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A former diplomat says Trump officials wouldn’t let her talk about Obama’s foreign policies

A former foreign service worker criticized Rex Tillerson's State Department and revealed that she was told not to talk about President Obama's foreign policy.

Trump says Cuba ‘is responsible’ for attacks on diplomats, but the State Department isn’t so sure

Neither Cuba nor the US has offered much information about mysterious attacks on US diplomats on the island, suggesting neither side knows much about them.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at a Security Council meeting United Nations General Assembly in New York. The US State Department under his tenure has become reorganized and neglected, say officials.

America might be losing its place on the world stage — and diplomats worry that ‘things will start to fall apart’

State Department officials say America's influence in world affairs is fading under Trump due to an agenda that is confused, confrontational, and understaffed.
Rex Tillerson.

Rex Tillerson is reportedly no fan of US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is at odds with UN ambassador Nikki Haley, adding to the drama of what has already been a tumultuous week for the top diplomat.
Rex Tillerson.

Rex Tillerson made a striking comment about his role in the Trump administration during a meeting with Russian and Iranian foreign ministers

Tillerson has faced significant headwinds as President Donald's Trump secretary of state — primarily from within the Trump administration.
Rex Tillerson.

Trump may look to replace Tillerson with CIA Director Pompeo after ‘moron’ report

After Rex Tillerson failed to directly deny having called President Donald Trump a moron, the secretary of state's job may be in danger.
Newly sworn in as secretary of state, Rex Tillerson shakes hands with Vice President Mike Pence.

Pence denies reports he convinced Tillerson to stay on as secretary of state

Vice President Mike Pence denied reports that he convinced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to remain in the administration last summer.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks during a news conference at Lancaster house in London

Tillerson dismisses reports that he considered resigning, says Trump is ‘smart’ but doesn’t deny calling him a ‘moron’

During an unusual press briefing on Wednesday morning, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied news reports that he had considered leaving the administration.
President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson confer during a working lunch with African leaders during the UN General Assembly in New York on September 20, 2017.

Rex Tillerson reportedly called Trump a ‘moron’ — and wanted to resign this summer

In July, Vice President Mike Pence met with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in an effort to ease growing discord over policy, NBC News reported Wednesday.

State Department science envoy resigns over Trump’s Charlottesville comments — and his letter contains a hidden message

Daniel Kammen, a State Department Science Envoy, said Trump's comments on Charlottesville harmed the US's "standing abroad and the sustainability of the planet"