22 June, Friday


Trump ousts Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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President Donald Trump has reportedly asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to leave his post, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.
 
CIA Director Mike Pompeo will replace him.
 
Trump reportedly asked Tillerson to step down on Friday. Trump confirmed the news in a tweet Tuesday.
 
Tillerson is currently on a diplomatic trip in Africa.
 
Tillerson had faced reports of tension between him and Trump for months, and repeatedly denied that he was leaving his job.

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