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US President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. In his place will be appointed CIA Director Mike Pompeo , Reuters reports.
For the CIA senior position, Trump nominated Gina Haspel, who is Deputy Director of the Intelligence Service. In fact, the news was reported by the president himself on Twitter.
Trump confirmed this on Twitter.
"Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all!," Trump wrote.
U.S. President Donald Trump ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on March 13 and will replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.
FBI, CIA, and US National Security Agency officials have advised Americans not to use the Huawei and ZTE smartphones because they believe they are a security threat.
According to CNN, the heads of the three agencies have expressed their views during the hearings before the Senate Special Intelligence Committee and the House of Representatives of the US Congress.
US President Donald Trump said he was ready to be questioned by Special Prosecutor Robert Muller, investigating possible collusion between his election team and Russia for interference in the 2016 elections.
"I'm really looking forward to it," Trump said in a statement in The White House in front of media representatives.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo has said that US history books reflect America's actions taken "against the threat from Yugoslavia."
Speaking at a panel organized by the American Enterprise Institute, this official, often publicly presented as a person of US President Donald Trump's "utmost trust," mentioned the former state as an example of "threats coming from nation states."