Trump Fires Tillerson

U.S. President Donald Trump fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday.

In a tweet Trump announced that Tillerson was dismissed from the job.

Trump and Tillerson have disagreed several times on issues.

Mike Pompeo has been Director of the CIA since January 23, 2017. He is nominated to become the new Secretary of State.

Rex Tillerson is a former energy executive. He has served as the 69th United States Secretary of State from February 1, 2017, under President Donald Trump.