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Rex Tillerson fired, to be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Trump: Rex Tillerson out as secretary of state, to be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

Gina Haspel named by Trump to be CIA director, replacing Pompeo, who will replace Tillerson at State.  She would be the first woman in that role.
    
Tillerson had just returned from a shortened trip to Africa hours before Trump's announcement. Trump offered no explanation for the change.

This is a developing story. We will continue to update as we get more information.

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3/13/2018 7:48:06 AM (GMT -5:00)

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