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Rex Tillerson and Trump is Essentially "The Godfather"

Jon Decker of Fox News Breaks it Down with Tony Katz

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President Donald Trump has fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and is replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

“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!” Trump tweeted.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that Trump asked Tillerson to step aside.

Trump “thought it was the right time for the transition with the upcoming North Korea talks and various trade negotiations,” a senior administration official said. “POTUS asked Tillerson to step aside on Friday.”

Jon Decker of Fox News joined WIBC host Tony Katz to discuss Tillerson's exit. Click below to check out what Decker and Katz had to say:

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