Trump's choice for Tillerson's replacement, Central Intelligence Agency chief Mike Pompeo, is also vocally anti-Putin.
European diplomats saw some chance Pompeo may have more influence over Trump than Tillerson, who antagonized the US president by reportedly calling him a "moron" and who differed with Trump on Iran and other issues.
"When you look at the Iran deal, I think it's bad", Trump told reporters Tuesday.
He spoke on Tuesday of his desire to break the deal, but noted that Mr Tillerson "felt a little bit differently, so we were not really thinking the same".
There were conflicting messages from the White House and the State Department about the timeline of the firing on Tuesday, with the White House insisting that Tillerson had been told of the move last Friday. Trumpwrote in his announcement.
On Monday, the day before Tillerson's termination, a White House spokesperson criticized a reporter for indicating that there may have been a split between Trump and Tillerson. Haspel has been linked to a series of controversies surrounding the usage of enhanced interrogation techniques (also known as torture), according to The New York Times.
Serena Williams gears up to launch her own beauty line
Elina Svitolina was a shock loser to Carla Suarez Navarro, the Spaniard easing to a 7-5 6-3 win over the Ukrainian fourth seed. From there, Venus managed to hold serve to see out the set, hitting two aces in game nine as she clinched the first set 6-3.
Former First Round Pick Traded To Patriots
The Browns traded a third-round pick - No. 65 overall - to the Buffalo Bills for quarterback Tyrod Taylor . The move has presumably slotted the 28-year-old to be the Browns' starter for the 2018 season.
U.S. allies line up for exemptions from Trump's tariffs
In talks, the United States should not expect any European Union concessions to win an exemption, European Union officials said. But the US has already thrown up barriers to Chinese imports. "This is not a trade negotiation", Katainen said.
"Let's hope that he puts his dedication to the mission and to the country before his partisan or personal loyalty to the president", Revere said. "He will continue our program of restoring America's standing in the world, strengthening our alliances, confronting our adversaries, and seeking the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". Policy differences weren't the only cause of conflict: In October, Tillerson looked as if he was on the way out when NBC reported he had called the president a "moron".
The Iran nuclear deal was one area of disagreement Trump singled out with Tillerson, a former oil executive who the president chose to serve as the nation's top diplomat despite having no prior public sector experience.
Now there are even reports that Tillerson didn't know he'd been fired until he saw it on Twitter.
Trump sees three defects in the deal: its failure to address Iran's ballistic missile programme; the terms under which global inspectors can visit suspect Iranian nuclear sites; and "sunset" clauses under which limits on the Iranian nuclear programme start to expire after 10 years.
Should the secretary of state have learned of his firing when everyone else found out-and through a tweet, of all forms of communication?
One of Pompeo's biggest challenges would be gaining the trust of a State Department shaken by the departures of many senior diplomats and embittered by proposed budget cuts. Before that, Tillerson's State Department was preparing new sanctions with the Treasury Department to target some of the entities and individuals charged last month by Special Counsel Robert Mueller for meddling online against the 2016 election. After the agreement was completed in 2015, Pompeo worked tirelessly as a member of Congress to meet with European bankers, diplomats and CEOs to make the case that investing in Iran was not as safe as they were hearing from John Kerry, who was secretary of state at the time.
Kim Jong Hyon, 17, and Ma Yu Chol, 27, crossed the start line in the men's cross-country skiing just after 10:00 am (0100 GMT). Bowden also plays wheelchair basketball and helped Team Canada win gold at the 2004 Paralympic Games in Athens.
Nearly immediately thereafter, the opposition members again stormed the Well raising slogans and displaying placards. Congress, Left parties and TMC and others raised the issue of irregularities in the banking sector.
If Connor Lamb beats Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania tonight, it will not be a Democrat beating a Republican. In a final-hours message on Fox Business Network, Saccone said that he's ready and willing to help Trump.
Many thought the Bengals may use their 12th overall pick on a tackle, or an offensive lineman of some sort at the very least. In the spring of 2016, Glenn signed a $65 million contract extension with Buffalo that the Bengals will now take on.
That has been true since the first start of his National Football League career back in 2011 when he lined up against A.J. But now it's like I abandoned them . "I really appreciated that because it showed their commitment, their excitement".
The Tigers earned a No. 4 seed after playing all season without top post players Danjel Purifoy and Austin Wiley. Texas A&M Basketball is two seasons removed from their most recent NCAA Tournament berth in 2015.
Bullock drained a trey before hitting a turn around, and Cartwright finished with the euro-step to cut the deficit to 21-18. Jalen Brunson's first sign of emotion in this Big East tournament came, finally, in the closing minutes of its final game.
The Lakers shot 48.9 percent from the field, while the Nuggets made 50.6 percent of their shots - including 16 of 31 3-pointers. And Jamal is able to play with emotion, but I never want it to border on the line of being disrespectful to your opponent.
Neymar 'wants Real Madrid move before World Cup'
Neymar has reportedly told players, coaches and even directors at FC Barcelona that he wants to return to his former club. He is also in a race against time to be fit for the World Cup in Russian Federation , which begins on June 14.
WWE star Jeff Hardy charged with DWI in Cabarrus County
Matt is now involved in a feud with Bray Wyatt, which is culminating with a pre-taped match called The Ultimate Deletion. His auto sustained an estimated $8,000 in damages, and the guardrail another $5,000, per local reports.
Tom Brady chug a beer like a champ on 'The Late Show'
This time, Tom will either propel his team to a sixth Super Bowl victory - or fail in the attempt. "It's tough to win that game". Time starts off with a replay of the final play of Super Bowl LII , where a desperate Hail Mary attempt hit the turf.
Drake returns to NCAA tournament as No. 13 seed
The Aggies haven't made it out of the second round since 2015 when they lost in the Elite Eight to perennial powerhouse UConn. The defending-champion Tar Heels are as hot as anyone, despite falling to Virginia in the ACC Tournament championship.
Tesla has raised its Supercharger rates across the US
A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. BidaskClub upgraded Tesla from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Tuesday, December 12th.
Indiana's January jobless rate edges down to 3.3 percent
In the fourth quarter of 2017, the official unemployment rate in Albania, for the population aged 15 years and over is 13.4 %. Louisiana added 1,100 nonfarm jobs in January compared to a year ago, bringing total employment in the state to 1,951,100.
MedEquities Realty Trust reports 4Q results
Rhumbline Advisers has 0% invested in Cedar Realty Trust, Inc. 62,837 are owned by Avalon Advisors Limited Liability Corp. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, October 17 by BMO Capital Markets. (NYSE:FR) rating on Friday, July 14.
Elon Musk wants to preserve humanity in space
Mars will need pizza joints, and one day people will drink at a Mars Bar, he said - congratulating himself on the Dad joke. The Tesla and SpaceX founder, 46-year-old Elon Musk , has long dreamed of creating a human colony on Mars .
Ford declared PC victor late Saturday, Elliott not present
Can anybody trust these machines anymore? "We knew it was going to be a close race but we didn't expect it to be that close". Lefton said at the press conference that the issue was not large enough to sway the outcome of the election.
At Least 2 Dead In New York City Helicopter Crash
The skies over NY constantly buzz with helicopters carrying tourists, businesspeople, traffic reporters, medical teams and others. The other hit the water shortly after takeoff on a sightseeing flight, injuring six tourists and the pilot.