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No One's Sure Who the Acting Secretary of State Is; Official Who Disputed Trump Version of Tillerson Firing Has Been Fired

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Donald Trump announced via tweet on Tuesday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been fired.
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Rex Tillerson and Donald Trump Were a Terrible Fit. That's All There Is To It

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Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and President Donald Trump, who just fired him, were a terrible fit from day one. It's pointless to seek a more profound truth here, as media boffins will insist on doing. The news doesn't show that business leaders are unfit for government service, though it does illustrate the old observation that if they choose to serve, they'll probably be miserable. The larger, worrying trend is that after Gary Cohn's resignation as Trump's chief economic adviser , the administration in one week has lost two of its most substantial members.
The bad fit should...
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The tense days leading up to Rex Tillerson's firing

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Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's final weekend on the job proved just as tumultuous as the duration of his tenure.
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The road Rex traveled: Photos from Tillerson's time as secretary of state

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday decided to remove Rex Tillerson as secretary of state after just over a year in the position. Though he and Trump didn't always agree on foreign policy, Tillerson traveled across the world to meet with foreign leaders and dignitaries, most recently making the rounds to African countries. Pictured here are a selection of his many foreign trips as secretary of state.
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Donald Trump Jr.-Rex Tillerson Is An Incredible Guy Who Had To Deal With A State Department Full Of Obama Holdovers

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Donald Trump Jr. called into the Brian Kilmeade Show and discussed the breaking news of Rex Tillerson's dismissal as Secretary of State.
"I think Tillerson is an incredible guy. He is A brilliant guy you know running Exxon but I think you also have a problem of an entrenched State Department where all of these former Obama people are in there and they are more concerned about making sure that Trump doesn't do anything then they are about worrying about America and their future standing in the world. And you know again we got to figure out those issues as well I mean my father obviously...
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The Rexit: Tillerson is Out

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After a turbulent tenure, Trump bids U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson farewell
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Alec Baldwin Just Weighed in on His Feud With Trump. He Even Went in on the Infamous Bathrobe

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After sharing some adorable stories about his kids with wife Hilaria Baldwin on Monday's episode of The Tonight Show , Alec Baldwin fanned the flames of his feud with President Donald Trump .
In response to host Jimmy Fallon asking him about Trump's criticism of his Saturday Night Live performance, the 59-year-old actor took a jab at the president's tweeting habits.
“Alec Baldwin, whose dying mediocre career was saved by his terrible impersonation of me on SNL, now says playing me was agony,” Trump recently tweeted. “Alec, it was agony for those who were forced to watch. Bring back Darrell...
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Term Sheet - Tuesday, March 13

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BROADCOM BOMBSHELL And just like that, President Donald Trump killed Broadcom's proposed hostile takeover of Qualcomm.
On Monday evening, Trump issued an executive order that prohibits Broadcom from acquiring the chipmaker for roughly $117 billion, citing national security concerns. As part of the order, all of Broadcom's director nominees are also disqualified from standing for election as directors of Qualcomm.
In a statement, Broadcom said it "strongly disagrees that its proposed acquisition of Qualcomm raises any national security concerns."
The president based his decision on...
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Donald Trump Just Ousted Rex Tillerson. Was His Secretary of State Tenure the Shortest Ever?

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Donald Trump's decision to oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday came as somewhat of a shock, even though the president had reportedly been considering removing the one-time Exxon CEO from
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Rex Tillerson Proved CEOs Are DOA in Washington

Rex Tillerson Proved CEOs Are DOA in Washington

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The secretary of state's rocky tenure showed why politics should stop head-hunting business leaders.
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Tillerson's ouster came one day after his most vehement condemnation yet of Russia

Tillerson's ouster came one day after his most vehement condemnation yet of Russia

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President Donald Trump ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson one day after Tillerson explicitly blamed Russia for a chemical attack against a former Russian spy living in the UK.
While the White House called the attack "reckless" and "indiscriminate," it declined to specifically name Russia as the perpetrator.
Tillerson told reporters later in the day that the attack "clearly" came from Russia and said it was "beyond comprehension" that "an organized state" would take such an action.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA...
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