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Rex Tillerson: a rocky road with Trump that ended with a surprise firing

The secretary of state had known a battle was brewing – but he had survived similar clashes with the president beforeRex Tillerson’s last significant act as secretary of state was characteristically out of tune with the White House.Donald Trump’s spokeswoman Sarah Sanders had avoided any blame of Russia for the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain, but minutes later Tillerson issued his own statement, which was definitive in supporting the UK assessment that Moscow was behind the attack. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 13 March