Rex Tillerson

Rex Tillerson

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

Trump has called Tillerson “dumb as a rock” at least twice.
Rex Santus
5.23.19
Rex Tillerson

Tillerson called Trump “pretty undisciplined.” So naturally Trump called him “lazy as hell" and “dumb as a rock”

Trump once called his former secretary of state “a star!”
Emma Ockerman
12.7.18
politics

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.
Mark Hay
6.7.18
Secretary of Defense

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.”
Alexa Liautaud
3.27.18
NORTH KOREA

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”
David Gilbert
3.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

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

A detail no one needed to know.
Harry Cheadle
3.16.18
Donald Trump

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.
David Gilbert
3.16.18
NORTH KOREA

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.
Tim Hume
3.15.18
Trump

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.”
Greg Walters
3.13.18
deep state

Four reasons Mike Pompeo will change the State Department

Pompeo briefs President Trump personally on security threats almost every day with "killer graphics."
Alex Thompson
3.13.18
politics

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.
Eve Peyser
3.13.18
gina haspel

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.
Matthew Gault
3.13.18
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