Pompeo to speak to influential conservative group in Iowa

Pompeo to speak to influential conservative group in Iowa
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Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Senate deadlocked on relief measures The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden vs. Trump as Sanders exits race GOP rep calls for US to bring international case against China over coronavirus MORE is scheduled to speak next month at an event hosted by The Family Leader Foundation, a prominent conservative group in Iowa, the organization announced Thursday.

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The faith-based group is led by Bob Vander Plaats, a leading religious conservative in Iowa and a former gubernatorial candidate. Pompeo is slated to speak March 21 at an event titled “An Evening of International Impact” in Des Moines.

Pompeo will be speaking alongside Joel Rosenberg, an Israeli-based conservative commentator, author and Fox News columnist.

“As tensions mount in the Middle East, we wanted to set apart an evening to begin a conversation,” Vander Plaats said in a statement. “We have invited Rosenberg and Secretary Pompeo to sit down with us and discuss the current global situation, America’s role, and the impact our faith has on these circumstances.”

The Family Leader Foundation is a common destination for prospective presidential candidates, including Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzLawmakers announce legislation to fund government purchases of oil Overnight Energy: Oil giants meet with Trump at White House | Interior extends tenure of controversial land management chief | Oil prices tick up on hopes of Russia-Saudi deal Oil giants meet at White House amid talk of buying strategic reserves MORE (R-Texas) ahead of his 2016 bid.