Remember When Tillerson, Mattis and Mnuchin Reportedly Forged A ‘Suicide Pact’?


The reported “suicide pact” is now in play.

Back in October, when no one was really looking at the cast of characters who seemed most secure in their positions at the White House, now-former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, and Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin reportedly entered into an agreement. The terms were simple: If President Donald Trump kicked one of them out the door, the other two would tender their resignations.

News of the so-called suicide pact was first reported by BuzzFeed NewsJohn Hudson back in October, when tensions between Tillerson and President Donald Trump were already running high. The pact appears to have been formed to dissuade Trump from going after Tillerson, as one government official “expressed confidence in Tillerson’s status” to Hudson due to this pact.

None of the three men have ever confirmed or denied the pact’s existence. Fun fact, though: Mnuchin was a producer on the 2016 flick “Suicide Squad.”

Meanwhile, a few reporters on Twitter have not forgotten about the rumored agreement:

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