More Washington turmoil: Tillerson now out

(Washington Examiner) President Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

Trump announced via Twitter that Pompeo will do “a fantastic job,” and that Gina Haspel will become the new CIA director.

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that Trump asked Tillerson to step aside on Friday. Tillerson thus cut his trip to Africa short to return to Washington.



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