- President tweets CIA director Mike Pompeo will take over
- Gina Haspel named to become new director of agency
Donald Trump has sacked his secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, and announced his intention to replace him with the CIA director Mike Pompeo.
Trump announced the shake-up in a tweet, adding that Gina Haspel, currently Pompeo’s deputy, would become the CIA’s first female director.
Donald Trump fires Rex Tillerson as secretary of state