Trump has dramatically shaken up up his frontline national security team just days after announcing a potentially groundbreaking diplomatic overture to North Korea.
The hiring of Rex Tillerson as secretary of state was touted as both a coup and a symbol by Donald Trump.
A coup in that Trump had lured the head of Exxon to run his State Department, making good on his pledge to bring the best people in the business world to Washington.
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and will nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to succeed him
The U.S. has congratulated Pope Francis on the fifth anniversary of his election to the See in Rome.
United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson brought his truncated maiden Africa trip to a close on Monday, promising the full backing of his country to Nigeria and Chad, on the frontline of the war on terror.