Looked upon as the highest profile member of the Trump cabinet, USA media reports that Tillerson's relationship with Trump is now at "breaking point".
As if things couldn't get any more surprising or simply odd, remarks made by President Trump in an interview published today by Forbes, has taken "odd" to a whole new level.
U.S. to sell $15 bln THAAD missile defense to Saudi Arabia
The system is able to track and engage up to 300 targets to an altitude of 27 kilometers at the same time. Saudi Arabia's neighbours, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, have also been supplied THAAD systems.
"I think it's fake news", said Trump of the reported "moron" quip.
After the story about Tillerson insulting the president broke, Republican Senator Bob Corker, Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, came to the secretary of state's defense.
OPEC courting more oil producers to restore stability; may benefit India
India now sources about 86% of crude oil, 75% of natural gas, and 95% of LPG from OPEC member countries. He said he was confident that leaders at the OPEC gathering will "discuss and decide on a new formula".
Trump added in the Forbes interview that Tillerson was "wasting his time" when Tillerson appeared to be reopening talks with North Korea. I'm enjoying it. We're accomplishing a lot.
"The secretary does not use that type of language", State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said last week. In his tweet, Trump charged that Democrats "don't care about safety for U.S.A".
"I'm not undermining", Trump said.
Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane in the running for Ballon d'Or
Harry Kane has been shortlisted for the 2017 Ballon d'Or , the award given to the best player in the world. Real Madrid took up seven nominees including Ronaldo .
Trump had said on Sunday there needs to be security enhancements - and the border wall that he's demanded - before he'd sign onto a bill restoring a program that shields from deportation young people brought to the United States illegally when they were children.