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Rex Tillerson, the former secretary of state Trump fired, is back and he's throwing jabs at the president

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: Business Insider

Rex Tillerson, the former secretary of state Trump fired, is back and he's throwing jabs at the president

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Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson offered a subtle rebuke of President Donald Trump's administration as he delivered the commencement speech at the Virginia Military Institute.
Tillerson warned about the dangers of accepting "alternative realities," a spin on the term, "alternative facts" that Trump's senior adviser, Kellyanne Conway, coined last year when talking about falsehoods coming from the White House.
Trump fired Tillerson via Twitter in March, ending what had devolved into a tumultuous relationship between the two men.
Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered a subtle rebuke of President Donald Trump's administration as he delivered the commencement speech at the Virginia Military Institute on Wednesday.
"If our leaders seek to conceal the truth, or we as people become accepting of alternative realities that are no longer grounded in facts," Tillerson said, "then we as American citizens are on a pathway to relinquishing our freedom." See the rest of the...

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