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A Former Director On What It Means For The CIA

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:52am

Rachel Martin talks to Michael Hayden, a former CIA director and ex-National Security Agency director, about Trump's pick for CIA director, Gina Haspel, and about outgoing director Mike Pompeo.

Trump CIA Nominee, Gina Haspel, Faces Tough Road To Senate Confirmation

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:25am

The current deputy director of the CIA is well respected by intelligence professionals, but she is tied inextricably with dark chapters involving torture.

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Tillerson Shakeup Affects CIA Leadership

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:08am

John McLaughlin, a former acting director of the CIA, talks about the Rex Tillerson shakeup and about the president's choice to replace Mike Pompeo at the CIA: deputy director Gina Haspel.

A Major Shakeup In The Trump Administration: How Did It Come About?

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:54am

In a tweet, the president announced that he is replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. He wants CIA Director Mike Pompeo in that job, with current No. 2 at the CIA, Gina Haspel, as CIA director.

Who Is Trump's Pick: A Little About Mike Pompeo

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:41am

The news this morning is that CIA Director Mike Pompeo is replacing Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. NPR national security correspondent Greg Myre talks about those changes.

More On Rex Tillerson's Departure

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 9:40am

NPR's Michele Kelemen, who covers the State Department, talks to Rachel Martin about events leading up to the announcement.

ICE Spokesman Quits Over Leaders' Use Of 'Misleading Facts' To Discuss Calif. Arrests

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:45am

"I told them that the information was wrong, they asked me to deflect, and I didn't agree with that," said James Schwab, who resigned from his job at the Department of Homeland Security.

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Elliott Abrams On Tillerson's Departure

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:45am

Elliott Abrams was Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's choice as No. 2 at the State Department. He gives his thoughts on Tillerson's firing.

Trump: Rex Tillerson Is Out As Secretary Of State

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:44am

Rex Tillerson has been replaced as secretary of state by CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The surprise Cabinet change was announced on Twitter by President Trump.

Trump Voter Fraud Investigator On Trial Over Kansas' Voter Rules

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 8:06am

The ACLU is suing Kris Kobach, Kansas secretary of state and former leader of Donald Trump's disbanded voter fraud commission, over his state's restrictive voter registration rules.

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Trump Replacing Secretary Of State Tillerson With CIA Director Mike Pompeo

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 7:58am

President Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning that former congressman and CIA director Mike Pompeo will take over for Rex Tillerson, who has had a strained relationship with the president.

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Republicans Consider Pennsylvania's Special Election Critical

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 6:18am

Republicans have spent millions and the president campaigned vigorously in an effort to save a traditionally GOP seat. David Greene talks to Marc Lotter, former special assistant to the president.

4 Questions Ahead Of The Special Election In Pennsylvania

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 4:00am

President Trump won the congressional district by 20 points in the 2016 election. But the race is close, and Republicans are spending heavily to try and stave off a public-relations disaster.

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House To Vote On Senate-Approved 'Right To Try' Drug Bill

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 3:59am

The House will vote on the act that would allow terminally ill patients access to unapproved drugs. Rachel Martin talks to Republican Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, the bill's co-sponsor.

Democrats Question House Panel's Draft Report On Russia Probe

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 3:59am

David Greene talks to Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas about Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee closing their investigation in the Russia election influence probe.

Tight Race In Pa. Special Election Will Decide U.S. House Seat

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 3:59am

Voters in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district will vote in Tuesday's special election to decide who their representative will be in the House for the rest of the year.

House Panel Draft Report Clears Trump Of Collusion With Russia

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 3:59am

Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee say they have found no evidence of collusion between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Democrats have a different perspective.

Citing National Security, Trump Blocks Broadcom's Takeover Of Qualcomm

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 3:59am

The Trump administration has blocked a Singapore-based company from acquiring U.S. chip manufacturer Qualcomm. At the heart of the $117 billion deal is the future of wireless technology.

Morning News Brief

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 3:59am

Republicans on a House panel say they found no evidence the Trump campaign worked with Russia to influence the election. And, there's a special election in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district.

Trump Will Visit U.S.-Mexico Border To Tout Long-Promised Wall

Tue, 03/13/2018 - 2:46am

Some local border residents say the president is focused on building a wall when closer economic ties between the U.S and Mexico seem to call for another approach.

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