President’s Decision on Tillerson Came Down to “Chemistry” He Says

President Donald Trump characterized his decision in making a change at the State Department today as being one of compatibility.  “For whatever reason, chemistry…for whatever reason, why do people get along?” the President asked rhetorically, in talking about CIA Director Mike Pompeo, whom the President nominated to the be the next Secretary of State. “We […]

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State Department Aide Fired Over Conflicting Stories with White House Over Tillerson’s Dismissal

Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein was fired today by the White House in the wake of a high-level shake up that saw Secretary of State Tillerson unceremoniously dismissed from his role as the nation’s top diplomat. The President made Tillerson’s dismissal public this morning on Twitter shortly before 9 a.m., writing “Mike Pompeo, Director of […]

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Breaking News: President Trump Fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

President Donald Trump has replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with current CIA Director Mike Pompeo.  The President made the announcement on Twitter shortly before 9 a.m. this morning. “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 […]

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Dismisses Rumors of Trouble Between He and the President – “Only I Know When I’ll Be Leaving”

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed his commitment to his role as chief U.S. diplomat in a 60 Minutes interview that aired last night, saying he is the only one who knows when he will step away from the role. “I’m here to serve my country. I committed to this president. My word is my […]

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