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Trump administration denies embassies' requests to stir satisfaction flag on flagpoles: experiences

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who was a conservative House member before Trump nominated him to run the Central Intelligence Agency, was behind the move, according to NBC, which broke the story.

All around the Obama administration, the authorities granted blanket permission to embassies in a foreign country to flee the pride flag at some level of June.

The U.S. embassies in Seoul, South Korea, and Chennai, India, have prominently displayed rainbow flags on the sides of their buildings for Pride Month, according to the report.

On Friday, the Trump Administration was reportedly rejecting requests from USA embassies to display the rainbow pride flag on official flagpoles in celebration of Pride Month, according to an NBC News report. "No approvals have been granted".

"[It's] a routine thing that happens", a source from Berlin told NBC News, explaining that there has been no problem in previous years.

The flag can (and will be) flown in other areas of the embassies, but they are not allowed on the official flagpole. Chad Griffin, the president of the Human Rights Marketing and marketing campaign, condemned Trump's tweets honoring pleasure month.

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Richard Grenell, the United States Ambassador to Germany, is the most senior openly gay member of the Trump administration and is now leading a campaign to legalise homosexuality in the 70 countries that still criminalise it. Below Snarl Department coverage, embassies that deserve to flee the flag on their flagpoles are expected to receive permission from Washington.

While it may not be allowed to be presented on the outside of the building, German embassy spokesman Joseph Giordono-Scholz told NBC that "the pride flag will be on as many places as it can at the embassy".

Which potential, embassies and consulates would possibly perhaps well well perchance mark both occasions nevertheless they wished, then all as soon as more it smooth required them to succeed in out to Washington for recognition of the flag to be raised on the flagpole. The U.S. Embassy in Riga, Latvia, referred questions about the flag to the Snarl Department.

The LGBTQ advocacy group GLAAD criticized the rejection of embassies' requests, tweeting: "Remember last week when President Donald Trump was pretending to celebrate Pride Month?"

"As we celebrate LGBT Pride Month and survey the approved contributions LGBT of us contain made to our gargantuan Nation, let us also stand in solidarity with the many LGBT of us that live in dozens of nations worldwide that punish, imprison, or even attain individuals on the root of their sexual orientation", he tweeted.

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