"When the president said," Here's what I want to do and here's how I want to do it. "And I should say," Well, Mr. President, I understand what you want to do, but you can not do it this way, purple the law violates the treaty, "Tillerson said Thursday night to a fundraiser in Houston for the MD Anderson Cancer Center, according to the video of the event published by CBS News.
He continued adding:" Yes he's really frustrated … I think he got tired of being the guy every day telling him that you can not do it and we talk about what we can do. "
Tillerson's comments during a conversation with Bob Schieffer of the former CBS News elicited some laughter from the audience.
Asked why their relationship she has deteriorated, Tillerson said it is because "we are radically different in our style."
"We did not have a common value system," he said.
Tillerson, the former CEO of ExxonMobil, said : "it was a challenge for me" to move from a "disciplined and strongly process-oriented society" to work for a man "who is rather unruly, does not like reading, does not read briefing reports, does not like to go into the details of many what's this. "
He told Schieffer that he believes Trump acts on instinct rather than on impulse, even if sometimes he seems otherwise.
" He acts on his instinct, in some ways he seems impulsive, but not is his intention to act on impulse, I think he's really trying to act on his instincts, "said Tillerson.
"It annoys me that Americans look like wanting to know so little about the problems, that they are satisfied with 1
Tillerson added that his comment is not a criticism of Trump but a" concern that I have of us Americans and we as a society and we as citizens. " Thursday evening marked a rare event for Tillerson when he answered questions about his term in the Trump administration and he directly mentioned the President. He recently gave a speech beginning in May at the Military Institute of Virginia, where he appeared to take a veiled blow to Trump, saying that when we "get wobbly on the truth … we go shaky on America".