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13 March 2018, 03:36 | Erica Roy
Trump ousts top diplomat Tillerson, replacing him with CIA chief Pompeo
US Secretary of StateRex Tillerson was ousted Tuesday after months of strained relations with President Donald Trump, who sometimes used tweets to disparage the former Exxon Mobil CEO's efforts at global diplomacy. "He will do a fantastic job!" he tweeted.
"Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service!" he added.
As the New York Times reported previous year, "as a clandestine officer at the Central Intelligence Agency in 2002, Gina Haspel oversaw the torture of two terrorism suspects and later took part in an order to destroy videotapes documenting their brutal interrogations at a secret prison in Thailand". Both Mr. Pompeo and Ms. Haspel will require Senate confirmation.
Mr Trump thanked Mr Tillerson for his time working for the White House. "A great deal has been accomplished over the last 14 months, and I wish him and his family well".
The move comes less than a week after the Trump administration agreed to a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Some national security insiders, meanwhile, have mused during recent months that Mr. Pompeo might be a stronger fit for secretary of state because of his focus on the North Korea crisis.
In his time at the Central Intelligence Agency, the former Kansas congressman said, "I have worked alongside many remarkable Foreign Service officers and Department of State leaders serving here in the United States and on the very edge of freedom".
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