Gina Haspel, nominee for CIA director to succeed Mike Pompeo, speaks at the 2017 William J. Donovan Award Dinner, hosted by the OSS Society, on Oct. 21, 2017 in Washington. (Photo courtesy of The OSS Society)

Unindicted War Criminal to Head CIA


In a further demonstration of his poor impulse control, President Trump, via Twitter, fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and nominated CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him. This would be the first time in history that a Secretary of State has been fired via Twitter. Trump’s purge of Tillerson left a vacancy at the…