Rex Tillerson


Trump’s Thoughts on Rex Tillerson’s Intelligence: A Brief Timeline

Trump has called Tillerson “dumb as a rock” at least twice.


Trump's Failure to Hire People Is Doing Serious Damage

The understaffing of his administration is going to have long-term consequences, experts warn—we just won't know what those consequences will be.


Mattis wants you to know he's looking forward to working with John Bolton

“I look forward to working with him — no reservations, no concerns at all.”


John Bolton is probably going to make things worse on the Korean Peninsula

“I think that Bolton's appointment brings us one step closer to a serious conflict”


Rex Tillerson Got Canned While Sitting on the Toilet, Report Says

A detail no one needed to know.


Trump could soon be on to his third national security adviser

McMaster’s possible ouster comes days after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired via Twitter.


It’s looking like the historic meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un might be in Sweden

North Korea’s top diplomat flew to Sweden for a surprise visit on Thursday.


Tillerson made a mess at State, but his departure leaves Trump “unleashed”

“We’re going to see a Trump foreign policy unleashed now, in a way that it had been tempered and moderated before.”


Four reasons Mike Pompeo will change the State Department

Pompeo briefs President Trump personally on security threats almost every day with "killer graphics."


Rex Tillerson's Rise and Fall, as Told by Trump Tweets

The secretary of state was, of course, fired on Twitter, where he and the president have had a long, strange history.


New CIA Director Gina Haspel Oversaw Torture at a Black Site Then Lost Evidence of It

As "chief of base" of a CIA Black Site in Thailand, Haspel oversaw the torture and waterboarding of Abu Zubaydah, who still hasn't been charged with a crime.