AMERICANS ABROAD SEEKING HELP TO COME BACK: Sec. of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the press about the State Department’s efforts to repatriate Americans citizens abroad during the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Saturday, the department announced it had retrieved over 18,000 of the 33,000 total Americans who are seeking help from the federal government to get back to the U.S. On Sunday, Pompeo tweeted that ‘our team won't stop until we get all #AmericansHome who wish to return,’ though some citizens abroad have said they’re struggling to even get in contact with the State Department.

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