Should Secretary of State Rex Tillerson be replaced?

Screenshot from CNN's YouTube video: Trump may replace Rex Tillerson with CIA Chief Mike Pompeo

News broke recently that the White House is planning a major shake up in the cabinet. Word is they are going to replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the coming weeks with CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Pompeo would then be replaced as director of the CIA with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton. According to reports, Tillerson and the president have had a strained relationship at times. Tillerson did not like the politically charged speech the president gave at a gathering of the Boy Scouts of America, an organization Tillerson used to run. Also, their relationship took another hit when there were reports back in October that Tillerson had called the president a moron after a meeting at the pentagon. This prompted the president to offer a challenge of comparing IQ scores. These are difficult times for the country abroad right now, as tensions with North Korea remain high and due to the recent anger the president caused in England with his retweets from the group Britain First. There is also the always volatile relationship we have with the Middle East. With the problems going on around the world, should President Trump replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State?

CNN covering the possible removal of Rex Tillerson:

The Issue

Should the president replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State? Has he done a poor job and needs to be replaced? Or, is he one of the few people who will stand up to the president and has to stay for the good of the country?

Page 2: Arguments for replacing Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

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