washington - The days of Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State seem counted. According to The New York Times, the White House has a plan ready to have him replaced by Mike Pompeo, currently Chief of Intelligence CIA.
However, according to the newspaper it is not yet clear whether President Donald Trump has already given his final approval to the replacement. The relationship between Tillerson and Trump has been strained for some time. The two do not agree on the approach to important issues. There were also reports that Tillerson Trump had called a fool (moron).
Someone has also been found for the succession of Pompeo as chief of the CIA. According to the newspaper that is the Republican Tom Cotton, senator in Washington for the state of Arkansas.