Trump mocked Tillerson's 'mannerisms and Texas drawl': report

Trump mocked Tillerson's 'mannerisms and Texas drawl': report
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpSchiff: Surveillance warrant docs show that Nunes memo 'misrepresented and distorted these applications' Chicago detention facility under investigation following allegations of abuse of migrant children Ex-Trump aide: Surveillance warrants are 'complete ignorance' and 'insanity' MORE reportedly mocked Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonThe Memo: Putin furor sparks new questions on Kelly’s future US steps up its game in Africa, a continent open for business Matt Drudge shares mock ‘Survivor’ cover suggesting more White House officials will leave this summer MORE for his "mannerisms and Texas drawl."

Trump called Tillerson — who was ousted from his role Tuesday — "weak" and talked with friends and advisers about people he thought would be better suited for the job at the State Department, The Washington Post reported.

Trump was also critical of the bad press Tillerson received, according to the Post.

“This guy never gets a good story about him,” Trump said, a source told the newspaper.

Trump on Tuesday ousted Tillerson from his role as secretary of State and named CIA Director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoTrump privately frustrated over lack of progress with North Korea: report Russian diplomat calls on Pompeo to free accused Russian agent Pelosi: 'Thug' Putin not welcome in Congress MORE as his replacement.

Trump told reporters Tuesday he made the decision "by myself."

“I actually got along great with Rex, but really, it was a different mindset,” Trump said at the White House.

Trump and Tillerson had repeatedly clashed in the past, most famously after reports that the secretary of State referred to Trump in private as a "moron."