Tillerson said the process would take time, as the department still needed to acquire a site, make construction plans and complete authorizations.
A source said the two “have been clashing since day one,” most recently on whether the State Department should support Ivanka Trump’s trip to India.
The three major cabinet secretaries have reportedly all promised to resign if President Trump tries to get rid of one of them.
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Gorka told the BBC on Thursday that the Secretary of State has no business talking about military tensions with North Korea.
Israel had expressed concern that a ceasefire in Syria would allow Iranian forces to stay in place close to the Israeli border.
“72 years after the Holocaust ended, anti-Semites continue to target the Jewish people for discrimination, destruction of property and even death.”
Kushner may have stepped on Tillerson’s toes during the effort to ease tensions during a recent controversy involving the country of Qatar.
Because it was created by law, the administration cannot unilaterally eliminate the post, but Tillerson said he may try to get Congress to cut it.
Palestinian officials say there are no plans to stop payments to families of Palestinians killed or wounded carrying out attacks against Israelis.