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TRUMP'S PRESIDENCY:

TRUMP, RESIGNATIONS, FIRINGS and NOMINATIONS

 

(Created on 14/03/2018)

 

 

 

 

  • Pompeo and Haspel nominations set up contentious Senate hearings - 14 March 2018
    "Resistance to the nominees is building among Democrats, indicating the confirmations will not be as speedy as Republicans hope...
    Donald Trump’s sudden decision to replace the secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, with Mike Pompeo, the director of the CIA, and elevate his deputy to run the spy agency has set in motion a partisan battle on Capitol Hill ahead of what is likely to be a pair of contentious confirmation hearings...
    To replace him, Trump tapped Gina Haspel, who currently serves as the deputy director of the CIA."

    (theguardian.com)

  • Trump fires Rex Tillerson as secretary of state - 13 March 2018
    "US President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson via Twitter, naming CIA Director Mike Pompeo as his replacement."
    + Video: From "moron" to "castration": a history of Trump v Tillerson bust-ups

    + Where it went wrong for Rex
    + Video: Rex Tillerson: "I will now return to private life"
    + Rex Tillerson - Trump's former top diplomat
    + Reaction to his firing
    + Video: Mike Pompeo: Meet America's new top diplomat
    + Video: Trump says goodbye to Tillerson: 'I like Rex a lot, but we disagreed'

    (BBC)

  • Trump Dismisses Tillerson, Nominates Pompeo for State - Text + Audio + Pictures + Video - 13 March 2018
    + Video: Rex Tillerson Comments After Being Dismissed
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • As it happened: Reaction to Tillerson firing - VIDEO
    Trump - "I like Rex a lot, but we disagreed"

    (BBC)

  • The biggest Trump resignations and firings – so far - with pictures and videos - 13 March 2018
    "Trump has lost a record number of officials in his first year. Here are the major departures from the White House and beyond"
    + Trump and Tillerson: the end of a rocky relationship – video
    + Rex Tillerson: 'I'll return to private life proud to have served my country' – video
    + 'Are you happy, Gary?': Trump's top economic adviser quits administration – video report
    + 'I wish the president the very best': Hope Hicks steps down – video

    (theguardian.com)