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Officials say White House fired Tillerson aide

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette 67 sources

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson:

Rex Tillerson's ouster: How it unfolded

CBS News

Secretary of state, who was fired Tuesday, appeared unaware that he was losing his job, despite White House assertions to the contrary

Tillerson aide axed after breaking with W.H. account of ouster

NY Daily News

A top aide to outgoing Secretary of State Tilerson was fired Tuesday after contradicting the White House account of his boss’ dismissal.

Tillerson’s spokesman sacked after disputing account of firing

New York Post / News

The White House fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s spokesman on Tuesday after he disputed the timing of when Tillerson learned he had been ousted, according to a report. “Officials: White House fires top Tillerson aide who…

Officials say White House has also fired Rex Tillerson aide who said Tillerson found out about his dismissal on Twitter

Two U.S. officials say the White House has fired one of Rex Tillerson’s top aides after he contradicted the official account of the secretary of state’s dismissal by President Donald Trump.

Why fire Tillerson now? Unshackled Trump making more unilateral decisions

By firing Rex Tillerson, Trump is creating a team in his own image, not likely to contradict him but rather to provide affirmation

Why Did Trump Fire Tillerson Now?

The Atlantic

The specific timing of the move—following the secretary of state’s split from the president to condemn a Russian attack in the U.K.—raises questions about its motive.

How the last five days of Rex Tillerson’s tenure played out

Toronto Star / News

A state department official said Tillerson learned he’d been fired through Donald Trump’s tweet Monday morning. Here’s what happened before that moment.

Tillerson is put out of his misery

The Post reports: President Trump has ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, orchestrating a major change to his national security team amid delicate negotiations with North Korea, White…

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