Oct 4, 2017

Trump: I have "total confidence" in Tillerson

"I was very honored by [Rex Tillerson's] comments," President Trump said, delivering remarks at a Las Vegas hospital. "It was fake news. It was a totally phony story ... It was made up by NBC ... [I have] total confidence in Rex."

Context: Tillerson said "I have never considered leaving this post" earlier today, after an NBC report said the Secretary of State called Trump a "moron" and contemplated resigning over the summer.

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