Pompeo to speak in South Carolina on Veterans Day

Pompeo to speak in South Carolina on Veterans Day

Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoIran lays foundation for second nuclear plant: report Pompeo knocks Iran's treatment of UN nuclear inspector Reagan statue unveiled near site where he called for Gorbachev to 'tear down' Berlin Wall MORE will give a speech to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets at The Citadel on Monday in honor of Veterans Day.

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However, the Kansas City Star reports that Pompeo, a graduate of West Point and a potential 2020 Senate candidate in his home state of Kansas, will also be meeting with several important GOP lawmakers from the Palmetto State.

Sources told the paper that Pompeo will sit down with South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster (R) to thank him for his support of Gen. Robert Caslen, a classmate of Pompeo’s who is slated to be the next president of the University of South Carolina.

Additionally, state party Chairman Drew McKissick will attend a lunch held in Pompeo's honor following his speech at The Citadel.

Sen. Tim ScottTimothy (Tim) Eugene ScottPompeo to speak in South Carolina on Veterans Day The Hill's 12:30 Report: House takes major step by voting to approve impeachment procedures Treasury, IRS propose form to collect data about investments in opportunity zones MORE (R-S.C.), who entered the House in 2010 with Pompeo and maintains a close friendship with the secretary of State, is also scheduled to meet with Pompeo over the weekend.

Pompeo has repeatedly publicly downplayed his interest in running for Senate, but his multiple trips to Kansas this year have raised eyebrows.