Trump tried to attack Rex Tillerson but instead ended up showing more deference and bowing down to Putin.
The dormant but troubled relationship between Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson exploded to the surface yesterday as the president called the former Secretary of State “dumb as a rock” and “lazy as hell”
Scott Pruitt should find himself in jeopardy of losing his job.
However, yesterday Mr. Trump called Mr. Pruitt, a “good man,” while refusing to comment on questions regarding questionable ethical behavior engaged in by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Administrator. Mr. Trump added:
Yesterday, British Prime Minister Teresa May made clear that the nation of Russia was highly likely responsible, according to their evidence, for the poisoning of a former Russian double agent, Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury on March 4. She made clear – before the House of Commons – that the substance either came directly from Russia or was distributed to another actor by Russia, in order to administer the poison. Either way, the Prime Minister’s conclusion was that Russia was most likely responsible.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Mitt Romney would be Secretary of State if it were not for Russian influence.
In an article published Thursday morning the Journal reported:
“Weeks after Donald Trump was elected president, Russia-backed online “trolls” flooded social media to try to block Mitt Romney from securing a top job in the incoming administration, a Wall Street Journal analysis shows.”
Tillerson said European counterparts had noticed that Russia had its fingerprints on a number of elections.
On CNN's State Of The Union, Sec. of State Rex Tillerson was given a chance to deny that he called Trump a moron. He didn't dispute the story.
President Trump started his morning off by declaring NBC news report fake news, attacking them for not getting verification from him, as if the news doesn't exist unless Trump says it does.
President Trump has claimed multiple times that the NBC News story about Rex Tillerson calling him a moron is fake. NBC and MSNBC have responded by basically telling the president to shove it.
In a statement to reporters, Sec. of State Rex Tillerson never denied that he called Donald Trump a moron.
When Sec. of State Rex Tillerson was asked what the US will do if North Korea detonates a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific, he uttered six words that should scare the American people. The ultimate decision to launch a nuclear war will be up to Donald Trump.
Sec. of State Rex Tillerson was asked about Trump's values after the UN criticized his response to racist demonstrations in the US. Tillerson offered no defense of Trump and said, "The President speaks for himself."
In the latest demonstration that Russia controls Trump, Sec. of State Rex Tillerson is refusing to spend $80 million to counter Russian propaganda.
There are still many unanswered questions, but one thing is clear: Russia's attempt to turn Trump into their puppet has been a wild success.
The White House is refusing to apologize for Trump handing classified intelligence to Russia. At a press gaggle aboard Air Force One, Sec. of State Rex Tillerson said that Trump wouldn't apologize because he is not sure there is anything to apologize for.
When NBC News's Andrea Mitchell asked Trump Sec. of State Rex Tillerson if Russia bugged the office, he laughed, and said, "I would have no way to know that," before walking away.
During an interview with Trump Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Meet The Press host Chuck Todd confronted Tillerson directly about the Trump administration's refusal to talk to Russia about their interference in the 2016 election, and it was what Tillerson didn't say that spoke volumes about Trump's guilt.
After bombing two countries, provoking North Korea, and losing an aircraft carrier, the Trump administration is now picking a fight with Iran.
Maddow laid out how the new administration isn't even trying to pretend to respect the freedom of the press.
According to Cohen, Trump is "smart and decisive" and a "swift-acting individual" who listens to people and will eventually tell us what the hell he thinks he is doing.