Pompeo cancels last foreign trip amid Trump impeachment moves

Washington (AFP) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday canceled his final foreign trip scheduled this week as President Donald Trump faces a second impeachment vote. Pompeo will assist “a smooth and orderly transition process” to President-elect Joe Biden that includes identifying officials who will stay on temporarily as the new administration takes charge, State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said. “As a result, we are cancelling all planned travel this week, including the Secretary’s trip to Europe,” she said in a statement. The State Department announced Monday that Pompeo …

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