Russian envoy rules out likelihood of 'more softness' from Pompeo

What was conceived in chaos, dedicated to no principle save that of vindictiveness and intrigue for their own sakes, cannot be governed by any maxims of prudence or moderation.

Mr Trump fires aides with moderate views as he is determined to surround himself with loyalists willing to reflect his "America First" views.

Foreign Minister Taro Kono, who was scheduled to hold talks with Tillerson in Washington later this week, has already expressed his desire to meet with Pompeo.

"I will now return to private life, private citizen, a proud American, proud of the opportunity I've had to serve my country", Tillerson said during a briefing Tuesday afternoon.

Paul said Wednesday that he also believed "Haspel's record on torture. should disqualify her from consideration". Tillerson and other national security advisers have urged the president to move carefully in overturning the deal, arguing that despite Iran's other transgressions, the nuclear agreement is working.

The government on Wednesday reacted calmly to the sudden dismissal of U.S. Secretary of the State Rex Tillerson, saying that the long-standing alliance between the two countries will remain strong. And just last weekend, China lambasted the secretary for making "groundless accusations" about potential strings attached to China's soaring investments in Africa.

He was also outraged by the possibility that Tillerson was fired over Twitter.

Mr Tillerson, however, presided over the evisceration of the US diplomatic corps, losing skilled professionals with expertise, and publicly championed Mr Trump's call to cut the state department's budget by a third.

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He openly contradicted the administration on a number of issues, including North Korea and Russia, and was reportedly " getting increasingly angry over the Trump crackdown on China ".

Trump initially was drawn to Tillerson because of his stature as chief executive of ExxonMobil, one of the world's largest companies, and his work as a global dealmaker.

The API data also showed distillate inventories sank by 4.26 million barrels and gasoline stockpiles fell by 1.26 million last week. "And then last night I only got about three hours of sleep". I think we're going to have to think hard about this - about Mike's nomination.

Second, kick out the people who undermine the boss. Had he been left alone, and if he'd had more regard for his department's career diplomats, he could have been very effective in the job. Tillerson resented appearing subservient to the 37-year-old, who had no foreign-policy experience. And if it is the latter, what is Plan B? According to preliminary reports, she is a veteran CIA officer and a hawk. In doing so, Pompeo never lost his access to Trump, or experienced a mass revolt to his leadership like Tillerson faced at the State Department. And the question is, what was her part in that decision? Tillerson learned about it by text message.

Facebook Watch-The official page for a far-right, anti-Muslim group in Britain is being removed from Facebook, the social-networking site says. In a statement Monday, Tillerson went further than the White House in blaming Russia for the attempted assassination of a former Russian spy on British soil. Secretary of Defense James "Mad Dog" Mattis shares the opinions of Tillerson on, among other things, the state of Iranian compliance with the terms of the nuclear deal. Word is he and Pompeo get along well.

Between 2003 and 2005, Haspel oversaw the agency's clandestine prison in Thailand where suspected terrorists Abu Zubayadah and Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri were waterboarded, current and former U.S. intelligence officials said. In February, he defended talks he had that month at CIA headquarters with Russian spy chiefs.

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