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Trump sacks Tillerson, names CIA's Pompeo as Secretary of State

  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 14:23
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was ousted Tuesday after a turbulent tenure with President Donald Trump, blindsiding the former ExxonMobil Corp CEO just hours after he returned from a nearly week-long trip to Africa. "I am proud to nominate the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Mike Pompeo, to be our new Secretary of State," Mr Trump said in a statement.
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