The coda to 's interview with is shocking. As described on : He screamed, swore at her, and said she couldn't find Ukraine on a map. He ordered staffers to bring a blank map. She pointed to Ukraine and thanked him for his time.
This is how spoke to NPR's Mary Louise Kelly. is an indefatigable reporter and is exquisitely polite and collegial, one of the gems of this business. What boorish and inexcusable behavior.
As described on : Following 's interview with , he screamed, swore at her, and said she couldn't find Ukraine on a map. He ordered staffers to bring a blank map. She pointed to Ukraine and thanked him for his time.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was interviewed by on Iran and Ukraine — and ended the interview after questions about former ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. Read the transcript
.'s interview with went in a direction we weren't expecting. As described on : He screamed, swore at her and said she couldn't find Ukraine on a map. See the transcript for yourself:
This man graduated from West Point. What a disgrace. He also hates being challenged by reporters, especially women.
Here is the transcript.
Transcript: NPR's Full Interview With Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo
What an exchange. Listen to the full interview of by our co-host . And then listen to her recap what happened OFF-MIC, after the interview was done. The Sec of State uses the F-word w/ her & makes her find Ukraine on a map.
There’s a lot to say about interview with Pompeo. Like the journalistic skill deployed when he makes an erroneous accusation about anonymous sources.
READ: A full transcript of NPR's interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
You will read about this interview. You should also read it. Before his meltdown, Pompeo gives a perfect presentation of his foreign policy. It’s all Bully and BS. False claims, fake facts, whataboutism, misdirection, refusal to answers basic questions.
Could Pompeo find on a blank map where #Iran reprocesses plutonium? No, of course not. Because Iran doesn't reprocess plutonium. Why did he say in the interview they have to stop?