President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out ‘subversion’ at VA MORE’s hometown paper mocked his administration on Twitter shortly after it was introduced that he would change Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonFormer WH adviser: Trump will want to rejoin Paris climate pact by 2020 Why the US should lead on protecting Rohingya Muslims ‘Bolivarian Diaspora’ can no longer be ignored MORE as Secretary of State.
The New York Put up once more up to date its “Survivor” cowl with a pink “X” over Tillerson’s face.
“One other one bites the mud,” the paper tweeted.
— New York Put up (@nypost) March 13, 2018
The New York Put up first published the quilt depicting Trump’s White Home as the fact present “Survivor” in July, that includes the faces of his high advisers and officers.
The paper has tweeted an update of the quilt several times to point which staffers have departed the administration. The most recent model options pink X’s over the faces of former chief strategist Steve BannonStephen (Steve) Kevin BannonIt’s time for conservatives to retire the term ‘alt-right’ Kurtz sees media forfeiting credibility in war with Trump Bannon wanted Trump to keep Yellen as Fed chair: report MORE, former chief of workers Reince PriebusReinhold (Reince) Richard PriebusPriebus on chaos in Trump White House: ‘Take everything you’ve heard and multiply it by 50’ Speculation swirls about Kevin McCarthy’s future Priebus claims he helped stop Trump from firing Sessions MORE, former communications director Anthony ScaramucciAnthony ScaramucciJohn Kelly — like this whole White House — is done CNN launches new ad trolling Trump on Mueller The Memo: Frustrated Republicans urge White House to turn the page MORE and its newest addition, Tillerson.
President Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that CIA director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoThe CIA may need to call White House to clarify Russia meddling Intel agencies to brief officials from all 50 states on election threats Russia probe complicating House hearing on threats facing US: report MORE would be the new Secretary of State.
“He’ll do a improbable job!” he tweeted. “Thanks to Rex Tillerson for his service.”
Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will change into our new Secretary of State. He’ll do a improbable job! Thanks to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will change into the brand new Director of the CIA, and the primary lady so chosen. Congratulations to all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2018
Hypothesis that Tillerson would go away the administration has been mounting for months. Trump and Tillerson have publicly differed of their statements about points like North Korea and the latest poisoning of an ex-Russian spy within the UK.
It was reported late final 12 months that Tillerson had referred to Trump as a “moron,” prompting Trump to problem his State Division head to an IQ check.
The transfer comes simply after Tillerson completed a diplomatic journey to Africa and mentioned that the U.S. is mulling a lift to the travel ban in place on Chad.