Trump replaces Tillerson with Pompeo as secretary of state, names Haspel CIA chief

President Donald Trump has sacked Rex Tillerson as secretary of state and appointed CIA Director Mike Pompeo in his stead. Gina Haspel becomes the first female director of the CIA. These changes in his administration’s top national security and diplomatic staff come at a time of negotiations for Trump’s summit with North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un and a Syrian war juncture that places the US at odds with Russia. It also comes ahead of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman’s visit to Washington next week. President Trump tweeted: “Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! 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!”

 

 

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8 thoughts on “Trump replaces Tillerson with Pompeo as secretary of state, names Haspel CIA chief

  • Mar 13, 2018 @ 15:21 at 15:21
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    Turning the screws tighter on the right side of the machine – Right on, President Trump !
    With the 400 pound Korean porky piglet lurking on the horizon, it is timely indeed….

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  • Mar 13, 2018 @ 16:14 at 16:14
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    Too bad President Trump can’t replace Maxine Waters with a dummy. The dummy would have a higher IQ than Maxine.

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    • Mar 13, 2018 @ 17:53 at 17:53
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      McMasturbation and Tillerson are the “weak links” in the Administration. Hiring Tillerson was a gross mistake, firing him was genius! Gen McMasturbation needs walking papers too!
      MAGA

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  • Mar 13, 2018 @ 19:36 at 19:36
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    I hope Pompeo doesnt cause a nuclear war.

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  • Mar 13, 2018 @ 19:40 at 19:40
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    Weakest president in history of the united states. He Will destroy US national interests, but magically israelies think he is the best president of united states in history! Perhaps they only care about israels interests, but tide will turn in united states very soon

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    • Mar 13, 2018 @ 21:35 at 21:35
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      He is the best president that we ever had.. he cares about and loves the United States . He has done more good in the short time in office, then anyone else ever did.. No hes not your normal passive president hes a go get her and will do whats best for the United State. Keep it up President Trump

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    • Mar 14, 2018 @ 3:50 at 3:50
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      HENERY YOUR SMOKING THAT OBAMA WEED AGAIN the muslem obama and CARTER WERE THE WEAKEST JELLY FISH TO HOLD OFFICE . I served 25 years in the US ARMY PRESIDENT TRUMP IN IN A CLASS OF THE OLD GREAT WW2 LEADERS . GET A CRUTCH YOUR LEANING FAT LEFT

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  • Mar 14, 2018 @ 14:01 at 14:01
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    President Trump, is the best President, the Jewish people ever had. In his first year, he has made four significant pro Jewish moves. However, the Reform Jew’s prefer an anti semitic leftist government, like Obama’s. The American Jew, lives like an Episcopalian and votes like a Puerto Rican.

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