Tillerson blows up at top White House aide
Hello October 20, 2017, 09:05:31 am *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
 
   Home   Help Arcade Login Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Tillerson blows up at top White House aide  (Read 60 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
(Hidden)

« on: July 06, 2017, 11:33:35 am »

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/06/28/tillerson-blows-up-at-white-house-aide-240075

Quote
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s frustrations with the White House have been building for months. Last Friday, they exploded.

The normally laconic Texan unloaded on Johnny DeStefano, the head of the presidential personnel office, for torpedoing proposed nominees to senior State Department posts and for questioning his judgment.

Tillerson also complained that the White House was leaking damaging information about him to the news media, according to a person familiar with the meeting. Above all, he made clear that he did not want DeStefano’s office to “have any role in staffing” and “expressed frustration that anybody would know better” than he about who should work in his department — particularly after the president had promised him autonomy to make his own decisions and hires, according to a senior White House aide familiar with the conversation.

Tensions are getting higher and higher in the White House. Tillerson wants qualified careerists to be appointed, but many want political people instead. This has led to a lot of areas to be understaffed. This reminds of the Mattis situation.
Logged


Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  

* Permissions
You can't post new topics.
You can't post replies.
You can't post attachments.
You can't modify your posts.
BBCode Enabled
Smilies Enabled
[img] Enabled
HTML Disabled

 
Jump to:  

Related Topics
Subject Started by Replies Views Last post
Gays in the White House..... Politics & Debate leatherbear 5 1251 Last post July 13, 2009, 06:57:45 pm
by mgr
White House Agrees to Deal on 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Gay News leatherbear 2 1076 Last post May 25, 2010, 03:11:30 pm
by leatherbear
White House Will Not Support SOPA, PIPA General News leatherbear 4 823 Last post January 19, 2012, 05:05:41 am
by trentreviso
At a White House party Jokes & Funny Stuff coryzinho 0 221 Last post July 07, 2015, 05:17:56 pm
by coryzinho
Federal ethics chief who clashed with White House announces he will step down Politics & Debate sutieday 4 111 Last post July 07, 2017, 10:13:24 am
by pppucci