Mike Pompeo Stonewalls Amid Intense Questioning on Why He Didn’t Defend Yovanovitch: ‘Said All I’m Going to Say’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with NPR host Mary Louise Kelly and faced a grilling over former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.

Kelly spoke with Pompeo about Iran before asking about Yovanovitch, given the push to oust her uncovered in the impeachment inquiry. ABC News obtained audio today purporting to be President Donald Trump telling associates in 2018 he wanted Yovanovitch fired.

In the interview today, Kelly asked Pompeo if he owes Yovanovitch an apology.

Pompeo started by saying “I agreed to come on your show today to talk about Iran” before defending the administration’s Ukraine policy and saying, “I just don’t have anything else to say about that.”

After pointing out she had confirmed with his staff she
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