Rex Tillerson Gets Fired by Donald Trump after Meeting Buhari

Rex Tillerson Gets Fired by Donald Trump after Meeting Buhari

Less than 24 hours after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari, the United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson has been sacked by President Donald Trump. Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA is the new Secretary of State while he in turn will be replaced by Gina Haspel who becomes the first woman to hold the position.

According to the Washington Post, Tillerson was told by Trump to ‘step aside’ last Friday without the news being divulged.

All of this was confirmed by President Trump on Twitter:

Both Pompeo and Haspel have to be confirmed by Congress before taking up their positions.

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