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CIA director is no-show at event at Harvard after flap over Chelsea Manning hiring

CIA director is no-show at event at Harvard after flap over Chelsea Manning hiring

CIA Director Mike Pompeo was a no-show for a scheduled appearance Thursday at Harvard University — the same day a former top CIA official abruptly resigned as a senior fellow over the school's decision to hire Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified information.

It's unclear if the two events were related. The CIA did not immediately respond to questions about why Pompeo did not appear.

Minutes after the event was to begin, Douglas Elmendorf, dean of the John F. Kennedy School of Government, took the stage and told the audience Pompeo was not there and would not speak.

"We will try to reschedule it as soon as we can, but the CIA director, is...