Trump sacks Rex Tillerson as state secretary

2018-03-13 18:41:46

US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo.

Thanking Mr. Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr. Trump said the new state secretary would do "a fantastic job".

Mr. Tillerson, a former chief executive of ExxonMobil, was only appointed to the job just over a year ago.

The president also nominated Gina Haspel to become the first woman director of the CIA. (BBC)

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  • Summa Tuesday, 13 March 2018 22:19

    Mr Trump are you trying to imitate SriLanka? No way, you cannot!!

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