Trump Says He’s Weighed Firing Tillerson For Months — Which He Called ‘Fake News’ in December Tweet


There’s always a tweet.

President Donald Trump dismissed Rex Tillerson from his administration earlier today, telling reporters that he thought about giving the Secretary of State the “you’re fired” treatment “for a long time.” This comes after months of reports containing details about how Tillerson and Trump had a rough relationship and were dynamically opposed in their approach to foreign policy.

Why do we feel like we’ve been here before? The answer is that, to some extent, we have.

There’s a recurring online joke about how there always seems to be a Trump tweet to show how the president or his administration will contradict itself whenever they end up in a new controversy/bombshell. Trump spent months shouting “fake news” about all the reports about his relationship with Tillerson, so once again, the loop has come full circle:

In light of today’s events, many people have gone online to point out how times have certainly changed.

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