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  • How Rex Tillerson’s firing affects Canada
    It's unclear if Canadian officials suspected that Rex Tillerson was going to lose his job, but Ottawa will now need to adjust to a new face in the U.S. administration's top foreign affairs position.
    Canada
    Mar 13, 2018
  • Donald Trump nominee Rex Tillerson confirmed as secretary of state
    The U.S. Senate confirmed Rex Tillerson as President Donald Trump's secretary of state on Wednesday, filling a key spot on the Republican's national security team.
    Politics
    Feb 1, 2017
  • Meet Trump’s secretary of state Rex Tillerson: A Keystone XL supporter with close ties to Russia
    Donald Trump’s nomination for secretary of state - Rex Tillerson - is a highly contentious pick as the lifetime oil executive is a strong supporter of the Keystone XL pipeline with deep ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin.
    Canada
    Dec 13, 2016
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  • Rex Tillerson only barely approved as U.S. secretary of state
    The Foreign Relations Committee has historically voted overwhelmingly in favour of the nominee.
    Politics
    Jan 24, 2017
  • Rex Tillerson to get $180M in ‘retirement package’ from Exxon Mobil
    Rex Tillerson, the nominee of President-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state, is severing ties with Exxon Mobil through a $180 million retirement package one week before his Senate confirmation hearing begins.
    Politics
    Jan 4, 2017
  • Rex Tillerson slams rumours he’s about to quit job as Trump’s top diplomat
    Minutes before Tillerson spoke in front of reporters, Trump seemed to give Tillerson his backing.
    Oct 4, 2017
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  • Rex Tillerson calls rumours he’ll be ousted from White House ‘laughable’
    On Friday, Tillerson smiled and tried to appear unconcerned by the rumors about him.
    Politics
    Dec 1, 2017
  • Rex Tillerson in Moscow in attempt to peel Russia away from its Syrian ally
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Moscow, gambling that an unpredictable new president armed with the willingness to threaten military action gives the U.S. much-needed leverage to end Syria's carnage.
    Politics
    Apr 11, 2017
  • Trump tweets that Rex Tillerson is ‘dumb as a rock’ and ‘lazy as hell’
    U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday afternoon that former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is "dumb as a rock," and "lazy as hell" in comparison to Mike Pompeo. 
    News
    Dec 7, 2018
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  • U.S. allies concerned as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Rex Tillerson
    The uncertainty is particularly acute given Washington's leading role in crises in North Korea and Syria.
    Politics
    Dec 3, 2017
  • Rex Tillerson praises state department, warns Russia after being fired by Donald Trump
    Trump announced the removal of Tillerson on social media Tuesday morning.
    Politics
    Mar 13, 2018
  • White House mulling plan to replace Rex Tillerson with CIA director Mike Pompeo
    Tillerson's departure would end a troubled tenure for the former Exxon Mobil Corp chief executive who has found himself increasingly at odds with Trump.
    Politics
    Nov 30, 2017
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  • Rex Tillerson says ‘North Korea must earn the right to negotiate’, backtracks on prior remarks
    Rex Tillerson stepped back Friday from his offer of unconditional talks with North Korea, telling world powers the nuclear-armed nation must earn the right to negotiate with the United States.
    World
    Dec 15, 2017
  • Donald Trump says Rex Tillerson ‘wasting his time’ talking to ‘Little Rocket Man’ Kim Jong Un
    Donald Trump said Sunday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea.
    Oct 1, 2017
  • Rex Tillerson offers talks with North Korea without precondition of North giving up nukes
    Tillerson's new diplomatic overture comes nearly two weeks after North Korea said it had successfully tested a breakthrough intercontinental ballistic missile that put the entire United States mainland within range of its nuclear weapons.
    Politics
    Dec 13, 2017
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  • Rex Tillerson says he is in favour of Russia sanctions for now
    Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, said he favoured maintaining current U.S. sanctions against Russia for now.
    Politics
    Jan 11, 2017
  • Rex Tillerson says Russia must choose to align with Bashar Assad or U.S.
    Tillerson said it was unclear whether Russia had failed to take seriously its obligation to rid Syria of chemical weapons, or had merely been incompetent.
    Politics
    Apr 11, 2017
  • Rex Tillerson, H.R. McMaster growing frustrated with Trump White House
    Frustration is mounting among leading foreign policy officials in President Donald Trump's administration as they chafe at some policy and bureaucratic defeats and complain they lack independence to do their jobs.
    Politics
    Jul 24, 2017
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  • Rex Tillerson called for end to Qatar blockade, and then Trump stepped in
    Trump accused Qatar of funding terrorism at a "very high level."
    Politics
    Jun 10, 2017
  • Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson tensions continue amid crisis
    The strained relationship between Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday.
    Politics
    Oct 15, 2017