Two top U.S. intelligence leaders told members of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday that President Donald Trump has “reentered the battle space” to assert American leadership around the globe after years under Barack Obama’s watch where it was “completely absent.”
“This administration has reentered the battle space in places the previous administration was completely absent,” CIA Director Mike Pompeo said during the hearing focused on threats the United States faces around the world.
Pompeo said in his experience the world community welcomes American leadership.
“They are not looking for American soldiers,” Pompeo said. “They’re not looking for boots on the ground.”
“They’re looking for American leadership around the globe and this president has reentered that space in a way that I think will serve America’s interest very well,” Pompeo…
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