Trump Fires Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson
It was clear that President Trump and Tillerson didn’t see eye to eye on many things. Trump has decided fire Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson.
Rex Tillerson successor will be Mike Pompeo which is the Director of the CIA. The Director of the CIA position will be fulfilled by Deputy Director of the CIA Gina Haspel. Haspel is the first female to be the Director of the CIA.
“I am proud to nominate the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, to be our new Secretary of State, Mike graduated first in his class at West Point, served with distinction in the U.S. Army, and graduated with Honors from Harvard Law School. He went on to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives with a proven record of working across the aisle.” – President Trump
Trump also made a statement about promoting Gina Haspel.
“Gina Haspel, the Deputy Director of the CIA, will be nominated to replace Director Pompeo and she will be the CIA’s first-ever female director, a historic milestone. Mike and Gina have worked together for more than a year, and have developed a great mutual respect” – President Trump