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What Was Behind Rex Tillerson’s Pro-Trump News Conference? – John Cassidy | The New Yorker

What Was Behind Rex Tillerson’s Pro-Trump News Conference?

John Cassidy | The New Yorker

Early Wednesday morning, NBC News was up with a big story: The Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, came close to resigning this summer, it said, and he had to be talked out of it by Vice-President Mike Pence.

Citing three unnamed sources, the report also said that, on July 20th, after a meeting at the Pentagon in which Donald Trump and his advisers discussed military options in Afghanistan, Tillerson referred to the President as a “moron.”    Continue reading

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