Pompeo heads to see allies who are turning page on Trump

Washington (AFP) – Secretary of State Mike Pompeo faces an elephant in the room as he heads  Friday on a seven-nation trip to US allies — they have congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory and he most certainly has not.With President Donald Trump refusing to concede and making unsubstantiated claims of fraud, Pompeo, one of his most loyal aides, has dug in with him.”There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration,” Pompeo told reporters Tuesday moments after announcing his trip, causing a stir as critics accused America’s top diplomat of breaking democratic no…

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