NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a e-book popping out this fall that covers his years within the Trump administration and, in accordance with his writer, gives “unvarnished appraisals of the deals made and characters encountered along the way.“
Broadside Books, a conservative imprint at HarperCollins Publishers, announced Monday that Pompeo’s untitled book was scheduled for November. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Pompeo “will draw readers deep into the innermost sanctums of government decision-making and reveal the stories and strategic thinking behind key actions regarding North Korea, China, Russia, Iran, Mexico, Israel, Afghanistan, support for international religious freedom, and many other countries and issues,” the announcement reads partly.
Pompeo, 58, is a Republican from Kansas who served three phrases in Congress earlier than President Donald Trump appointed him director of the Central Intelligence Agency in 2017, then secretary of state a yr later. He has speculated a few 2024 presidential run, one that may discover him in competitors together with his former boss. Other former Trump officers thought-about potential candidates — and dealing on books — embody Vice President Mike Pence and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley.
Trump clashed with lots of his cupboard officers, together with Pompeo’s rapid predecessor at state, Rex Tillerson. But Pompeo remained on good phrases with Trump and even broke with precedent for secretaries of state by recording a speech for the 2020 Republican National Convention. He continued to defend him after the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol by Trump supporters, a time when different officers resigned or distanced themselves, and fewer than two weeks later despatched a tweet selling Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize.
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