Tensions between the two men have grown while the nation faces a series of high-stakes global crises, including the threat posed by North Korea and fate of the Iran nuclear deal, and threatens to sow doubt about American allies as to whether Tillerson can speak authoritatively for the United States.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Sunday denied that Donald Trump's threat to tear up the Iran nuclear deal had weakened America's chance of reining in North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile drive through diplomacy.
Tillerson's tenure as secretary of state has been dogged by rumors about rifts with Trump over policy.
"I am fully committed to his objectives", Tillerson continued.
It was unclear why Tillerson was unwilling to repeat what his spokeswoman has said on his behalf.
"I know the appearance of it certainly looks like there's sometimes disunity", Tillerson said on CBS' "Face the Nation". I go out and do the best I can to execute those decisions successfully.
"I checked", he told Tapper. Yet when Trump publicly says the man in charge of representing his administration overseas "is wasting his time" on diplomacy everyone starts to doubt him.
"I'm not playing", Tillerson said. "He himself is an unconventional president". Bob Corker (R-Tennessee), who said Trump has "castrated" his secretary of state by stepping over Tillerson's diplomatic duties.
I wish there were more Republicans in Congress who would publicly condemn Trump for his despicable behavior and actions.
Signs of tensions between Trump and Tillerson have raised questions among in foreign capitals about whether the secretary of state speaks for the administration.
The president was also angry with Tillerson's remarks after Trump declared there were "fine people" on both sides of the clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and anti-racist demonstrators that left one person dead, according to two people familiar with the Trump's beliefs but not authorized to discuss private conversations.
Seoul says North Korea has repeatedly staged cyberattacks on South Korean business and government websites. The Pentagon also declined to comment specifically on reports of the potential breach, but spokesman Col.
Wubbels has faulted officers from the university for refusing to intervene in her arrest after she asked for their help. The statements made by Payne and Tracy during their Internal Affairs investigations were redacted from Brown's letters.
Weinstein denies many of them and was not given a fair opportunity to present evidence and witnesses on his side". By the time she headed toward the kitchen, Sivan and Weinstein had emerged, the friend said.
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr . left the field on a cart Sunday afternoon with an apparent left leg injury. The Giants lead the Los Angeles Chargers , also without a win through four games, 9-7 late in the second quarter.
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The current travel time of about 16 hours is expected to reduce at least 2 hours after the introduction of the new Rajdhani. Under this, the base fare increases by 10 per cent with every 10 per cent of berths sold, subject to a prescribed limit.
Seoul says North Korea has repeatedly staged cyberattacks on South Korean business and government websites. The drills were conducted not long after Lee broke the news about the alleged cyberattacks to reporters.
Romelu Lukaku heads in the winning goal for Belgium in Greece, punching the Red Devils' ticket to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The 24-year-old did not travel to Sarajevo and instead stayed behind in Brussels to continue his rehabilitation.
Rookie running back Leonard Fournette carried the ball 28 times for 181 yards and two touchdowns as the Jaguars improved to 3-2. The 3-2 team's other captain, apart from the veteran quarterback, Heyward added, "Seven's done too much not to".
Their level dropped off in the second half against the Pumas and was indicative of a season where the team has failed to sustain their performance for 80 minutes.
Tejas Express food makes 26 ill
As per an ANI, L K Verma, CPRO, Konkan Railway said, "All passengers taken to Lifecare Hospital at Maharashtra's Chiplun". Of the 24 passengers, three are in the intensive care unit but an official said there was no risk to their lives.
Series decider abandoned in Hyderabad
The city has been receiving good rainfall nearly on a daily basis for about a week, throwing normal life out of gear. It took close to 90 minutes of deliberating before the match was finally abandoned, leaving the series deadlocked.
Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact — NAFTA
Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer kicked off the latest round by announcing an agreement on a chapter on competition. Rules of origin will be discussed by negotiators today, Sunday and Monday, according to an agenda obtained by Bloomberg.
Russia's Crude Oil Production Was Flat in September 2017
Seasonal norms were upended in late August when Hurricane Harvey hit the large concentration of refineries in the U.S. West Texas Intermediate , the USA benchmark for the price of oil , was down 2.4 percent to $50.43 per barrel.