Trump asked Tillerson to step aside last week, and the embattled top diplomat cut short his trip to Africa on Monday to return to Washington. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
The Washington Post’s Shane Harris lists questions that Gina Haspel, President Trump’s nominee for CIA director, may have to answer at her confirmation hearing in the Senate. Source: The Washington Post - Affiliate -
According to a new report, President Donald Trump offered Gary Cohn,the position of CIA director before rescinding the offer. Cohn is the president's departing chief economic adviser. Politico reported.. Source: Wochit News -
Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, joins moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and the confirmation hearing for Gina Haspel to become CIA director. Source: CBS News -
John Brennan sharply criticized President Trump's tweet in the wake of Andrew McCabe's firing.
Former CIA Director John Brennan sharply criticized President Trump for his celebratory tweet after the.. Source: Geo Beats -
The White House has developed a plan to force out Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, whose relationship with President Donald Trump has been strained, and replace him with Mike Pompeo, the CIA.. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age
CIA Director Mike Pompeo reportedly met with the purveyor of a disputed theory about the internal Democratic National Committee emails that were released last year. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age