Secretary of State Tillerson says he is 'not going anywhere'

Reuters News
Posted: Jul 26, 2017 4:03 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he was "not going anywhere," denying news reports that he was considering leaving his post.

"I'm not going anywhere," Tillerson told reporters at the State Department. Asked how long he would stay on, Tillerson turned and smiled, saying, "As long as the president lets me."

Asked about his relationship with President Donald Trump, Tillerson said simply, "Good."

(Reporting by Yeganeh Torbati)