The life of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the West Point valedictorian and former CIA director who’s in hot water amid an inspector general scandal

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In 2018, Mike Pompeo left the CIA to become President Donald Trump’s secretary of state. Over the last two years, Pompeo has been in the spotlight for his relationship with Kim Jong Un, Trump’s impeachment trial, and the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani. Now Pompeo has made headlines again, for urging Trump to fire the inspector general for the US State Department, Steven Linick, amid reports that Linick was conducting three separate investigations into Pompeo. These photos take a look back at Pompeo’s career, from his time as a student at West Point, to the nation’s 70th

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