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Tillerson Fired, CIA's Pompeo Tapped To Head State Dept.

Law360 (March 13, 2018, 3:27 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after a long and public falling out between the two men over the direction of the nation's foreign policy, taking to Twitter to announce his plans to nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson as the country's top diplomat. 

Rex Tillerson, shown Tuesday at the State Department, had clashed repeatedly with the White House over how to respond to a wide range of issues. (AP) Tillerson had planned to stay on the job despite his...
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