CNN on the 13th local time, a new senior adviser to the US Department of Defense once said in an interview that several senior US government officials, including Secretary of State Pompeo, “support favoritism towards Israel on the Palestinian-Israeli issue. “Policy” because they all received money from the “Israel lobby.”
According to the report, Douglas McGregor, senior adviser to the new acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller, in an interview in September 2019, US Secretary of State Pompeo, then National Security Advisor John Bolton and Republican Senator Lindsay During their tenure, Graham and others supported a number of policies favoring Israel on the Palestinian-Israeli issue because they received money from the “Israel lobby group.”
McGregor said that in addition to the “Israel lobby”, Pompeo has also received funding from many other countries’ “lobbies.”
McGregor also pointed out in the interview that Bolton had become “very rich” because of his unconditional support for the “Israel lobby.”
According to a CBS report, on October 26, local time, the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman, Democrat Elliott Engel, and Appropriations Committee Chairman Nita Lowe confirmed that the Special Attorney’s Office had launched an investigation. Determine whether Pompeo violated federal law.
According to reports, in August this year, when Pompeo visited Israel as Secretary of State, he recorded a video of a speech supporting President Trump in Jerusalem. This video was shown at the Republican Party Congress held that month. Critics said Pompeo’s actions violated the Hatch Act, which regulates the political activities of employees in the executive branch.
According to the Hatch Act promulgated by the United States in 1939, federal government officials are prohibited from participating in party political activities when performing official duties, except for the president and vice president.