69th United States Secretary of State
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Rex Wayne Tillerson is an American engineer and energy executive who served as the 69th United States Secretary of State from February 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018, under President Donald Trump. Prior to joining the Trump administration, Tillerson was chairman and chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, holding that position from 2006 until 2017.
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Nikki Haley says John Kelly was going in his own "policy direction"In an interview with "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell, Nikki Haley said John Kelly and Rex Tillerson tried to recruit her to resist the president. She said they were going in their own "policy..
Nikki Haley: Cabinet members asked me to help undermine TrumpFormer U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley says other Trump Cabinet members tried to recruit her in an effort to “resist” the president’s actions. In an interview with Norah O'Donnell for "Sunday..
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Nikki Haley says she rebuffed efforts by Tillerson, Kelly to thwart Trump: reportIn her new book, Nikki Haley reportedly claims Rex Tillerson and John Kelly thought by resisting Trump, "they were trying to save the country."
Full interview: Lindsey Graham, January 22Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, talks about his support for Rex Tillerson as head of the State Department, cautions President Trump on Russia, and discussed the inaugural address Friday. The..
Lindsey Graham: I will vote to confirm Rex Tillerson as secretary of stateSen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, declares his support for Rex Tillerson as head of the State Department but warns President Trump not to be weak when it comes to Russia.
George Shultz on Secretary Tillerson's decision to leave behind travel corpsFormer Secretary of State George Shultz talks about the current Secretary's decision not to bring the press corps with him on a recent trip to Asia
McCain: U.S. can address ISIS and Assad "at the same time"Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona says he disagrees with Secretary Tillerson that the U.S. should just concentrate on ISIS. "We can walk and chew gum. We have the capability to do both, the Senator adds."
Tillerson sees "no reason" for Russian retaliation in SyriaSecretary Tillerson says the lines of communication between the U.S. and Russia are "still open." The Secretary of State affirms, "Russia was never part of the targeting."
Tillerson says Trump remains open to finding conditions to stay in Paris AccordSecretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson about the Paris Climate Change Accord.
Tillerson on Paris Accord and North KoreaSecretary of State Rex Tillerson joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss the Paris Climate Change Accord and tensions with North Korea.
Tillerson on Iran's compliance with the Iran Nuclear DealSecretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks with Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss Iran's compliance with the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Tillerson says military option will be only option with North Korea if diplomacy failsSecretary of State Rex Tillerson joins Face the Nation Moderator John Dickerson to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch.
Sen. Bob Corker discusses Tillerson departureIn interview to air Sunday on Face the Nation, Sen. Corker discusses firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson
Sen. Corker expects President Trump will pull out of the Iran DealSen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, joins Moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss Rex Tillerson's exit from the State Department and the potential meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Will Trump supporters turn out to vote for other Republicans?Dan Balz, Susan Davis, and Mark Landler discuss the Mueller investigation and President Trump's decision to fire Rex Tillerson as secretary of state.
Former top U.S. diplomat urges unity, sidesteps impeachment debate in speechFormer U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday that Republicans and Democrats need to work together for the good of the United States, while avoiding a direct reference to the..
Tillerson says military action still possible for Syrian chemical attacksSyria's civil war has seen six chlorine gas attacks in the past 30 days. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tells 60 Minutes that military options are still on the table if Assad continues to use..
Rex Tillerson on working with Jared KushnerThe secretary of state talks about coordinating with the president’s son-in-law--and whether the administration has competing foreign policies
Rex Tillerson to Take the Stand in Exxon Climate Change CaseThe former Exxon chief executive Rex Tillerson is about to testify in the case that accuses the company of committing shareholder fraud over climate change.
Giuliani Pressed for Turkish Prisoner Swap in Oval Office MeetingThe lawyer had asked that President Trump and Rex Tillerson, then secretary of state, help a client who was accused in a $10 billion scheme to thwart sanctions on Iran.
Tillerson ushered in period of "extraordinary destructiveness" says former U.S. ambassador to UAEOn the "Intelligence Matters" podcast, Barbara Leaf spoke with host Michael Morell about the damage wrought by Trump's first secretary of state and offered a more positive assessment of his successor,..
Tillerson claims Kushner conducted diplomacy behind his backThe former Secretary of State mentioned the story during a day of closed-door testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee
Tillerson Says He and Mattis Were Cut Out of Foreign Policy Decisions by Kushner and BannonThe former secretary of state told Congress he was surprised by aggressive moves made by Saudi and Emirati leaders, who had met with President Trump’s close advisers without his knowledge.
Tillerson jokes that God "sent him home" from State postTillerson also discussed the current state of politics and democracy in the United States with the Boy Scouts of America
Secretary Tillerson, Divided IIRex Tillerson opens up in rare, wide-ranging interview; and, Oprah follows up with the partisan voters in Michigan