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Pompeo ‘let’s it rip’ at today’s CPAC

Pompeo unleashed: Ex-Secretary of State ‘let’s it rip’ at todays CPAC where he spoke before firebrand Rep. Lauren Boebert who promises a barnstorming defense of her Second Amendment rights

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised the crowd at the Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday that he was ‘going to let it rip.’ 

‘I’m not a diplomat,’ he reminded the crowd as he took the Orlando stage. 

This allowed him to critical of President Joe Biden’s early moves on foreign policy, while touting what he viewed as successes during his time working under former President Donald Trump. 

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at CPAC Saturday afternoon, touting the fact that he could 'let it rip' because he's no longer America's top diplomat

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at CPAC Saturday afternoon, touting the fact that he could ‘let it rip’ because he’s no longer America’s top diplomat 

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that he would 'let it rip' during his CPAC speech, which he used to tout former President Donald Trump's foreign policy achievements

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that he would 'let it rip' during his CPAC speech, which he used to tout former President Donald Trump's foreign policy achievements

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo promised that he would ‘let it rip’ during his CPAC speech, which he used to tout former President Donald Trump’s foreign policy achievements 

Former President Donald Trump (left) is photographed on his West Palm Beach golf course Saturday alongside Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (right) a day before he's expected to appear at CPAC

Former President Donald Trump (left) is photographed on his West Palm Beach golf course Saturday alongside Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (right) a day before he's expected to appear at CPAC

Former President Donald Trump (left) is photographed on his West Palm Beach golf course Saturday alongside Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (right) a day before he’s expected to appear at CPAC 

Rep. Lauren Boebert will speak at CPAC Saturday afternoon

Rep. Lauren Boebert will speak at CPAC Saturday afternoon

Rep. Lauren Boebert will speak at CPAC Saturday afternoon 

Pompeo lashed out at Biden’s domestic decisions, such as canceling the KeystoneXL pipeline, which the ex-secretary of state said ‘killed 10,000 jobs.’ 

He also said Chinese President Xi Jinping was smiling ‘every single minute’ about Biden’s decision to rejoin the Paris climate deal.  

Pompeo touted the relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel and the Abraham Accords as huge foreign policy sucesses. 

He pointed to Trump’s dealings with the North Koreans.  

‘Exactly zero tests have been conducted,’ Pompeo said of the North Korean nucldear program, in the aftermath of two summits and a meeting with Trump. ‘That’s real foreign policy.’  

Pompeo also mocked Biden for saying ‘America is back.’

‘Back to what?’ he asked. 

He then suggested that Biden would go too easy on Iran.    

Saturday’s CPAC will also feature an appearance by pro-Second Amendment firebrand Rep. Lauren Boebert. 

Trump is due to make his first speech as a private citizen at the prominent conservative conference on Sunday.  


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