First of all, I want you to take this news with a consideration because it comes from the New York Times but it seems that even FOX is reporting it so it could be true!It would be a shame to lose a man like Tillerson but we still have to believe in President Trump and his decisions!
President Trump is reportedly planning to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, with CIA Director Mike Pompeo potentially replacing him.
The will come in the next several weeks, The New York Times reported, citing senior administration officials. Still, The Times added that it is not clear whether Trump has approved the plan, which was devised by chief of staff John Kelly.
Some administration officials had in the past suggested Tillerson could be replaced by U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, but Pompeo has become the favorite to take the role due to his rapport with Trump, the Times reports.
The Associated Press also reported that the Pompeo swap is under consideration.
Under the plan, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) would replace Pompeo as CIA chief once Pompeo moved to the State Department.
Cotton is expected to take the CIA job if offered, according to the Times. A spokeswoman for Cotton said his focus is on serving Arkansas in the Senate.
Tensions between Trump and Tillerson have been brewing for months and now it seems that finally, the things have escalated!
As the former CEO of Exxon-Mobil, Tillerson was a dark horse candidate for Secretary of State that surprised the establishment when Trump picked him.
The majority of career diplomats and foreign policy wonks were angered by his attempts to reorganize the department. Trump allies soon viewed him as a “low energy” official that spent more time trying to protect his own image instead of articulating the Trump agen
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