Rex Tillerson FIRED

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  1. Aurora

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    Trump's personal assistant also got sacked.
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    Tillerson told the truth therefore Trump didn't like him.
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    "Gotta get Stormy Daniels off..."

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    To quote a friend, "Tillerson not infrequently appeared to be an adult, with some understanding of history, and some understanding of our system and institutions. So, clearly, he had to go."
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    You’re a typical leftist.

    You all whined that Tillerson was picked as a favor to the Russians because he was a “fan” of Russia.

    Now all you leftists are yapping that Trump fired him to protect Russia.

    Trump is on the same page as the UK regarding Russia’s actions in the UK. Trump has said that when PM May calls him up that there will be action on what happened in the UK.

    Trump as president has not done one thing to make Russia’s life any easier.

    Sanctions are still in place.

    And the guy Trump wants to take the job in State is probably the most anti-Russian guy in the administration.
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    There were four pints of contention between Trump and Tillerson.

    1. Tillerson was for keeping us in the Iran deal which Trump hated.

    2. Tillerson apparently is an actual believer in Climate Change. Trump as we all know isn’t.

    3. Tillerson did not want to move the embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

    4. Tillerson was bad mouthing Trump. Starting with the moron comments. It’s never a good thing to bad mouth your boss even if you think it’s true.
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    In other words, Tillerson had a few policy positions which were thought out and nuanced, while Donny continues to get his cues from Fox News and Infowars. It's highly troubling and unAmerican when the POTUS demands undying loyalty to him rather than the Constitution.
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    :lol: Tillerson found out he was fired when he read Trump's tweet thanking him for his service.
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    Which is going to be awkward, because the House Intelligence Committee just basically called him and his agency a bunch of liars.
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    Apparently some alledged "serious financial crimes" were holding up his security clearance for some reason. :marathon:

    It's okay. He's been transferred to Trump's re-election campaign so he'll be alright.
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    They're having a hard time getting outside people to join this shitshow. Trumps bubble of information is getting smaller and smaller.
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    He's gutted his State Department, so He had to rob someone.
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    :no: What he actually said is, “As soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russia or whoever it may be.” Look out Vlad, you’re in trouble now. :dayton:
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    You might see it like that. But only if you're looking at it from so far to the right you can see the abyss already.

    Did I? I actually thought Tillerson was one of the few good choices in Trump's cabinet of horrors. But hey, whatever floats your boat.

    Didn't say that. Just pointed out the timing.

    I'm quite sure Putin is pissed off about his investment. However, China is probably considering supporting him in 2020. All he does, he does for China.

    As it should be.
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    Where have I heard that before? :thinking:
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    Except for the ones the House and Senate recently passed overwhelmingly.
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    Cold yes, but hyperbole aside, it illustrates the US decent towards banana republic status. :sad:
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    The replacement CIA Director apparently can't step foot in the EU because she would be arrested for torture. Only the best people. :lol:
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    I saw this thread earlier and knew it would become quite entertaining. The reality is that Tillerson was fired because he was working around Trump to try to save the Iran deal “as is” instead of killing it or significantly reworking it. Tillerson went rogue.

    The Tweet being the notification has already been debunked; Tillerson was apparently told on Friday he didn’t have long left. Kelly spoke to Tillerson prior to the tweet today and Trump spoke to Tillerson after the tweet.

    But, I digress. Continue entertaining me!
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    I debunk your debunk. With a source even.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/03/rex-tillerson-firing-timeline/555464/


    If anything, that makes it seem even more skeevy.
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    That’s fine. I’m not big into unnamed sources.
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    Of course not. Name your sources and they're your former sources in the best case. In the worst they'll end up in jail.
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    Really? They actually issued the arrest warrant?