WASHINGTON | The Latest: Pompeo says diplomats’ morale good in shutdown
WASHINGTON —Jan 12, 2019—The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local):
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) says American diplomats’ morale remains “good” despite the government shutdown that’s left many of them working without pay.
Pompeo is traveling in the Middle East as the shutdown is set to enter its fourth week. He says that diplomats realize political “squabbles in Washington” are prolonging the closure.