Secretary of state, who was fired Tuesday, appeared unaware that he was losing his job, despite White House assertions to the contrary
A top aide to outgoing Secretary of State Tilerson was fired Tuesday after contradicting the White House account of his boss’ dismissal.
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.
By firing Rex Tillerson, Trump is creating a team in his own image, not likely to contradict him but rather to provide affirmation
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.
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.