Donald Trump Fires Rex Tillerson As Secretary of State, Replaces Him With Mike Pompeo

President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and CIA Director Mike Pompeo has been named as his replacement. Trump made the announcement on Twitter Tuesday morning, although Tillerson was informed of Trump’s decision on Friday. Deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel will take Pomeo’s place, assuming she is confirmed by the Senate, becoming … Continued

Cuba Alleges ‘Crickets & Cicadas’ Caused Brain Damage in Havana-Based US Diplomats

For months, United States diplomats in Cuba have suffered an ongoing range of symptoms from a mysterious source, straining relations between the two governments. The latest diagnosis includes abnormalities to some of the diplomats’ white brain matter, which affects cognitive function, sensory and motor skills. However, this discovery only further divides scientists on the issue … Continued

We Now Know Why Rex Tillerson Called Donald Trump A Moron

NBC is reporting that on July 20, Donald Trump held a meeting with his foreign policy advisors during which he was briefed on the drawdown of nuclear weapons around the globe. After seeing a slide that demonstrated that the U.S. nuclear arsenal had declined from 32,000 warheads at its peak in the 1960s to just … Continued

Payout Time for Exxon Mobil in Russia? Request Raises Hackles

Exxon Mobil has asked the Trump administration for a waiver excluding them from Russian sanctions. They would use the waiver to continue with plans to work with the Russian government oil company, Rosneft, to drill in the Black Sea. The request is raising questions. The original project began back when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson … Continued

This is What the EPA Gag Order Really Means

The Trump administration has made clear moves to inhibit the effectiveness of the Environmental Protection Agency. The extent to which these decisions will prove dangerous to public health and safety is still in the air as decisions are made. President Trump’s choice in Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA could prove indicative to the administration’s ultimate goals.

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