House Hearing on Firing of Inspector General

House Hearing on Firing of Inspector General

R. Clarke Cooper, Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, speaks to Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Vir., after testifying before a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing looking into the firing of State Department Inspector General Steven Linick, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. The foreign affairs committee issued the subpoenas as part of the panel's probe into accusations that Linick was fired while investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's role in a controversial $8 billion weapons sale to Saudi Arabia. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI