Rex Tillerson Doesn’t Deny Calling Trump ‘Moron,’ Trump Tweets Fury

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called President Donald Trump a “moron” and came close to resigning in July, reported NBC News.

NBC News cited multiple high-level administration sources for its report, but Tillerson told reporters today that he has “never considered leaving” his job, notes CNBC:

There has never been a consideration in my mind to leave. I serve at the appointment of the president, and I am here for as long as the president feels I can be useful to achieving his objectives.

Tillerson did not deny calling the president a moron, but did state:

I’m not going to deal with petty stuff like that. I’m not going to be part of this effort to divide this administration.

In response, Trump unleashed his anger in some tweets:

(Sources: CNBC, Donald Trump/Twitter, Donald Trump/Twitter, Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

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