United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from Jerusalem during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Photo: Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from Jerusalem during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Photo: Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from Jerusalem during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Photo: Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP

Pompeo uses controversial platform at Republican convention to praise Trump’s hard line on China

  • The US Secretary of State drew scrutiny for his party political speech, blurring long established lines between the foreign service and political campaigning
  • The term ‘China virus’ and other issues relating to China-US relations have been prominent throughout the first two days of the Republican National Convention

Topic |   US-China relations
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from Jerusalem during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Photo: Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from Jerusalem during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Photo: Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks from Jerusalem during the second night of the Republican National Convention on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Photo: Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via AP
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