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This Week: The Former Raytheon Lobbyist At The State Department

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June 6, 2019 6:04 p.m.

It smelled a little swampy late last month when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Congress that the Trump administration wouldn’t be waiting for its approval to sell billions of weapons to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan. The administration used emergency powers to do so, citing the “fundamental threat” posed by Iran’s alleged misbehavior.

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