When he appointed Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, US President Trump expressed great confidence in his pick. But in the end, it seems there were too many disagreements. Now Rex Tillerson is being replaced by Mike Pompeo.
The US secretary of state is pressing the European Union to economically isolate Iran. Mike Pompeo alleges that the country uses funds to foment instability in the Middle East — and beyond.
North Korea has accused the US of demanding unilateral denuclearization and said their attitude was "extremely regrettable." US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had a different takeaway, saying the talks were "productive."
The US Senate has narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's nominee Mike Pompeo as secretary of state. The former CIA director had no time to settle, heading immediately to a NATO summit in Brussels.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo will become the next US secretary of state, after President Donald Trump fired Rex Tillerson following a series of public policy rifts on North Korea, Russia and Iran.
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