President Donald Trump has ousted secretary of state Rex Tillerson and replaced him with Mike Pompeo, current CIA director.
Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2018
Tillerson reportedly told Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy Steve Goldstein that he is unaware of the reason behind his firing. Several Republican aides also said they were blindsided by the President's decision, some even reporting the found out through "Twitter and news alerts, just like everyone else."
Glenn and Stu were optimistic on the show today, that Mike Pompeo will be a better secretary of state than Rex Tillerson. Watch the clip above to hear the conversation.