According to an MSNBC news report, the inspector general that President Donald Trump fired, was investigating Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for allegedly forcing staff to walk his dog, pick up his dry-cleaning, and handle orders from his wife.
Breaking on @MSNBC: The State Department Inspector General removed by Trump was looking into whether Mike Pompeo made a staffer walk his dog, pick up dry cleaning, and make dinner reservations for Pompeo and his wife, among other personal errands, per two congressional officials.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) May 17, 2020
According to the New York Times, it puts the spotlight on Pompeo for his use of taxpayer dollars and government resources to fly back and forth to Kansas while he was considering a run for the U.S. Senate. Pompeo also drew criticism for bringing his wife Susan with him on government trips during a government shutdown.
Pompeo was already under investigation for whistleblower complaints saying he forced secret service agents to run errands like getting him takeout or getting their dog from the groomer’s.