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Rex Tillerson out as secretary of state; Trump announces CIA's Mike Pompeo as replacement

One year ago   |   By WLWT

President Donald Trump announced Rex Tillerson is out as the nation's top diplomat.
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Trump dumps Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, to be replaced by CIA director

Trump dumps Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, to be replaced by CIA director

One year ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of state. President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that he's naming CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson.
Pompeo is to be replaced at CIA by Gina Haspel, Pompeo's deputy at CIA. She would be the first woman in that role.
Tillerson had just returned from a shortened trip to Africa hours before Trump's announcement. Trump offered no explanation for the change.
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Trump Replacing Secretary of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Trump Replacing Secretary of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo

One year ago   |   By NPR

President Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning that former congressman and CIA director Mike Pompeo will take over for Rex Tillerson, who has had a strained relationship with the president.
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Tillerson out at State, to be replaced by CIA chief Pompeo

One year ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has ousted Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, tweeting in a surprise Tuesday morning announcement that Tillerson will be replaced by CIA director Mike Pompeo. A White House official said Trump wanted to have a new team in place ahead of upcoming talks with North Korea and various trade talks. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the official was not authorized to speak publicly.
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Rex Tillerson out as secretary of state, to be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo

One year ago   |   By ABC

Rex Tillerson has is out as secretary of state and will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump announced in a tweet Tuesday morning.
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Trump says Tillerson out as secretary of state

One year ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is replacing Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, nominating CIA Director Mike Pompeo in his place. "Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job!" Trump tweeted Tuesday. "Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all! Pompeo's favored status in the West Wing for months led administration officials to view him as Tillerson's likely replacement. Haspel, who Trump said would replace Pompeo...
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Rex Tillerson Out as Trump's Secretary of State, Replaced by Mike Pompeo

One year ago   |   By NY Times

Rex W. Tillerson, a former chief executive of Exxon Mobil, had been among President Trump's most well-regarded cabinet choices. He is replaced by Mike Pompeo, currently the C.I.A. director.
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Trump ousts Secretary of State Tillerson, taps CIA director Pompeo

One year ago   |   By Reuters

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, and had tapped Gina Haspel to lead the CIA.
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Trump fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson; will replace him with CIA chief Pompeo

One year ago   |   By Post Gazette

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate negotiations with North Korea, White House officials said Tuesday.
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