WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday – via Twitter – and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to shift from America’s spy chief to its top diplomat. The abrupt announcement ended the turbulent tenure of the man who reportedly called the president a “moron” but wanted to stay, and deepened the disarray in the Trump administration.
Name: Rex Tillerson
Continent: North America
Company: White House
Position: Secretary of State
Announcement Date: March 12, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: March 12, 2018, 11:00pm