“I would rather have him on the phone with some world leader than have him wash dishes because maybe his wife isn’t there,” Mr. Trump said in Mr. Pompeo’s defense. Ambassador David Friedman, left, during a moment of silence after placing a wreath on the holocaust memorial Yad Vashem March 21, 2019 in Jerusalem, Israel. 1st May 2018. The Getty Images design is a trademark of Getty Images. Sitting left to right are: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Susan Pompeo, U.S. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center, stands for a photo after being sworn in as the 70th Secretary of State in the West Conference Room of the Supreme Court April 26, 2018 in Washington, DC. “We’ve been great partners,” he said in an interview in Kansas last year, “in everything that we’ve done together.”. https://www.alamy.com/licenses-and-pricing/?v=1, https://www.alamy.com/us-secretary-of-state-mike-pompeo-left-and-his-wife-susan-pompeo-right-stands-with-brazilian-president-jair-bolsonaro-and-brazilian-first-lady-michelle-de-paula-firmo-reinaldo-bolsonaro-during-the-inaugural-january-1-2019-in-brasilia-brazil-image230025332.html, Washington, DC, USA. Select from premium Susan Pompeo images of the highest quality. Susan Pompeo Stock Photos and Images (143) Page 1 of 2. On Monday, President Trump said he had “never heard of” Mr. Linick but fired him after “I was asked by the State Department, by Mike.”. Mike Michaelis, who hired Susan Pompeo in the 1980s to work at Emprise Bank in Wichita, Kan., where she later met her husband, described her as “very smart, able to get in front of people and be very articulate.”. Formerly Susan had a job as the vice-president of a bank, it is possible that she makes a living from the same sector. It is an uninvited turn for a woman who has long appeared to relish the relationships and perks of being a politician’s wife, and who has been far more vibrant in the limelight than Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, the other half of a “down-to-earth power couple,” as they have been called in their home state of Kansas. Your team’s Premium Access agreement is expiring soon. They had met in Kansas after Mike had gotten divorced from his first wife Leslie Libert in the late 1990s. If so, the last few days have surely tested her mettle. At a time when most State Department staff weren't allowed to travel for work and some weren't even allowed to use their work phones, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's wife Susan … Susan is accomplished in her own right. 11th Aug, 2020. Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state, his wife, Susan Pompeo, and their son, Nick, listen as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks, during a swearing-in ceremony for Pompeo, at the State Department, in Washington, DC, U.S., on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. 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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, flanked by Susan Pompeo and President Donald Trump, is sworn-in by Vice President Mike Pence at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on May 2, 2018. https://www.alamy.com/us-secretary-of-state-mike-pompeo-flanked-by-susan-pompeo-and-president-donald-trump-is-sworn-in-by-vice-president-mike-pence-at-the-us-department-of-state-in-washington-dc-on-may-2-2018-image216570104.html, Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state, is sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence, as U.S. President Donald Trump, Susan Pompeo, and Nick Pompeo look on, at the State Department, in Washington, D.C. on May 2, 2018. She continued to work with the ‘Delta Gamma Fraternity.’ Susan has also served on the boards of ‘Music Theater of Wichita,’ ‘Arts Partners,’ the ‘Wichita Art Museum,’ and the ‘Jr. Susan Pompeo has also been associated with the ‘Dwight D. Eisenhower Excellence in Public Services Series’ and supports women’s representation in ‘Republican’ politics. 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