Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is planning to host numerous large-scale, indoor holiday parties at the agency’s Washington, D.C. headquarters, even as other State Dept. leaders have warned staffers against personally attending any “non-mission critical events” as the Covid-19 pandemic rages out of control.
According to the Washington Post, event planners have been told to ignore the many public health guidelines in place in the District of Columbia, in order to host a number of swanky events with large crowds, food, and drinks at the State Dept. building in the next few weeks.
Per the Post, one such event is scheduled to have nearly 1,000 attendees, an intensely reckless move that has the potential