Tillerson enjoys job, has work to do: State Dept, after rumors of firing

Reports that US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was to be replaced were untrue. (File photo: AP)

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson enjoys his job as Washington's top diplomat and intends to stay on, his spokeswoman said Thursday, after reports President Donald Trump plans to force him out.

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters that White House chief of staff John Kelly had called the State Department to assure officials that the reports that he was to be replaced were untrue.

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