January 29, 2020

NPR, federal watchdog demand answers on Pompeos evident retaliation over testy NPR interview
President Trump may think it amusing and laudatory that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo berated and cursed out NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly last week after she asked him tough questions about Ukraine and whether he supports his diplomats, but NPR isn't laughing at Pompeo's behavior.The State Department informed NPR diplomatic correspondent Michele Keleman on Sunday, without explanation, that she will no longer be traveling with Pompeo on this week's trip to Britain, Ukraine, and Central Asia. NPR CEO John Lansing demanded an explanation Tuesday and told the State Department if NPR doesn't get satisfactory answers by Wednesday, when Pompeo is scheduled to depart, NPR "will have no choice but to conclude that Ms. Kelemen was removed from the trip in retaliation for the content of NPR's reporting."The government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a Freedom of Information Act request Tuesday seeking emails, text messages, and other records related to the State Department's decision to kick Keleman off Pompeo's trip. "The requested records would shed light on whether the State Department or Secretary Pompeo did, in fact, retaliate against NPR as a result of the contentious January 24, 2020 Interview," CREW's Nikhel Sus wrote in the filing.After Kelly's interview with Pompeo, she told NPR on Friday, he called her into a separate room and "asked, 'Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?' He used the F-word in that sentence and many others." Kelly also said Pompeo made her point out Ukraine on an unlabeled map — she says she did; Pompeo, in his official response, snidely (and improbably) suggested she pointed to Bangladesh. Pompeo also accused Kelly of lying, though emails of her exchange with Pompeo's staff show Kelly was forthright and stayed within agreed-upon parameters.Pompeo calling her a "liar" is "not what bothers me," Kelly wrote in an New York Times op-ed Tuesday. "It matters that people in positions of power — people charged with steering the foreign policy of entire nations — be held to account. The stakes are too high for their impulses and decisions not to be examined in as thoughtful and rigorous an interview as is possible. Journalists don't sit down with senior government officials in the service of scoring political points. We do it in the service of asking tough questions, on behalf of our fellow citizens. And then sharing the answers — or lack thereof — with the world."More stories from theweek.com John Bolton just vindicated Nancy Pelosi It's 2020 and women are exhausted The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant, 8 others didn't have recommended warning system, NTSB says
Related Stories
Latest News
Top news around the world
Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment. Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

Around the World

Celebrity News

> Latest News in Media

Watch It
'Julie and the Phantoms' Star Madison Reyes on How She Was Inspired by Zendaya
September 23, 2020
O39BtXvSHls
Dulé Hill and James Roday Rodriguez Discuss 'Psych 2: Lassie Come Home'
September 23, 2020
vIe_y6kK9So
Execs Break Down How Consumer Habits are Changing
September 23, 2020
tpdR96TMT_g
Emmy-nominated 'Pose' makeup artist breaks down her favorite looks | Page Six Celebrity News
September 23, 2020
mwnf88fnaxE
‘Clueless’ costume designer shares the stories behind the film’s fashion | Page Six Celebrity News
September 23, 2020
vwFBH9ijjj8
Kyle Richards posts message to Teddi Mellencamp after ‘RHOBH’ exit | Page Six Celebrity News
September 23, 2020
j8bMHBoB2Xc
Kim Kardashian's Kid's Are Wild & Cute! | TMZ TV
September 24, 2020
7UfBhWAVuqc
Austin Mahone Wants to Help Kanye and Other Artists Get Their Masters | TMZ
September 23, 2020
dhxZbYnOmZ8
Al Sharpton Urges Voting Over Violence in Wake of Breonna Taylor Case | TMZ
September 23, 2020
Tx8bcGhFv7Q
Mandy Moore Pregnant With First Child | E! News
September 24, 2020
39ueVkwLPWw
Cardi B Already Getting Tons of Flirty DMs After Offset Split | E! News
September 24, 2020
P1D_xGQD8qE
"Cake Boss" Star Buddy Valastro Impales Hand In Accident | E! News
September 24, 2020
TW5uWqXPTSE
TV Schedule
Late Night Show
Watch the latest shows of U.S. top comedians

Sports

Latest sport results, news, videos, interviews and comments
Latest Events
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
AC Milan - Bodo-Glimt
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Ararat-Armenia - Celje
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
APOEL - Zrinjski
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Basel - Anorthosis
24
Sep
PERU: Primera Division, Apertura
Inti Gas Ayacucho - Deportivo Binacional
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Charleroi - Partizan
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Rosenborg - Alanyaspor
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
St. Gallen - AEK
24
Sep
ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group Stage
Persepolis - Al Sharjah
24
Sep
ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group Stage
Al Duhail - Al Taawon
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Willem II - Rangers
24
Sep
ARMENIA: Premier League
Van - Alashkert
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
FC Kobenhavn - Piast Gliwice
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
KI Klaksvik - Dinamo Tb.
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Riga - Celtic
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Wolfsburg - Desna
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Legia - Drita FC
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Sporting - Aberdeen
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Besiktas - Rio Ave
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
CSKA Sofia - B36 Torshavn
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Djurgarden - Cluj
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Rostov - Maccabi Haifa
24
Sep
PORTUGAL: League U-23
Benfica U-23 - Sporting U-23
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
Mura - PSV
24
Sep
ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group Stage
Sepahan - Al Sadd SC Doha
24
Sep
ASIAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Group Stage
Al Nasr Riyadh - Al Ain
24
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Third qualifying round
KuPS - Suduva
24
Sep
KAZAKHSTAN: Premier League
Kaisar - Astana
24
Sep
CHINA: Super League
Jiangsu Suning - Guangzhou Evergrande
24
Sep
KAZAKHSTAN: Premier League
Ordabasy - Kyzyl-Zhar
24
Sep
RUSSIA: PFL, Group 4
Novosibirsk - KAMAZ
24
Sep
RUSSIA: PFL, Group 4
Dinamo Barnaul - Zenit Izhevsk
24
Sep
RUSSIA: PFL, Group 2
Zenit Irkutsk - Leningradets
24
Sep
RUSSIA: PFL, Group 2
Chita - Dinamo M-2
23
Sep
ENGLAND: League Cup
Leicester City - Arsenal
23
Sep
ENGLAND: League Cup
Chelsea - Barnsley
24
Sep
CHINA: Super League
Henan Jianye - Shandong Luneng
24
Sep
KAZAKHSTAN: Premier League
Zhetysu - Shakhter Karaganda
22
Sep
ENGLAND: League Cup
Luton - Manchester United
21
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Wolves - Manchester City
21
Sep
ITALY: Serie A
AC Milan - Bologna
20
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Chelsea - Liverpool
20
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Southampton - Tottenham Hotspur
20
Sep
FRANCE: Ligue 1
Nice - PSG
20
Sep
SPAIN: La Liga
Real Sociedad - Real Madrid
20
Sep
ITALY: Serie A
Juventus - Sampdoria
20
Sep
ITALY: Serie A
Parma - Napoli
19
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Arsenal - West Ham United
19
Sep
ITALY: Serie A
Verona - Roma
19
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Manchester United - Crystal Palace
17
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Second qualifying round
Lokomotiv Plovdiv - Tottenham Hotspur
17
Sep
EUROPA LEAGUE: Second qualifying round
Shamrock - AC Milan
16
Sep
FRANCE: Ligue 1
PSG - Metz
16
Sep
INTERNATIONAL: Club Friendlies
Barcelona - Girona
15
Sep
INTERNATIONAL: Club Friendlies
Inter Milan - Lugano
14
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Brighton - Chelsea
14
Sep
GERMANY: National cup
Duisburg - Borussia Dortmund
13
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur - Everton
13
Sep
FRANCE: Ligue 1
PSG - Marseille
13
Sep
INTERNATIONAL: Club Friendlies
Juventus - Novara
12
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Liverpool - Leeds
12
Sep
ENGLAND: Premier League
Fulham - Arsenal
10
Sep
FRANCE: Ligue 1
Lens - PSG
09
Sep
INTERNATIONAL: Club Friendlies
Frosinone - Roma
Find us on Instagram
at @feedimo to stay up to date with the latest.
Featured Video You Might Like
L1eLanNeZKg i1XRgbyUtOo -g9Qziqbif8 0vmRhiLHE2U JFCZUoa6MYE UfN5PCF5EUo 2PV55f3-UAg W3y9zuI_F64 -7qCxIccihU pQ9gcOoH9R8 g5MRDEXRk4k tudKp5Vhs3k
Copyright © 2020 Feedimo. All Rights Reserved.