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Rex Tillerson Leaves With A Shattered Reputation And A Broken Department

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“I'm not going anywhere,” the ousted secretary of state vowed in July.
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Rising Star Pompeo Defrocks Tillerson as Sec. of State

Rising Star Pompeo Defrocks Tillerson as Sec. of State

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Curt Mills , National Interest
In the Trump White House, nationalism is ascendant.
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Mike Pompeo appeared to drop hints on TV that he would replace Rex Tillerson

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In hindsight, his appearance on CBS on Sunday seemed to include little indicators that a shake-up was imminent.
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What Does Mike Pompeo Think About Russia, Iran and North Korea?

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The former CIA director replaces Rex Tillerson as U.S. Secretary of State.
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News Analysis: Under Pompeo, a Foreign Policy That Fits the President's Worldview

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The man who would become secretary of state opposes the nuclear deal with Iran and doubts North Korea will give up its nuclear arsenal through negotiations.
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‘US-Russia relations may get a lot worse with Pompeo as Secretary of State'

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Being more competent than Rex Tillerson, newly appointed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is likely to be much better at executing Washington's anti-Russian policies, according to former diplomat Jim Jatras.
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Mike Pompeo on Muslims, torture and Guantanamo Bay

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Newly appointed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a controversial history. Where does he stand on the issues?
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How the last five days of Rex Tillerson's tenure played out

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From the surprise North Korea announcement to a Tuesday morning tweet.
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'Bomb Iran & execute Snowden': Brief history of Pompeo's foreign policy rhetoric

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Newly-installed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo doesn't have a huge amount of experience as a diplomat so what can we expect from the former Kansas congressman now that he is heading US foreign policy?
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The incredible life of Mike Pompeo, Rex Tillerson's replacement as Secretary of State, a West Point valedictorian, and Trump's go-to source on North Korea

The incredible life of Mike Pompeo, Rex Tillerson's replacement as Secretary of State, a West Point valedictorian, and Trump's go-to source on North Korea

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• Mike Pompeo, the current head of the CIA, is replacing Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State.
• Previously, Pompeo served in the US House of Representatives for six years.
• Pompeo graduated first in his class at West Point.
Mike Pompeo is the new Secretary of State. President Donald Trump confirmed former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson had been ousted in a tweet , writing that Pompeo "will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service!"
CIA deputy director Gina Haspel will succeed Pompeo and helm the CIA.
Before embarking on his career in the executive branch, Pompeo...
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Trump EPA Proposes Big Changes to Federal Water Protections

Trump EPA Proposes Big Changes to Federal Water Protections

The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule... Read more ...

Twitter Users Titter At Trump's White House Chief Of Staff Hiring Gaffe

Twitter Users Titter At Trump's White House Chief Of Staff Hiring Gaffe

Many people thought Trump's tweet made it sound like he was lining up tweens for the role. Read more ...

Theresa May's government drafted Brexit deal addendum weeks before...

Theresa May's government drafted Brexit deal addendum weeks before meaningful vote debate began

Theresa May wants the EU to sign a declaration on the Brexit backstop to reassure angry MPs. The prime minister is set to ask Brussels to make a strong commitment to avoiding... Read more ...

Trump To Meet With 'Chuck And Nancy.' Expectations Are Low

Trump To Meet With 'Chuck And Nancy.' Expectations Are Low

With a partial government shutdown on the horizon, President Trump and Democratic leaders are set to discuss border funding and other issues at the White House. Read more ...

New Zealand is about to relax its marijuana laws, and it could lead to total...

New Zealand is about to relax its marijuana laws, and it could lead to total legalization

New Zealand made marijuana legal for terminally ill patients with a new law passed on Tuesday. The Health Minister David Clark says it will give 25,000 people relief from pain... Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway slams Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, says she 'doesn't seem to...

Kellyanne Conway slams Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, says she 'doesn't seem to know much about anything'

Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump's senior adviser, became the latest conservative to attack Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive 29-year-old New York... Read more ...

Google's CEO explains why a picture of Donald Trump comes up when you search...

Google's CEO explains why a picture of Donald Trump comes up when you search for 'idiot'

Republicans in Congress are grilling Google CEO Sundar Pichai over allegations that the search giant is biased against conservative media and websites. The Congresswoman from... Read more ...

A large majority of Americans support current or increased levels of...

A large majority of Americans support current or increased levels of immigration, while most of Europe wants fewer migrants

A Pew Research Center poll found that more Americans would like the number of migrants coming into the nation to either stay the same or increase. Meanwhile, most Europeans... Read more ...

The Trump administration paid a private company $13.6 million to recruit...

The Trump administration paid a private company $13.6 million to recruit thousands of Border Patrol agents, and they've hired 2 so far

Customs and Border Protection has given $13.6 million to the private firm Accenture to hire thousands more Border Patrol agents. Just two agents have been hired so far... Read more ...

Poll: Americans Want Trump To Compromise On Border Wall Amid Possible Shutdown

Poll: Americans Want Trump To Compromise On Border Wall Amid Possible Shutdown

Fifty-seven percent don't think demanding funding for the wall is worth the gridlock, an NPR/ PBS NewsHour /Marist Poll finds. Many do not consider the wall a top priority for... Read more ...