White House: Tillerson will continue in his role "right now"
Sarah Sanders takes questions at a White House briefing. Photo: Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP
Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said, "When the president loses confidence in someone, they will no longer serve in the capacity they're in," asked whether President Trump has confidence in Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. "I don't believe there was a tipping point" between Trump and Tillerson, she added. "He's here."
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