US Politics in Trump era Public date: 17.09.2019 01:44:11

Publisher: Politico

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29 Jun 2017

Present at the Destruction: How Rex Tillerson Is Wrecking the State Department

I worked in Foggy Bottom for 6 years. I’ve never seen anything like this. When Rex Tillerson was announced as secretary of state, there was a general feeling of excitement and relief in the department. After eight years of high-profile, jet-setting secretaries, the building was genuinely looking forward to having someone experienced in corporate management. Like all large, sprawling organizations, the State Department’s structure is in perpetual need of an organizational rethink. That was what was hoped for, but that is not what is happening. Tillerson is not reorganizing, he’s downsizing.
I worked in Foggy Bottom for 6 years. I’ve never seen anything like this. When Rex Tillerson was announced as...

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