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Former Exxon Head Replaced as US Secretary of State

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Former ExxonMobil Corp head Rex Tillerson is being replaced by Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, as the US Secretary of State, US President Donald Trump has revealed.

 

 

Trump gave no reason for the replacement in a statement on social media platform Twitter but said Pompeo would do a ‘fantastic job’ in his new role.

Back in December 2016, then president-elect Trump named Tillerson as his choice for US Secretary of State. The former Exxon CEO spent more than 40 years at the supermajor.

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10 Comments on "Former Exxon Head Replaced as US Secretary of State"

  1. Sissyfuss on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 11:06 am 

    A shallow minded egomaniac removes another adult from the room. I’m surprised he didn’t appoint Stormy as Director of sex education.

  2. DerHundistlos on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 11:47 am 

    At the rate resignations are pouring into the Trump administration coupled with many unfilled diplomatic posts, Stormy may be all that’s left!!!

  3. dave thompson on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 12:12 pm 

    News like this from the white house, makes one almost want to think, that the current administration is in disarray. However Trump has always made the assertion that he is smart, very very smart indeed.

  4. Anonymouse1 on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 1:19 pm 

    I am sure Rexxon Drillerson will land on his feet. 40 years overseeing cancer operations at Rexxon-Mobil, and he lasts about 1 year as secretary of snake, lol. You know what would have been really funny? Trumpf should have offered Killary her old job back.

  5. bobinget on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 1:28 pm 

    The best thing one can say about Tillerson;
    He stuck to the job as long as he could to ‘save’ the Republic as he sees it.
    After his “fucking Moran” remark, he never had another chance .
    We can never forgive the millions XOM spent trying to sow doubt about AGW.

    To throw the planet under the bus to sell more shares in Exxon can never be excused.

  6. Cloggie on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 1:53 pm 

    Meanwhile in Britain the Speaker of Parliament heats up the Brexit debate:

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/03/13/john-bercow-faces-backlash-b-brexit-car-sticker/

    https://www.rt.com/uk/421197-john-bercow-brexit-sticker/

  7. bobinget on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 1:59 pm 

    Anonymouse1,
    Just yesterday found myself behind a PU truck with tailgate sized sign: “LOCK HER UP”

    More interesting, I live on the Left Coast.

    Watch this. DJT becomes over-confident, overplays hand and says stuff that locks him up.

  8. Antius on Tue, 13th Mar 2018 4:08 pm 

    “Meanwhile in Britain the Speaker of Parliament heats up the Brexit debate:”

    John Bercow is a Jew. These people are a permanent fifth column.

  9. Allen Ferguson on Wed, 14th Mar 2018 4:44 pm 

    Rex said the Russians did a bad thing after the second targeted hit in london. Donald told him not to say the Russians were bad. He did -he’s gone. In less time than it takes to fly across the Atlantic. Next guy won’t make that mistake, once he finds out where the door to his new office is.

  10. q on Wed, 14th Mar 2018 7:07 pm 

    From bad to worse.

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