Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Paris on Saturday morning and began the first leg of the Seven Nations Tour. In the next ten days, Pompeo will visit France, Turkey, Georgia, Israel, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
During Pompey’s trip, foreign leaders began to admit that President-elect Biden had won the presidential election, and even refused to recognize it as President Donald Trump. Mr. Biden spoke with French President Emmanuel Wan’an and the visiting leaders of the country to congratulate him on his election.
However, Pompeo has stated that he believes that Mr. Trump won the re-election, even though Biden received 306 electoral votes, far exceeding the 270 threshold to be elected.WhenRegarding the contact between the State Department and Biden’s transition team, Pompeo replied that there will be a “smooth transition to the second Trump administration.”
A reporter asked at a press conference of the Department of Information on Tuesday: “Is the State Department currently in contact with the Biden Transition Team? If it does not, when will it hinder a smooth transition or pose a threat to national security.”
Pompeo responded: “There will be a smooth transition to the second Trump administration.” “The world should be full of confidence to ensure that the State Department succeeds today, today, and succeeds in the work of taking office as president at noon on January 20. The necessary transition will also be successful.”
Pompeo clarified his comments in an interview late Tuesday.
“Our opponents should know that we are ready, we will continue to work hard, and we will continue until January. Then on January 20, we will make a transition, whether it is the transition to the Trump administration or what I am talking about today The Trump administration, or the government led by former Vice President Biden.” Pompeo said.
The United States Administration of General Services, the agency responsible for overseeing the president’s transition, has not yet officially initiated this process.But Mr. Biden continuedWithout the guidance of the State Council.