NYT Magazine Examines Secretary Of State Tillerson’s Role In Trump Administration
New York Times Magazine: Rex Tillerson and the Unraveling of the State Department
“…Accommodating the president, rather than working with him, is not a normal mission for a secretary of state — and for Tillerson, it seems to be an increasingly doomed one. … The question among many people inside and outside the Trump administration is not necessarily what’s keeping Tillerson from resigning; it’s what’s stopping Trump from firing him. One Trump administration official offered me a tentative theory: ‘Losing a chief of staff in the first year is a big deal, but losing a secretary of state is an even bigger one’…” (Zengerle, 10/17).