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Trump says 'disagreed on things' with Rex Tillerson

Tuesday March 13 2018

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US President Donald Trump speaks alongside Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (left) during a past Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC. PHOTO | SAUL LOEB | AFP 

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US President Donald Trump spoke of his disagreements Tuesday with ousted secretary of state Rex Tillerson, including over the Iran nuclear deal, as he explained his decision to replace him with Mike Pompeo.

"We got along actually quite well but we disagreed on things," Trump told reporters.

"When you look at the Iran deal, I thought it was terrible, he thought it was okay. I wanted to either break it or do something, he felt a little differently. So we were not really thinking the same."

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