Pompeo expected to visit Kansas on Thursday

Pompeo expected to visit Kansas on Thursday
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Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo explodes at NPR reporter, asks if she could find Ukraine on a map Huawei endangers Western values The Hill's 12:30 Report: Democrats turn to obstruction charge MORE is expected to visit Kansas on Thursday, in what would be his fourth visit to his home state this year.

Pompeo, who some Republicans hope will run for retiring Sen. Pat RobertsCharles (Pat) Patrick RobertsSenate fails to get deal to speed up fight over impeachment rules Juan Williams: Counting the votes to remove Trump Senate GOP hopes to move new NAFTA deal before impeachment trial MORE's (R-Kansas) seat next year, plans to attend a roundtable discussion for the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board, which makes recommendations to the federal government about skills-based education, The Wichita Eagle reported.

Rep. Ron EstesRonald (Ron) Gene EstesElectric Avenue: The Democrats' crusade to rob from the poor to build electric cars for the rich Pompeo expected to visit Kansas on Thursday Congress must enact greater taxpayer protections MORE (R-Kan.) confirmed to the Eagle that the former Kansas congressman would be in attendance.

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A State Department official told the Eagle there was no travel to announce “at this time.”

Pompeo has not firmly said whether he will run for the Senate, saying he will continue in his present role as long as the president wants him.

The House impeachment inquiry has drawn testimony from a number of officials in Pompeo's department as Democrats investigate Trump's policies and actions with regard to Ukraine. 

Democrats are focused on whether Trump withheld aide to Ukraine to get that country's government to conduct politically motivated investigations that might have helped Trump.