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I'm not going anywhere, Rex Tillerson says after report of frustration with Trump - CBC.ca

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at a news conference on Wednesday he shares "bedrock values" with President Donald Trump after what he said was an erroneous report indicating he was on the brink of resigning in July. Tillerson reaffirmed his ...and more »

Trump Wants to Censor the Media - The Atlantic

Subscribe to The Atlantic's Politics & Policy Daily, a roundup of ideas and events in American politics. Frustrated with a set of damning reports about his relationship with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson—including the nugget that Tillerson called ...and more »

Tensions escalate after Tillerson calls Trump 'moron' - CNN

Washington (CNN) Discord between President Donald Trump and his chief diplomat is at an all-time high, spilling into public view in recent days and peaking with a NBC News report Wednesday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Trump a "moron" in ...and more »

Rex Tillerson at the Breaking Point - The New Yorker

As the C.E.O. of Exxon, Tillerson had unquestioned control. At the State Department, he has struggled to impose his will. Illustration by Michael Cho. A Reporter at Large · October 16, 2017 Issue. Rex Tillerson at the Breaking Point. Will Donald Trump ...and more »

Tillerson's Fury at Trump Required an Intervention From Pence - NBCNews.com

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was on the verge of resigning this past summer amid mounting policy disputes and clashes with the White House, according to senior administration officials who were aware of the situation at the time. The ...and more »

Tillerson's News Conference Only Highlights Strains With Trump - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Long-simmering tension within President Trump's national security team spilled into public view on Wednesday as Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson took the extraordinary step of calling a news conference to affirm his support for Mr ...and more »

Loyalty to Trump isn't enough - Washington Post

Do President Trump's Cabinet members have to call him “Dear Leader” when graced by his august presence? Must they enter the Oval Office on bended knee? Do they weep with joy when he reaches out a delicate hand and pats their bowed heads? One of the ...and more »

Rex Tillerson says he won't quit but doesn't deny calling Trump a 'moron' - The Guardian

The US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, has denied he has considered resignation and pledged loyalty to Donald Trump in the wake of a report that he had called the president a “moron”. “There has never been a consideration in my mind to leave. I ...and more »

Stephen Colbert to Rex Tillerson: 'Nobody Calls Our President a Moron Except Me' - TIME

In his Late Show opening monologue Wednesday night, host Stephen Colbert took on rumors that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Donald Trump a “moron,” and seemed to take Trump's side. “Hold on there, Rex. Hold on there, Tillerson ...and more »

For Tillerson, Diplomatic Breakthrough With Trump Proves Elusive - New York Times

WASHINGTON — When Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson traveled to Saudi Arabia with President Trump last spring, he impressed hosts and visitors alike by swaying along with the traditional men's dancers swathed in white robes and brandishing swords ...and more »