March 13, 2018 8:48am EDT

JUST IN: Rex Tillerson is out. Mike Pompeo is in.

President Trump just confirmed via Twitter that the secretary of state is out -- and he already has a replacement: Mike Pompeo.

March 13, 2018 8:53am EDT

Trump asked Tillerson to step aside

From CNN's Dan Merica

President Trump asked Rex Tillerson to step aside as secretary of state and is replacing him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, according to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

Trump also tweeted the news. He also said Gina Haspel will become new CIA Director.

Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretory os State..