With the ousting of Tillerson and Mike Pompeo chosen to take his place, Donald Trump has appointed Gina Haspel to be the first women director of the CIA.
Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 13, 2018
On MSNBC Obama’s CIA Director John Brennan praised the pick.
— RNC Research (@RNCResearch) March 13, 2018