Tillerson versus Gorka over Resignation Letter

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has taken exception to the resignation letter written by national security aide Sebastion Gorka. Mr. Gorka has made it sound like he resigned in frustration of what he called opposition to Trump’s Make America Great Again policies. In other reports, Gorka was fired. 

Slate.com reported: Gorka, whose main role in the White House seemed to be to go on television and fight with journalists, tried to get in front of the story. Conservative website the Federalist was first to report on the move, publishing Gorka’s scathing resignation letter. “It is clear to me that forces that do not support the MAGA promise are—for now—ascendant within the White House,” Gorka wrote. “As a result, the best and most effective way I can support you, Mr. President, is from outside the People’s House.” Gorka took particular issue with the fact that Trump didn’t mention the words “Radical Islam or radical Islamic terrorism” in his Afghanistan speech on Monday.

Of course, there are two sides to every story. Which one is the truth? Read on.

As Written By Gabby Morrongiello for the Washington Examiner:

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson slammed ousted White House national security aide Sebastian Gorka on Sunday, claiming his criticism of the Trump administration came from “a lack of understanding” of the president’s foreign policy goals.

Gorka, who had worked closely with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, was forced to resign from his position last Friday after losing his security clearance. The former Breitbart editor penned a scathing resignation letter to President Trump, accusing him of succumbing to “forces that do not support the [make America great again] promise” that Trump made to his supporters during the 2016 campaign.

“This was made patently obvious as I read the text of your speech on Afghanistan this week,” Gorka wrote. “The fact that those who drafted and approved the speech removed any mention of Radical Islam or radical Islamic terrorism proves that a crucial element of your presidential campaign has been lost.”

“I think he’s completely wrong,” Tillerson told Fox News’ Chris Wallace. “And it ……….


Rex Tillerson: Gorka’s comments proved his ‘lack of understanding’ of Trump’s goals

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