Trump Dumps Tillerson, Taps Pompeo To Step Up As Secretary Of State
According to a report by Reuters, US President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he had replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, and that Gina Haspel would be tapped to replace Pompeo to lead the CIA.
Trump said on Twitter, “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State..
Gina Haspel will be the CIA’s first female director Her nomination sparked renewed debate over brutal interrogation practices Critics raised concerns about Haspel’s role at the agency when it.. Source: NYDN Wibbitz -
Former CIA Director Mike Pompeo is sworn-in as secretary of State in a ceremony with President Trump at the White House. Pompeo was chosen after his predecessor, Rex Tillerson, was fired by Trump in.. Source: NYDN (New York Daily News) -
Mike Pompeo, the former Director of the CIA, is sworn in as Secretary of State by President Trump. Pompeo faces a number of pressing issues including a planned summit between the president and North.. Source: The Washington Post - Affiliate -
On Tuesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally introduced himself to diplomats he now oversees, praising their patriotism and stating that he still has a 'great deal to learn' about their work... Source: Wochit -
Just days into the job, new US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is already differentiating from the man he replaced, Rex Tillerson. Within hours of being confirmed last week, Pompeo took along several.. Source: Wochit News -