US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus is an active Navy Reserve officer who previously served as deputy US treasury attaché in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Democratic lawmakers said on Monday Trump might have fired the watchdog, Steve Linick, because he was investigating U.S. military sales to Saudi Arabia.
The State Department Spokeswoman emphasized this point more than once, saying: 'We really think annexation should be part of a peace process where Palestinians should have a say.'
The Department is currently tracking a total of 297 cases overseas and another 71 cases domestically, Walters added.
US State Department accuses Tehran of "nuclear extortion"
'This is the first time the United States has ever designated white supremacists as terrorists, and this illustrates how seriously this administration takes the white supremacist terrorist threat.'
Pompeo announced that the State Department released official guidance on the subject only hours before his address.
The U.S. State Department has said previously it had received videos of the Revolutionary Guards opening fire without warning on protesters in Mahshahr county in southwest Iran.
"These were threats that were located in the region," Pompeo added. "Last night was the time that we needed to strike to make sure that this imminent attack ... was disrupted."
The announcement Friday followed days after the Trump administration sparked controversy in the Jewish community with a controversial executive order protecting Jewish college students.