President Trump Fires Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Ahead Of North Korea Negotiations | TIME

President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and will replace him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Pompeo will be replaced at the CIA by Gina Haspel, who will be the first woman to lead the agency. In a statement minutes after the announcement, Tillerson, a former Texas oil executive, made it clear that he did not leave voluntarily. Find advice and guidance you can count on from how to negotiate, how to save and everything in between. A 24/7 news publication with nearly a century of experience, TIME’s coverage shapes how we understand our world. Subscribe for daily news, interviews, science, technology, politics, health, entertainment, and business updates, as well as exclusive videos from TIME’s Person of the Year, TIME 100 and more created by TIME’s acclaimed writers, producers and editors.