Tillerson: I have 'complete freedom' to tell Trump my views

Tillerson: I have 'complete freedom' to tell Trump my views
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Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonPompeo planning to meet with Pat Roberts amid 2020 Senate speculation Trump concealed details of meetings with Putin from senior officials: report Forget the border wall, a coup in Guatemala is the real emergency MORE said in a Sunday morning interview that he has “complete freedom” to tell President Trump his views.

“The president wants to know what I think,” Tillerson told CBS’s “Face the Nation.”

“But I have complete freedom to express my views to the president. And he listens to those views,” he added.


Tillerson’s comments come amid reported tensions between the nation’s top diplomat and the president.

But Tillerson during the CBS interview noted he and Trump do not always agree.

“And no, we don’t agree on everything,” Tillerson said.

“Yes, sometimes he changes his mind. And whatever he decides though, he’s the president of the United States. I will work as hard as I can to implement his decisions successfully.”