In our constitutional order, unelected insiders do not set foreign policy.
The substitution of Pompeo and Bolton for Tillerson and McMaster is a win for foreign-policy realism on the Iran deal.
Unconventional, assertive thinking about foreign policy is in; ineffectual, process-driven diplomacy is out.
Having offered the pessimistic assessment in the Corner yesterday, let’s contemplate the optimistic assessment of the Trump cabinet shakeup today.
Ouster is mostly a function of President Trump getting a cabinet more to his liking.
The relationship between Tillerson and Trump has been strained almost from the beginning.
The aide claimed Tillerson only found out he was being dismissed from Trump's tweet this morning.
Congressional Democrats were swift in their condemnation of President Trump's latest move.
Our unpredictable president strikes again, firing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson this morning.
Tillerson's spokesman said he never spoke directly with the president and was "unaware of the reason" for his dismissal.