Pompeo Agreed it Was Appropriate to Describe Kim Jong Un as ‘a Tyrant’

April 19, 2019 | 2:57 AM EDT

Testifying before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on April 9, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) whether his description of Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro as a “tyrant” was a term also applicable to Kim Jong Un, and replied, “Sure, I’m sure I’ve said that.”

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