Gina Haspel to become first woman CIA Director


LANGLEY, VA – JANUARY 21: The logo of the CIA is seen during a visit ofUS President Donald Trump the CIA headquarters on January 21, 2017 in Langley, Virginia . Trump spoke with about 300 people in his first official visit with a government agaency. (Photo by Olivier Doulier – Pool/Getty Images)

Gina Haspel was named Director of the CIA Tuesday morning, becoming the first woman ever to hold the title.

The announcement came at the same time President Trump tweeted that he was firing Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.

Tillerson will be replaced by CIA Director Mike Pompeo.

Haspel will step into the role in Pompeo’s place.

Here is the announcement tweeted my the President: 



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