Northeast Georgia's Best Variety of the 80's, 90's, and Today

National Govt & Politics

Posted: March 13, 2018

Rex Tillerson out as Secretary of State, to be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Talks to Reporters Just Hours After Being Fired by President Trump

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

WASHINGTON —

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson was out as secretary of state and said he plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to fill the position amid reports of ongoing tension between Tillerson and Trump.

>> READ MORE: Who is Gina Haspel, the new CIA director nominee?5 things to know about Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson | Pompeo may replace Tillerson under White House plan, reports sayTillerson slams reports he considered resigning, called Trump a 'moron'MORE

There are no comments yet. Be the first to post your thoughts. or Register.