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trump fires tillerson at state, replacing with cia's pompeo

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trump fires tillerson at state, replacing with cia's pompeo

washington — president donald trump fired secretary of state rex tillerson on tuesday and said he would nominate cia director mike pompeo to replace him, ending tillerson’s difficult tenure by tweeting an ouster that had been long expected and yet was shocking in its abruptness.“we disagreed on things,” trump said moments later, a diplomatic version of a difficult relationship with his top diplomat that included reports that tillerson had called the president a moron in meetings with other officials.speculation that tillerson would be fired grew with those reports last fall, and the secretary of state never personally denied their accuracy. it spiked again in november when white house officials told multiple news outlets of a plan to...