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Rex Tillerson Never Had a Chance

Less than four months of Tillerson being sworn in as Secretary of State, Robert Mueller was appointed  Special Counsel making any reaching out to Putin politically difficult - more so than any congressional investigation ever could. However, it was Trump's reaction to Mueller's appointment that  set in motion the eventual demise of Tillerson. Trump could have reacted to the Special Counsel by pushing ahead with his campaign promises to meet with Putin and establish an new relationship. Instead, he chose to retreat into a defensive posture of trying to demonstrate that he would be tougher on Russia than Obama or a president Hillary. More importantly, he decide that he could only save his presidency was to throw in with the hawks.

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