Trump Replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fR7bDYLifo Updated at 12:58 p.m. ET President Trump announced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired on Tuesday morning in a tweet that followed a year of frequent tension between the two leaders. Trump said he is nominating CIA Director Mike Pompeo as Tillerson's replacement, which requires confirmation by the Senate. "Rex and I have been talking about this for a long time ... we got along quite well, but we disagreed on things," Trump told reporters at the White House. "We were not really thinking the same ... with Mike, we have a very similar thought process." State Department officials, on the other hand, said they were caught off guard. "The secretary had every intention of remaining because of the...

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Trump Replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo

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