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!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 13 March 2018
President Trump has fired Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Less than 24 hours ago Tillerson backed to the hilt May’s position on Russia, a boon for the government. Uh oh..
— Ambasciata U.S.A. (@AmbasciataUSA) 10 April 2017
The G7 meeting of foreign ministers is underway in the picturesque Italian city of Lucca, Tuscany. Boris Johnson – under fire all weekend for a decision to cancel a planned trip to Moscow – has already met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on the margins of the meeting. Earlier BoJo name-checked Rex, saying Britain would “support… efforts by Rex Tillerson to try to move the process forward”…