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Rex Tillerson talks about relationship with Donald Trump in rare appearance: Report

Former Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson spoke Thursday in a rare appearance in Houston about the times he butted heads with President Trump. Mr. Tillerson made his comments at a charity event at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, The Houston [...]
Chatty Pompeo strikes early contrast with reclusive Tillerson
Mike Pompeo, the new secretary of state, is leaning hard into the side of the job his predecessor seemed to hate the most: public relations. Within hours of being confirmed last week, Pompeo took along several journalists on a [...]
Rex Tillerson Burned Down Deep State, Also State Department
Gone but not forgotten All I want for Passover is the confidence of a white dude with a Masters in Business Administration! Politico’s Nahal Toosi has a gonzo story out today on how Rex Tillerson almost MBA’ed the State Department to death [...]
Trump gives McMaster the Tillerson treatment
As with the secretary of state, President Donald Trump decided months ago amid disagreements over his Afghanistan strategy that national security adviser H.R. McMaster [...]
Trump Fires Rex Tillerson and Will Replace Him With C.I.A. Chief Pompeo
He added: “Really, it was a different mind-set, a different thinking.” Mr. Trump announced his decision on Twitter. Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank [...]
The Foreign Capital Rex Tillerson Never Understood: Trump’s Washington
Rex Tillerson was in trouble. He had been overheard calling President Trump a “moron,” and NBC News was reporting the story (other outlets later noted that he actually said, “fucking moron”). To make matters worse, the embattled secretary [...]
In sudden move, Tillerson out, Pompeo to be new secretary of state
A spokesman for Tillerson said he had not been planning to leave and wasn’t sure why he was being ousted now. By LOUIS NELSON and NAHAL TOOSI 03/13/2018 [...]
Tillerson Tries to Soothe Troubled Allies in Latin America. It’s Not an Easy Sell.
But hanging over all the efforts is Mr. Trump’s heated language, which undercuts Mr. Tillerson’s diplomacy on Venezuela and much of the United States agenda. “This is a way for Tillerson to say, ‘We’re elevating our voice,’” [...]
Against odds, Tillerson hangs on — for now
Rex Tillerson was supposed to quit or be fired by July. Or was it October? Definitely by the end of 2017, some predicted. One group of foreign diplomats and State Department officials even set up a casual betting pool. The over/under [...]
Tillerson, in Apparent U-Turn, Says North Korea Must ‘Earn’ Its Way to Talks
Mr. Tillerson’s latest message also appeared to place the United States and North Korea at a dangerous standoff once more, with Washington insisting on a halt to the North’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs and North [...]