Secretary of State Mike Pompeo apparently wants to retire from a possible US Senate from the Trump Administration, said three senior Republican Time magazine with.
However, his reputation is in murky waters in the midst of President Donald Trump's impeachment investigation. Pompeo was one of the first high-ranking officials in the Trump administration to be summoned by the House democrats, but ultimately did not meet their October deadline.
The three Republicans include "one who served in the Trump administration, another" who remains in government, and a third served in several high-level offices and is active in GOP policy, "said Time. They spoke with the magazine on condition of anonymity to discuss their private conversations with Pompeo.
The three Republicans told the magazine that Pompeo intended to remain Secretary of State for next year, but the impeachment investigation could be postponed
Pompeo was known to be a loyal ally of the President, so he was described in a New York article as a "heat-seeking missile for Trumps a̵
"For months rumors have circulated about a campaign by the Pompeo Senate, and while Pompeo repeatedly said 'He has no intention of running, he has not ruled a race,' reported Time. "Pompeo aides have denied that they wanted to resign."
According to Axios reporter Jonathan Swan the State Department categorically denies the report.
Update: This report has been updated to reflect the State Department statement to Axios.