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U.S. Ambassador to Estonia to Resign

This will be the third U.S. ambassador to resign in 2018. In a private Facebook message that was shared with NBC News, U.S. Ambassador James D. Melville Jr. says he will retire on July 29. Melville wrote, “A Foreign Service Officers DNA is programmed to

Rand Paul Vows to Filibuster Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel

Speaking on┬áCNN’s State of the Union, Paul vowed to filibuster the appointments. “I’ll do whatever it takes, and that includes filibuster,” Paul said in response to Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel’s nominations. Mike Pompeo is set to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Gina

Rex Tillerson Out As Secretary of State

President Trump made the announcement on Tuesday. While the announcement came early Tuesday morning, reports indicate Tillerson was told Friday that Trump wanted him to step aside. Thus ends Tillerson’s tumultuous tenure as Secretary of State where he often clashed with the President. The announcement