Published On: Wed, Mar 14th, 2018

Trump Removes Tillerson, Replaces With Mike Pompeo As New State Secretary

The United States president Donald Trump has driven out Rex Tillerson on 13 March, by replacing him with loyalist CIA Director Mike Pompeo who is now Secretary of State. Tillerson removal comes out after a chain of public rifts over strategy related Russia, Iran and North Korea.


Nevertheless, it appears to be unexpected decision by Cabinet of Trump since he has taken charge of the nation as president in January 2017, although the sudden verdict was announced by the US president on his Twitter account.

Saying his government on way toward a possible meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after long time’s strict statements and mounting stress on nuclear program of Pyongyang.

Trump took his Twitter to share that he has appointed Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, as new Secretary of State, hopes will manage well his post, added saying thanks to Rex Tillerson for his service, however, also appointed Gina Haspel as the new Director of the CIA, the first female opted for.

With that said, the tensions came out between both top-end celebrities last fall statements when Tillerson had announced the current United States president a “moron” and suggested Trump for resignation, though the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive did refuse to call this word for president.

On the other side, critics has shown disappointment over the Trump’s decision to drive out the 65-year-old Tillerson from his post of secretary of state, appears felt top diplomat as resistance.

While critics also worried that Pompeo will be encouraging Trump to throw out the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement and be hawkish on North Korea.

Nonetheless, critics also have commented the Trump’s current advance may be the cause of further instability in the unstable administration of current US president.

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