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Cleaning house: State Dept under secretary fired just hours after Tillerson

Cleaning house: State Dept under secretary fired just hours after Tillerson

State Department Under Secretary Steve Goldstein has been fired from the state department just hours after his boss, now former-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

During his time at the State Department, Goldstein had became a spokesman for Tillerson.

CBS News reports that the White House called Goldstein this morning to tell him that he was “no longer needed.”

After his boss was fired this morning, Goldstein released a statement which read: “The Secretary had every intention of staying because of the critical progress made in national security.

Tillerson was fired from his role at the State Department this morning, and President Trump has announced that he intends to nominate CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace Tillerson.

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