Trump Fires Tillerson’s Top Deputy Steve Goldstein Amid State Department Purge

Just hours after news broke that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was let go on Wednesday morning, the White House also fired his top deputy, Under Secretary Steve Goldstein – who earlier disputed the terms of Tillerson’s firing – amid what appears to be an unprecedented State Department purge.

According to CBS, the White House called Goldstein to tell him he is no longer needed. Goldstein was then called up to Tillerson’s office for a