WATCH LIVE: Newly-fired Secretary of State Tillerson expected to speak to press

WATCH LIVE: Newly-fired Secretary of State Tillerson expected to speak to press

(WMBF/NBC NEWS) - Newly-fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is expected to address the press at 2 p.m. from the State Department briefing room.

Read the latest on President Trump's announcement on Tillerson's firing here:

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday via Twitter that Rex Tillerson would be replaced by current CIA Director Mike Pompeo as the new secretary of state.

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