Secretary of StateRex Tillerson in Brussels on December 6, 2017.
Pompeo said in a statement, "If confirmed, I look forward to guiding the world's finest diplomatic corps in formulating and executing the President's foreign policy".
Tillerson had just returned from a shortened trip to Africa hours before Trump's announcement. Later that evening, Trump said he would meet Kim by May to discuss the future of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. And Tillerson once allegedly called Trump a "moron", a charge he never denied.
It was reported by the WashingtonPost that Mr Tillerson was informed of his dismissal several days ago.
President Donald Trump and Secretary of StateRex Tillerson confer during a working lunch with African leaders during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, September 20, 2017.
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