“He was the reluctant employee from the beginning. The story goes the Exxon Oil chief was nearing retirement and looking forward to some well-earned ‘me’ time.
“So when the offer to be secretary of state came he was inclined to say, “Thanks but no thanks”. It was his wife, we’re told, who insisted he should do it, for the country.
“Almost from day one it was clear this was not a match made in heaven.
“The President and Secretary of State had very different world views.
“Like Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson was a wealthy businessman and a consummate deal maker.
“But he did not have the impulsive gut-led instincts his boss does and that led to disagreements and humiliations.”
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