Trump: Rex Tillerson out as secretary of state, to be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo
President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and is replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. “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 service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all!” Trump tweeted.