Tillerson did not speak to Trump before firing

TheHill | 3/13/2018 | John Bowden
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson did not speak to President Trump before his firting and is "unaware" of the reason behind his dismissal, according to a statement from Tillerson's top deputy.

The statement from Under Secretary of State Steve Goldstein strongly suggests Tillerson found out about his firing from Twitter.

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"The Secretary did not speak to the President this morning and is unaware of the reason, but he is grateful for the opportunity to serve, and still believes strongly that public service is a noble calling and not to be regretted," Goldstein said in a statement.

Goldstein also said that Tillerson had "every intention of staying" before his firing.

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"He established and enjoyed relationships with his counterparts. He will miss his colleagues at the Department of State and enjoyed working together with the Department of Defense in an uncommonly robust...
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