Report: Trump to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

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WASHINGTON -

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is about to be added to the long list of ousted White House cabinet members, according to published reports.

The New York Times is among those reporting that the White House has reportedly developed a plan to force him out of the position and replace him with CIA director Mike Pompeo.

The change is expected to happen within weeks.

Tillerson's relationship with President Trump has been publicly strained over the past few weeks. It is not clear if the president has given this plan final approval. 

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