Mike Pompeo began the Trump era as an opponent of the future 45th president. But by the time Donald Trump exited the White House in January 2021, the former CIA director and former Secretary of State had emerged as perhaps his most trusted Cabinet official.

In this episode, Pompeo talks Afghanistan; discusses his experience in the Trump administration, sounds off on the former president’s impact on the Republican Party; and addresses the question of how Trump’s plans for a 2024 bid might impact his own presidential ambitions.

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  1. Columbo Member
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    God bless Mike Pompeo! Imagine the pressure he took from all his friends and colleagues to avoid President Trump at all costs. And the Country and its President benefited from his service. When Trump took out a real enemy target by a Drone attack, the President was universally condemned by democrats and squishy repubs alike. Now …. where is the outrage and condemnation of Biden?!!

    Anyone here at Ricochet who screamed at President Trump needs to be similarly outraged at Biden for his indiscriminate murder of a social worker and several children. #BloodOnHands

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  2. Blue Yeti Admin
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    Columbo (View Comment):

    God bless Mike Pompeo! Imagine the pressure he took from all his friends and colleagues to avoid President Trump at all costs. And the Country and its President benefited from his service. When Trump took out a real enemy target by a Drone attack, the President was universally condemned by democrats and squishy repubs alike. Now …. where is the outrage and condemnation of Biden?!!

    Anyone here at Ricochet who screamed at President Trump needs to be similarly outraged at Biden for his indiscriminate murder of a social worker and several children. #BloodOnHands

    Side note: we recorded this show with Secretary Pompeo on Zoom and he has lost a lot of weight since he left the government and looks great: 

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