CIA director Mike Pompeo will be the new secretary of state, Donald Trump announced in a tweet on Tuesday morning.
The president did not provide any information on when the current secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, would step down.
Of Pompeo, Trump said: “He will do a fantastic job!”
In the tweet, Trump also announced Gina Haspel would become the first female director of the CIA, replacing Pompeo.
“Congratulations to all,” Trump tweeted.