Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he 'never considered leaving this post'

Tillerson today reaffirmed his support for President Donald Trump and said he never thought about stepping down.
2:45 | 10/04/17

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Transcript for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he 'never considered leaving this post'
There were some news. Reports morning that I want to address. First my commitment to the success of our president our country is as strong as it was the day I accepted his offer. The service secretary of state. Phrase. That trumps America first agenda has given voice to millions fulfilled completely abandoned. By the political status quo. And felt there interest came seconds. For those of other countries. To address a few specifics that have been be wrong initially reported this morning. The vice president has never had persuaded me to remind us secretary of state because I have never consider deleting this post. I value the friendship in the council of vice president. And I've marked his leadership with a president trumps administration to address. The mini important agendas of president from both formal foreign policy perspective. And a dip diplomatic. On short domestic objective. Let me tell you what I've learned about this president who might did not know before taking this office. He loves this country. He puts Americans. And America first. He's Smart. He demands results were ever he goes and he holds those around him accountable. For whether they've done the job he's asked them to do. Accountability is one of the bedrock values the president and I share. While I'm new to Washington. I have learned that their son who try to sow dissension. To advance their own agenda but Kerry and others or. In an effort to undermine president troughs on June. I do knock off and I will not operate that way. And the same applies to everyone on my team your started our. I think is the most important on the movie article was to reaffirm my commitment. To this role that president protest leaders are. It to dispel with this notion that I have ever considered leaving event today questioned repeatedly. For some reason that continues to be in this reported. There's never been a consideration in my mindedly eyesore. For the appointment the president and I'm here for long the president feels like to be useful to achieving its objectives. In the address the main headline this story that you called the president tomorrow and in or anything. Reports I'm pleased I'm not going to deal with petty stuff like I mean this is this is what I don't understand about Washington. Again you know I'm not from this place. But the places I come from we don't do affect counterfeited concerts. And it is intended to know nothing but divide people. And I'm just not going to be part of this effort to divide this administration.

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