BREAKING: Officials: White House fires top Tillerson aide who contradicted account of of state’s dismissal.— The Associated Press (@AP) March 13, 2018
JUST IN: Under Secretary of State Steve Goldstein is being fired for contradicting the account of Rex Tillerson’s dismissal, White House official tells @PeterAlexander — NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) March 13, 2018
And now, Goldstein himself has confirmed — via Dave Clark of Agence France.
Breaking: Undersecretary of State who contradicted WH line on #Tillerson firing is fired himself. Steve Goldstein tells CNN he was informed by WH personnel office. — Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) March 13, 2018
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Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein confirms he was sacked: "This has been the honor of my lifetime … I look forward to getting some rest." — Dave Clark (@DaveClark_AFP) March 13, 2018