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Doggy Care And Gold Nut Bowls: The Pompeos Were Shameless In Their Personal Asks To Gov’t Staffers

CIA Director Mike Pompeo and his wife Susan arrive at the White House for a state dinner on April 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)
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April 19, 2021 5:20 p.m.

A newly released report by the State Department Inspector General’s Office (OIG) showed how former Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and his wife Susan Pompeo used the department as their personal (taxpayer-funded) TaskRabbit with more than 100 requests to staffers for help on all kinds of errands during the secretary’s time at the helm of the department.

Here are some of the most audacious tasks the Pompeos asked government employees to do (when they didn’t involve using department money to host dozens of fancy private dinners with conservative donors):

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