The imposition of additional sanctions against Tehran could have implications for a number of multinational companies, including Boeing, which have rushed to tap the Iranian market since sanction relief was provided in 2015 under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, as the Iran deal is known.
On the same day he jettisoned Tillerson, the president's personal assistant was escorted from the White House after his security clearance was revoked - and promptly was given a senior job with Trump's re-election campaign. "We have a state department thats been emaciated and a diplomacy that's been undermined at a critical time in our history".
"I will now return to private life, private citizen, a proud American, proud of the opportunity I've had to serve my country".
A White House official said Mr Trump wanted to have a new team in place before upcoming talks with North Korea and various trade negotiations.
The ex-Secretary of State had also warned Nigeria and the rest of Africa against accessing financial help from China. Tillerson will remain secretary in name until March 31, when he formally resigns his commission.
"Rex Tillerson's cozy relationship with the Kremlin is especially alarming in light of his attitude toward sanctions over Russia's aggressive behavior in Europe, while at the same time the President-elect continues to side with Russian Federation over the judgment of the us intelligence community", she wrote.
State department officials have told reporters that Rex Tillerson found out he'd lost his job after the US President tweeted about it.
Goldstein was sacked later on Tuesday, two United States officials said. Tom Cotton (R-AR) told reporters Tuesday, adding that he hopes the Senate will act swiftly to confirm Pompeo to the role. "He established and enjoyed relationships with his counterparts", Goldstein said.
Before leaving on a trip to California, Trump spoke openly of their differences - singling out the Iran nuclear deal - as he explained the rationale for the latest departure from his chaotic White House.
Tillerson had joined Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in pressing a sceptical Trump to stick with the agreement with Iran and other world powers over Tehran's nuclear ambitions; and he has taken a more hawkish view than Trump on Russian Federation.
Tillerson had been seen as out-of-step with the president for months.
All of the officials demanded anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak publicly.
"I think Rex will be much happier now", Trump said. Trump frequently criticized the agreement as a candidate. He declared Tuesday, "I'm really at a point where we're getting very close to having the Cabinet and other things that I want".
Trump announced earlier that he had fired Tillerson, replacing his top diplomat ahead of a potential high-stakes sitdown between the President and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Another suggested Mr Tillerson may follow the path of former Trump aide Omarosa Manigault Newman and go for a stint on Celebrity Big Brother. Goldstein's swift firing after refuting the Trump administration's rhetoric further reinforces the erratic nature of the White House under Trump's tenure and stands as a cause for concern moving forward. But the tensions peaked last fall amid reports Tillerson had called Trump a "moron" and considered resigning.
Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo, is set to move into Mr Tillerson's job.
Besides the president, several others spoke during Monday's half-hour ceremony, including Astros owner Jim Crane, manager A.J. The plan was immediately panned by gun control advocates, including the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
Players and coaches have been wearing T-shirts with those words on them and they've been using the phrase often in interviews. It is clear that the Phillies are planning to make a legitimate run at the National League East division crown.
Perry reportedly visited the nuns to win them over, and is said to have shown them her tattoo of Jesus and sung a hymn for them. However, in 2016, a judge ruled the sale to the entrepreneur was invalid.
Approximately 100 activists made their way from the concourse at Manchester Piccadilly onto the tracks at around 1pm. The demonstration came hours after a similar protest forced the closure of Manchester Piccadilly railway station.
Neymar, who joined Paris Saint-Germain in a Â£198 million transfer last summer, seems to regret his decision. PSG were outclassed by Real Madrid and were dumped out of the Champions League after a 5-2 defeat.
Richie said the goal is to find more than a singer: "We are looking for an artist, and that's going to require our expertise". You can join millions of people around the country who will tune in for the premiere of American Idol on ABC tonight at 7 pm.
Nuggets coach Mike Malone said he would review the incidents. "I know their bench was very upset with Jamal for whatever reason. Ball said he's not anxious about Murray because, "he going to do the circus stuff - I'm not feeding into it".
European steel and aluminum associations have warned that the US tariffs could cost their sectors thousands of jobs. Mr Trump said last Thursday that he is slapping tariffs of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminium.
Rangers' early joy lasted just eight minutes as Rogic replied in spectacular fashion, curling into the top corner from 25 yards. Celtic captain Scott Brown said he and his teammates did their talking on the pitch as they came from behind to beat Rangers.
Reports have suggested Neymar is unsettled at PSG, with Madrid regularly linked to a move for the forward since he left LaLiga. The Brazilian has been out of action since being on the end of a bad tackle against Marseille on February 25.
Prince William to walk Markle down the aisle
Both the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were in attendance as well as Queen Elizabeth II and other members of the royal family. Prince Harry , who is fifth in line to the throne, is to marry Markle on May 19 at St.
DeMar DeRozan says James Harden is a lock for MVP
Houston played well in the second half, but they dug themselves too deep of a hole in the first two quarters to climb out of. So mad that a few days later, DeRozan scored a franchise-high 52 points on New Years Day (how's that for star player?).