missouri and "other United States individuals and organizations" who have sued China for allegedly ill-treating the health crisis, the Global Times reported, citing insiders.

Missouri filed a lawsuit against China last month, accusing him of "lying to the world about the danger and contagious nature of COVID-19". Mississippi said a day later that it was also preparing to sue Beijing for similar reasons.

Last month, the United States deployed two combined exercise ships, not far from where a Chinese government survey ship, Haiyang Dizhi 8, is expected to operate. Pompeo said China has withdrawn from promises not to send warships to the South China Sea

Last month, the United States deployed two combined exercise ships, not far from where a Chinese government survey ship, Haiyang Dizhi 8, is expected to operate. Pompeo said China has withdrawn from promises not to send warships to the South China Sea

The United States Navy announced that it had stationed the USS Montgomery (see above on Friday) in a controversial area of ​​the controversial South China Sea

The United States Navy announced that it had stationed the USS Montgomery (see above on Friday) in a controversial area of ​​the controversial South China Sea

Mike Pompeo is currently involved in a controversy over President Trump's Inspector General of the State Department.

Inspector General Steve Linick is said to have investigated allegations that Pompeo made an employee take his dog for a walk and collect his dry cleaner.

Donald Trump announced the planned removal of Inspector General Linick in a letter to House Speaker spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi late Friday evening.

He was the fourth government inspector general to be ousted in the past few weeks.

Two officials have now told NBC Linick that they are reviewing whether Secretary of State Pompeo has made the employee perform personal tasks, including booking dinner reservations for the Republican and his wife.

Democrats demanded on Saturday that the White House release all records of Trump's recent firing of a federal guard, suggesting that Pompeo is responsible for what "may be illegal retaliation."

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