Trump Fires Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson

Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has been fired and immediately replaced by the CIA director, Mike Pompeo. 

Mr Tillerson was the former  chief executive of ExxonMobil,and was called to be Secretary of State by Donald Trump, just a year ago. In a decision that has shocked the Tillerson, Trump was reported to have called Tillerson to leave his job.


The president also has now nominated Gina Haspel to be the new director of the CIA, if accepted by congress, she will be the first woman to be the director of the agency.

There has been rumour back and forth that in the past about the disagreement with Rex Tillerson and Donald Trump, and Tillerson was reported to have allegedly called Donald Trump a moron, something he denied, amidst reports he was considering quitting the cabinet.

According to White House senior officials, the President has decided to fire Tillerson to hire new heads ahead talks between Trump and Kim Jong-Un of North Korea in May.

Trump tweeted about the firing here;