President Trump fired on former Foreign Minister Rex Tillerson on Friday and called him "stupid as a rock" after the ex-diplomat claimed he must always remind the president that some of his plans "would violate the law
In a rare public appearance, Tillerson teamed with former CBS News journalist Bob Schieffer during a fundraiser for the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Tillerson made his tense relationship with Trump the fact that they did this They share no "common value system" and were "obviously different in our styles."
"If the President said," Here I want to do something, and I want to do it "and I" I have to say to him, "Mr President, I understand what you want, but you can not do it that way do. It violates the law, it violates the contract. He got really frustrated, "Tillerson said. "I think he got tired of being the guy every day who told him he could not do that and let's talk about what he can do."
He said that he told Trump he was ready to "fight the fight". To change the laws in Congress so that the president could push his agenda.
Trump shot back on Twitter and said Tillerson did not have "the intellectual capacity" he needed as the nation's top diplomat.
"He was stupid like a rock, and I could not get rid of him fast enough," Trump said. "He was damned lazy ̵
Tillerson, 66, was fired from the White House in March after rumors of a rift between him and Trump were circulating for some time. Tillerson said that Washington, DC, could be a "very common city."
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Tillerson also claimed that Trump belonged to his instincts "even though it is not his intention to act spontaneously. "
" What was challenging for me – from the disciplined, highly process-oriented ExxonMobil group – to work for a man who is rather undisciplined, does not do that. I do not like reading, do not read short reports, do not like to into the details of many things, but just says, "Look, I think so," Tillerson said.  FORMER TRUMPET ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIALS: A LIST OF AWARE DEPARTMENTS
During the event, Texas-based Tillerson said there was "no question" that Russia intervened in the 2016 election. He said that the country's goal is "to undermine our confidence and undermine the world's trust in us," according to the Houston Chronicle.
Trump announced Tillerson's launch as US Supreme Diplomat in a marching tweet naming Mike Pompeo as his successor. 19659003] "Thanks to Rex Tillerson for his service!" Trump said.