Is The US State Department Waging “Open War” On The White House?

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
By Paul Martin

by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute,
Sep 18, 2017

“It’s not clear to me why the Secretary of State wishes to at once usurp the powers of the Congress and then to derail his boss’s rapprochement with the Israeli government.” — Foreign policy operative, quoted in the Washington Free Beacon.
Since he was sworn in as Secretary of State on February 1, Rex Tillerson and his advisors at the State Department have made a number of statements and policy decisions that contradict President Trump’s key campaign promises on foreign policy, especially regarding Israel and Iran.
“Tillerson was supposed to clean house, but he left half of them in place and he hid the other half in powerful positions all over the building. These are career staffers committed to preventing Trump from reversing what they created.” — Veteran foreign policy analyst, quoted in the Free Beacon.

The U.S. State Department has backed away from a demand that Israel return $75 million in military aid which was allocated to it by the U.S. Congress.

The repayment demand, championed by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, was described as an underhanded attempt by the State Department to derail a campaign pledge by U.S. President Donald J. Trump to improve relations with the Jewish state.

The dispute is the just the latest example of what appears to be a growing power struggle between the State Department and the White House over the future direction of American foreign policy.

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One Response to “Is The US State Department Waging “Open War” On The White House?”

  1. Strayhorse

    The State Dept works for the CIA; they are one in the same. The State Dept does not serve at the pleasure of the President of the United States. The CIA does not serve We The People. The CIA is a rogue corporation within the federal government which imports and exports all forms of products and services at will to increase it’s bottom line. The CIA IS BIG BROTHER!


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