Skip to comments.Secretary Of State Tillerson Holds Town Hall At State Department
Posted on 12/14/2017 5:41:39 AM PST by Texas Fossil
ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is showing no signs that he's on the way out the door. He's planning some trips next year to Africa and Latin America. He's also pushing ahead with his plan to redesign the State Department, brushing off accusations that he's gutting it. Tillerson held a town hall with State Department employees today. NPR's Michele Kelemen has more.
MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: For more than an hour the former Exxon Mobil CEO walked the stage, talking about foreign policy challenges. He says U.S. diplomats are trying to resolve the crisis in Ukraine, pushing back against Iran's nefarious behavior, and rallying the world to pressure North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.
REX TILLERSON: And so I think we have had an incredibly active year. Do we have any wins to put on the board? No. That's not the way this works. Diplomacy is not that simple.
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KELEMEN: ...But he was most at ease talking about his holiday plans to head home to Texas.
TILLERSON: I hope I'm going to see most of my cowboys on the ranch. Those are the guys I like to hang out with. I'm a great fan of the Western culture.
KELEMEN: And, he says, the code of the West, where your word is your bond and you don't need a bunch of lawyers.
TILLERSON: I'm going to saddle my favorite pony Blue up, and I'm going to go out and check on some cows.
TILLERSON: Y'all have a great holiday.
:: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is showing no signs that he’s on the way out the door. ::
The media in denial about an obviously DEAD horse.
The media can deny, but eventually this road leads to a leaky boat on the way down the Nile.
MSMedia has Zero credibility.
Merry Texas Christmas to you too.
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