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Trump: I Fired Tillerson Because of Iran Deal

The president told reporters that he appreciates Tillerson's service, but he needs to go in a new direction.

By NTK Staff | 03.13.2018 @10:11am

President Trump, after announcing that CIA Director Mike Pompeo would replace Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, told reporters that he fired Tillerson over disagreements on issues like the Iran deal.

“We disagreed on things,” Trump said. “When you look at the Iran deal, I think it’s terrible. I guess he thought it was ok.”

“I wanted to break it or do something, and he felt a little bit differently,” he added.

The president said that he and Pompeo have a “similar thought process.”

However, Trump had nothing but praise for his former secretary of state

“Rex is a very good man. I like Rex a lot. I really appreciate his commitment and his service,” he said.

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