Secretary of State Rex Tillerson learned about Trump’s plan to fire him while on the toilet. He learned of the actual firing from Trump’s tweet.
His final words to the State Department employees received a big round of laughs and applause.
“I’d like to ask that each of you undertake to ensure one act of kindness each day toward another person. This can be a very mean spirited town…but you don’t have to choose to participate in that.”
"I would like to ask that each of you undertake to ensure one act of kindness each day toward another person. This can be a very mean-spirited town," Rex Tillerson says to applause. "But you don't have to choose to participate in that." https://t.co/IP3MYu9geL pic.twitter.com/sSGfKtrcax
— CBS News (@CBSNews) March 22, 2018
"Never lose sight of your most valuable asset — the most valuable asset you possess — your personal integrity," Sec. Tillerson says in State Dept. farewell address. pic.twitter.com/cIOc2CVako
— NBC News (@NBCNews) March 22, 2018