Maine's congressional delegation focuses on Tillerson's replacement
Mar 14, 2018, 05:51
"Rex Tillerson's short tenure as secretary of state was marked by the departure of experienced professionals and low morale; however, he was a grown-up in the president's Cabinet and one of the few voices in the Trump administration taking a hard line with Russia", Pingree said in her statement.
Tillerson will pass authority at midnight to Deputy Secretary John Sullivan, remaining at the department for handover purposes until March 31.
Mr Tillerson had returned from a shortened trip to Africa hours before Mr Trump'sannouncement, which offered no explanation for the change. Blessing said he believes the president will have Pompeo play on his knowledge of North Korea and Russian Federation.
The fact is that in many ways Tillerson - despite being a former ExxonMobil chief executive who had never served in government - represents the very Washington establishment that Trump showers with contempt.
October 4, 2017 - Tillerson tells reporters he is not considering leaving his post following reports that he had referred to Trump as a "moron".
"We got along actually quite well but we disagreed on things", Trump told reporters. "I wanted to either break it or do something, and he felt a little bit differently".
Trump's choice for Tillerson's replacement, Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo, is also vocally anti-Putin.
Trump announced earlier that he had fired Tillerson, replacing his top diplomat ahead of a potential high-stakes sitdown between the President and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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Still, this is also a critical time in Canada-U.S. relations, and it appears Canada has just lost a key ally in the Trump administration with the president's move to fire Tillerson.
Mr Goldstein was later sacked for contradicting the White House, NBC reports.
Pompeo, a former member of Congress, may prove more adept at winning friends on Capitol Hill.
On Iran, Pompeo is expected to support Trump's desire to terminate the nuclear agreement crafted by the Obama administration-a break from Tillerson, who had warned ending the agreement would be extremely unsafe. More recently, reports indicated that Tillerson was shocked to hear about Trump's planned meetings with North Korea.
In recent months, Haspel has been running the day-to-day operations at the agency, while Pompeo spent a lot of time at the White House, according to former and current CIA officials with knowledge of the matter and a former White House official.
Trump's position: Last June, Trump announced that the United States would pull out of the Paris climate agreement. And it continued a distressing trend: Trump's administration is hemorrhaging people. Others include strategist Steve Bannon, national security adviser Michael Flynn, FBI Director James Comey, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, health secretary Tom Price, communications directors Hope Hicks and Anthony Scaramucci, economic adviser Gary Cohn and press secretary Sean Spicer.
We can address it and keep getting better at it, but the reality is that we probably won't get better at it until the World Cup'. The Irish are seeking just their third Grand Slam in their history when they take on Eddie Jones' side at Twickenham.
Petr Cech did just that on Sunday in Arsenal's victory over Watford as he set a Premier League record for keeping a clean sheet. And Neville was keen to aim a dig at the club after Sky Sports showed pictures with large swathes of the stadium empty.
Time premiered on Facebook Watch on Monday. "I think it has been a great experience for me to try something different". Whatever Brady and the Patriots staff did to remedy that bad looking gash ahead of the Super Bowl clearly worked.
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The Cavaliers, on the other hand, dropped to fourth in the Eastern Conference, just a half game back of the Indiana Pacers . Cleveland was dominated on the glass during the game, with Los Angeles holding a 51-37 advantage on the rebounding front.
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Very special to beat Tiger, says Casey
But over 54 remarkable holes at Valspar, with expectations starting low and swelling higher, Woods has proven he can still play. His health is a far cry from this time a year ago , when he says he could barely climb out of bed.