What Sec of State Tillerson's Ouster Means for US Diplomacy
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 767 , Segment 1
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- Mar 13, 2018 11:00 pm
- 23:28 mins
Guest: Eric Jensen, JD, Professor of Law, BYU US Foreign Policy is Top of Mind today. President Trump announced on Twitter this morning that Rex Tillerson is out as Secretary of State and he’ll nominate CIA director Mike Pompeo to the position. Just before boarding a helicopter on the White House lawn this morning, President Trump explained his reasons for going with Pompeo: “I’ve worked with Mike Pompeo now for quite some time – tremendous energy, tremendous intellect – we’re always on the same wavelength. The relationship has been very good and that’s what I need as Secretary of State. I wish Rex Tillerson well.” What are the implications of this change?