Pompeo and US UN envoy scrap trips to Europe, Taiwan, citing need to ensure ‘smooth and orderly’ transition to Biden administration

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cancelled his final official visit to Europe, while Washington’s UN envoy scrapped a trip to Taiwan, officials said Tuesday, as President Donald Trump faces an impeachment vote in Congress. The two-day stay in Europe would have been Pompeo’s last foreign trip as Washington’s top diplomat before Democrat Joe Biden […]