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Trump Ousts Tillerson, Will Replace Him as Secretary of State with CIA Chief Pompeo

President Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him as the nation’s top diplomat, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate outreach such as possible talks with North Korea, White House officials said Tuesday.
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Washington Post
Topics: 
Donald Trump
Republicans
State Department
Author Info: Ashley Parker, Philip Rucker
Teaser Text: 
President Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him as the nation’s top diplomat, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate outreach such as possible talks with North Korea, White House officials said Tuesday.
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