Angry Senate Republicans Demand Tillerson Spend More Money in State Dept…

The Usual Suspects – Senator John McCain joins Senator Bob Corker demanding that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spend more money or face being hauled up to congress for Senate investigative hearings on his excessive streamlining and productivity efforts.

According to their arguments, Secretary Tillerson has the audacity to think he is allowed to run the state department. Exactly who does he think he is?

If he doesn’t start spending more money, the Republicans in the Senate might just impeach him.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two senior U.S. senators asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday to explain “questionable management practices” at his department that they believe are weakening the country’s diplomatic power, adding to a chorus of concern in Congress.

Republican Senator John McCain and Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen delivered a letter to Tillerson asking him to begin consulting with lawmakers on decisions that have an impact on recruiting, retaining and staffing the State Department, removing a hiring freeze and resuming promotions.

[…] Many members of Congress, Democrats as well as some of President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans, have rejected Trump’s proposal to cut the State Department budget by about 30 percent. Tillerson has embraced the plan, and imposed a hiring freeze while analyzing the agency’s operations and deciding how to reorganize them.

On Tuesday, the Republican chairman and top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee both blasted the agency for cuts in staff and what they described as a failure to have a plan for a proposed organization.  (read more)

Suffice to say, anyone who has followed politics for any substantive amount of time knows the inherent issue with an operational entity, The U.S. State Department. Their entire mission has been at the epicenter of UniParty globalist advocacy.  Heck, selling foreign policy is where the big bucks are made.  Tillerson is now an existential threat to their bank accounts.

If you go back to the larger State Dept. challenge, Secretary Tillerson is essentially in charge of a U.S. Department that is comprised almost exclusively of Kerry/Clinton/Obama/Bush/UniParty/GOPe big “G” Globalists.

These entities, together with the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, see themselves as a complete and separate structure of U.S. government.  They also function as a complete and separate ideological structure of government:


When you accept the scope of the challenge, and recognize it is almost impossible to change the participants therein; and further accept these career embeds will work earnestly and diligently to undermine the structure of a Trump administration at every opportunity; perhaps only then can you truly value Tillerson’s skill-set as a leader who knows how to deliver results within MASSIVELY COMPLEX organizations.

Leaders who know how to operate complex global organizations, mega scale corporations, which, by their very nature, may contain hostile agents to the larger corporate mission – ie. Exxon/Mobil – are not commonplace. Hence, the jaw-dropping compensation those elite titans of industry command.

We knew  a long time ago it was going to take some out-of-the-box thinking to find the specific skills needed if Donald Trump was intending to cut down the anti-American endeavors within the enterprise known as the U.S. State Department.

Deconstruction and realignment while simultaneously managing/controlling the amount of damage internal agents can do toward larger administration objectives is a tenuous undertaking. Taking the rotting vehicle down to the frame and cutting out the cancerous rust is an epic battle with ZERO Washington DC supporters as T-Rex endeavors to overcome their roadblocks.

As predicted, both wings of the UniParty (Democrat and Republican) are taking action to impede that effort:

“There is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new order of things. … Whenever his enemies have occasion to attack the innovator they do so with the passion of partisans, while the others defend him sluggishly so that the innovator and his party alike are vulnerable.”

~ Niccolo Machiavelli

Additionally, the economic battle -brought about by foreign nations who take exception to the pending trade realignments- is also being waged on the destabilizing battlefield of global oil and energy (dollars as global trade currency).  Rex Tillerson brings another unique attribute into the necessary America-First defense armory.

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234 Responses to Angry Senate Republicans Demand Tillerson Spend More Money in State Dept…

  1. albrevin says:

    Senator ‘lame duck’ Bob Corker says he won’t support tax reform b/c it will add to the budget deficit….. yet, he’s mad that the State Department wants to cut spending. Hilarious.

    Liked by 30 people

    • Carrie2 says:

      albrevin, just accept they are hypocrites and made at not being able to take more outsider money or more insider trading and so they like whiny kids don’t want to play. We need to kick them out now by threatening them with the crimes they have committed which merit prison terms and fines. They think we are the dumb ones but need to look in a mirror and see who are the dumb ones to think this will continue. Sorry, you fools, your day has come and you will be gone a lot sooner than you had planned and with NO benefits/perks so forget ripping up off for more.

      Liked by 3 people

    • scott467 says:

      “Corker voted for to add $10 trillion to the national debt during the Obama administration. Voted all the spending Obama wanted. But now he’s a deficit hawk? What a POS liar.”



      It’s the same with all of these scumbags.

      They (so-called Republicans, mind you — the filthy crap-weasels) say they need to ‘find a way to PAY for the tax cut’.

      They didn’t care about paying for ANYTHING while the Hussein DOUBLED the national debt!

      Where were you deficit chicken-hawks then?!?

      When it comes time for WE the PEOPLE to get a break, all of a sudden you’re keeping a close watch on spending?

      You people should be stripped naked and FLOGGED on the Capitol steps.

      Liked by 15 people

      • Lottacats says:

        Would be so much fun to watch!

        Liked by 2 people

      • Louis Foxwell says:

        A genuinely excellent recommendation. Tie them to a crossbar naked and flog them with 1000 painful lashes. Leave them in a stockade for a week during which they will be thrown out of office. Finally, extract every penny they have grifted from the public during their tenure and return it to the public coffers. They are to be left in the sewers of DC penniless, naked and alone. Start with McCain. Make his final days a reminder of the agony of his fellow inmates in the Hotel Hilton while he languished in the privilege of his treason.


    • Charles Martel "The Deplorable." says:

      Which is ironically exactly why I’m praying the current tax “reform” bills fail utterly. The current bills are shams really. All they do is leave spending untouched and shift the visible tax burden from globalist Crony forms to we taxpayers. If I lose my deductions I’ll see massive tax increases. Meanwhile big globalist firms keep their deductions and get massive tax cuts and more spending.


    • ok4ayl says:

      GOPe…..driving 100 mph on the freeway while looking directly in the rearview mirror!

      Liked by 3 people

    • hanna693 says:

      I’m glad he won’t vote for the horrid tax bill, it hurts the middle class. The senate bill completely cut mortgage deductions, and deductions for state and local taxes! Can you imagine what that would do to the housing market in U.,S.? It makes us pay more taxes! THE BILL gives a larger refund to people thatr don’t even have to pay taxes. And they are lowering tax rate for the one percent!


  2. scott467 says:

    “If you go back to the larger State Dept. challenge, Secretary Tillerson is essentially in charge of a U.S. Department that is comprised almost exclusively of Kerry/Clinton/Obama/Bush/UniParty/GOPe big “G” Globalists.”


    It has been almost a YEAR now. Those Kerry/Clinton/Obama/Bush/UniParty/GOPe globalists are only there because either Tillerson or Trump WANTS them to be there, aren’t they?

    Oh yes, I know, it’s soooooo hard for fire anyone in government… if only the former CEO of Exxon Mobile or even President Trump was smart enough to figure out how to get rid of saboteurs in their own administration…

    Are Trump and Tillerson too incompetent to figure out how to fire them, or too incompetent to figure out how to transfer them all to the U.S. research facilities at the North and South Poles, prompting a FLOOD of resignations?

    No, they’re not too incompetent to figure that out.

    So Tillerson and Trump must WANT these saboteurs inside their administration.

    I don’t know why, but THAT is the question that needs to be answered.


    Why do Trump and Tillerson want these saboteurs inside the administration?

    If we figure out the answer to THAT question, we’ll probably unravel the whole freakin’ ball of yarn explaining all kinds of apparent self-defeating decisions.

    Liked by 2 people

    • scott467 says:

      edit / correction: Exxon Mobil

      Liked by 1 person

    • 4sure says:

      Person on Lou Dobbs Think he is an ex. DOJ attny. or works for Juducial Watch) tonight said all gov’t. employees at grade C could be fired at any time. He said all grade C fed. employee holdovers should have been terminated by Trump.

      I agree w/you. There is a way to get rid of anyone you want gone.I have done it.

      Liked by 8 people

      • Patriot1783 says:

        Trump & inner circle leave the holdovers in to learn who is really pulling their strings.

        Liked by 6 people

      • Oldschool says:

        Totally agree 4sure. Big blunder not to have cleaned house.


        • Charlie says:

          POTUS/Tillerson have operated massive enterprises consisting of ALL levels of employees, dishwashers, housekeepers, bellmen, general managers, executives on up.
          ALL involved business people understand where the cancer cells fester. Good business people wait patiently to rid cancer slowly, methodically with each treatment of poison.
          Patience! Day 300, POTUS told the patient prognosis “prostate cancer, stage 4”.

          Liked by 9 people

      • Niagara Frontier says:

        I’m sure it wasn’t your intent, but your post is misleading without any references other than a “person on Lou Dobbs” or some other specific references to check. Also, are you sure about the “grade C” reference?

        A majority of the people we are talking in this article are part of the Senior Executive Service (SES). Some may be political appointees, but many are not. They were most likely made part of the SES during Obama’s time.

        It’s complicated. You can’t just fire them. Hell, Congress had to pass special legislation to get some of the worst SES from the VA, and a few of them won their jobs back under appeal.

        Even during a Reduction in Force (RIF), much of this dead weight in the State Department is entitled to placement assistance.

        OPM offers placement assistance (45 days) to try to place the executive elsewhere in the government. If the executive cannot be placed in any SES position, he/she is removed from the SES, but is entitled to placement in his/her agency at GS-15, with saved base pay.

        Sorry for the long reply, but it’s sometimes necessary when correct incomplete and misleading information.

        Hope this helps. More here below.

        Liked by 6 people

      • Sylvia Avery says:

        IIRC, it was Chris Farrell from Judicial Watch who was talking to Lou Dobbs about the “C” level employees (whatever that means) that are Clinton or Obama holdovers could be told their resignations are accepted immediately.

        I believe he is a former DOJ employee so has some knowledge of the system.


      • CaptainNonno says:

        Think it was Chris Farrell of Judicial Watch.


    • billsv says:

      The whole civil service law has to be scrapped and make all government employees “at-will” employees. Ban unionization. Put them all on 401Ks instead of their golden benefit programs. It is very difficult to fire a civil servant – what BS term.

      Liked by 8 people

      • G. Combs says:

        “…. It is very difficult to fire a civil servant – what BS term.”

        And what do you base that conclusion on?

        Here is some actual information on the problem of firing a Federal Union Worker.
        Firing Federal Employees Isn’t Easy, But It Can Be Done

        More technical info: This is a proposed bill but there are several other articles. Removal of Federal Employees for Misconduct or Performance



      • Carrie2 says:

        billsv, apparently if Trump opens a “new” department, they can be removed from a department as no longer needed. Agree, remove public unions for them and teachers (why I didn’t want to continue paying dues to support the democrats and left off teaching), let them live on the same benefits we have, be reviewed every 6 months as to what they have done and accomplished (which we know in many cases they were teaching them dances, plays, you name and so nothing really done – which is a great job with great pay when you do little to nothing). Difficult to remove them but NOT impossible and we will see more thousands moving out (Trump has removed quite a few and when the cannon fires, we will see more removed in EVERY department). Tillerson is a great businessman the same as Trump so eventually we will see the plan in COLOR!

        Liked by 2 people

    • hanna693 says:

      You are right, why isn’t Trump firing all these left overs? Did he make a deal with them somehow? The way they are prosecuting him, he should fire them all.


  3. Kaco says:

    I swear, I wish they’d do an audit on Congress and where they’ve gotten their money. This stuff needs totally exposed. Explain to the public WHY they are complaining. Corker is a lame duck and I thought McCain would be leaving because of a terminal illness? I think he must have lied.

    Liked by 5 people

  4. pocketnuke61 says:

    Sec Tillerson to Sen McCain, Corker, et al:
    “What experience or expertise do you possess that qualifies you to question the way I run my department?”

    Liked by 10 people

  5. alligatriot says:

    But, but, Pompeo will replace Tillerson any day now. /s

    The redder McCrazy’s face gets the more we know the shells are landing near the target.

    Liked by 4 people

  6. H. Jorgan says:

    If he doesn’t start spending more money, the Republicans in the Senate might just impeach him”
    I am sure T Rex would just love to be “impeached” by the Repugnican senate for that. He tried to help P45 best he could!! Tired of congressional crap, he could no longer hold governmental orifice that he never wanted in the first place! Now what? Hang on to your beer! Gonna be an interesting ride!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Chewbarkah says:

      I’m trying to figure out what they would impeach him for. Not enough Uranium One bribery deals? The Constitution’s “advise and consent” clause has to do with specific foreign policy — not staffing below the very highest levels. As usual McVain is full of bull.


  7. Any impeachment proceedings have to originate in the House. McCain is blowing smoke out of his ass if he thinks he can impeach a department head without House involvement.

    DoS has needed a frame up re-build since the 1920s, that is when the Soviet penetration of that department started, and was never cleaned up.

    Liked by 1 person

  8. NewNonna!!! says:

    ‘…begin consulting lawmakers’???? What, you’re kidding McCain, right?

    You (& your fellow senators) don’t have enough of the people’s business to take care of that you have the need to involve yourselves in TRex’s work on behalf of the good people of our big, beautiful country??

    REALLY!?!? You DON’T!?! Come on, you more and more obvious a swamp creature.

    You’re fooling no one with half a brain to reason and see the facts for themselves.

    Such a loser. Evil, horrible loser. God don’t like ugly, Johnnie boy.

    Thank You, God! We trust in You!

    Liked by 3 people

  9. Appalled says:

    Mr. Tillerson should cut more, not less. US Aid funds Muslim prayer meeting. We shouldn’t be funding prayer meetings, Christian, Muslim, or animist. It is scandalous that taxpayer dollars are used to bolster sharia law, which is antithetical to western jurisprudence. Cut more! Cut more!

    Liked by 1 person

  10. omyword says:

    Here’s the deal. These guys cluck and carry on being chickens butts about anything POTUS and or his admin does in the quest of advancing the MAGA agenda. This agenda stands 4 square in conflict with anti-MAGA, which is the goal of “globullism.” Which is just another name for Babel. These Nimrods truly believe the attention span of 90% of American’s is 2 minutes. We do have more to think about than to catalog and compile research files on every word vomited out of the mouth of these diseased orifices. But, we do have an internet elephant. It never forgets. Duckduckgo, has it in its on nexus :), imagine that. Google filters access to truth, so jack that up and scoot a real search engine in under it. We may not have photographic memories, but we do have electronic devices and the will to use them.
    On the sit-e a-shun at hand….. I heard an old preacher way yonder back in the day, (just after God made dirt) title a message: Payday, someday. Hoss, your payday is a coming. And right soon! What is it….Hebrew, Tishivah? Justice, God gives justice to everyone. It is your reward, Jesus said, we would reap our reward both here, AND in the hereafter. Tic Toc! Songbird, your due!

    Liked by 2 people

  11. POP says:

    Get between a born to rule bureaucrat on the taxpayer’s teat and his lifestyle and there will be tantrums

    The best tactic for those enjoying first class on the backs of working America is to strike…please do it, show us how it’s impossible to run the State Dept on a business model, then resign when it is.

    Liked by 1 person

  12. kpm58 says:

    Give them what they ask for, right up the …
    I see no reason why funding for the wall can not be done partly or in whole through the State Department.

    Liked by 1 person

  13. John R says:

    Of all days for this post… I had an experience today with the State Department in Bern Switzerland. I need a SSC number for my child to claim an exemption on the tax return I need to file in the US (as one of the only countries in the world that requires citizens resident in another country to pay taxes on income outside of the US – Eritrea is the only other one and most people won’t know where that is)

    I went with all paperwork in hand and they informed me that as of October 1, they no longer are accepting applications for SSC numbers – that I must go to Frankfurt Germany to the FBU – Federal Benefits Unit. They said it was a change in the regulations… however I pressed and from what I can tell all they were doing in Bern was forwarding the information to the FBU in Frankfurt and confirming they had seen original documents.

    There is no real reason for this change, except I’m certain are not happy with budget cuts, so they are doing things that don’t save money but will cause their customers pain and blame the Trump / Tillerson budget cuts. It’s absolutely ridiculous.

    Liked by 2 people

    • dayallaxeded says:

      The 0bunghole bureaucratic strategy–whenever pork is threatened, stop all useful work, while ramping up anything that makes life for citizens harder. Pity so few citizens see through such transparent treachery.


  14. jbrickley says:

    Obi-Wan Trump: Mos Eisley spaceport US State Department. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious.


  15. Victor Adam Smith says:

    Here is a perfect example of the type of “Swamp Creatures” that inhabit “state departments.”

    “…diplomat died after he plummeted from a Manhattan building during a game of trust, police said.
    Simpson later offered to prove his trustworthiness to the man by playing a game of “trust fall” on an apartment terrace. He went to a ledge and leaned back, but as he grabbed for the man’s hand, he slipped and fell to a second-floor landing, police said….”


  16. Darrel Healy says:

    Back tillerson as long as he is sticking with PresidentTrumps agenda.American citizens first not American Globalist


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