Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected leave the Trump administration in January, sources tell Fox News, amid discussion of potentially tapping CIA Director Mike Pompeo as a replacement.
The discussions come amid reports of growing tension between President Trump and the nation’s top diplomat.
Fox News is told the most likely succession plan would involve moving Pompeo to the State Department and nominating Arkansas Arkansas GOP Sen. Tom Cotton to lead the CIA.
The New York Times also reported that the White House has developed such a plan.
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