CAIR Pushes Effort to Block Pompeo Confirmation


CNS: As the battle over CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination as secretary of state reaches make-or-break, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Friday plans a joint event with mostly other Muslim groups to urge the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to vote him down on Monday.

Taking part at the news conference at the National Press Club will be representatives from the Muslim Public Affairs Council, Islamic Circle of North America, American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, American Muslims for Palestine and National Religious Campaign Against Torture Action Fund.

“CAIR is also calling on all those who value America’s traditions of religious inclusion and respect for diversity to contact members of the U.S. Senate to oppose Pompeo’s confirmation,” said the group, which describes Pompeo as an “Islamophobe.” more …

Opinion: BPT News rule of thumb: To evaluate a headline with a scriptural lens look at who is for it – and who is against.

  • CAIR is a known supporter of Hamas
  • CAIR served as advisers to Barack Obama
  • CAIR is against Mike Pompeo

Mike Pompeo, a Christian West Point graduate – no wonder CAIR and the progressive left are against him.