Following reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a press conference with the Saudi foreign minister but didn’t invite the U.S. press to attend, American Bridge spokesperson Sabrina Singh released the following statement:
“This is the third time Rex Tillerson has hidden from the American media – and as a result the American people. He is running the State Department in a way that will make Vladimir Putin proud, but threatens our core democratic principles by denying Americans the transparency and accountability they deserve.”
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a news conference with the Saudi foreign minister in Riyadh on Sunday, but he left the American media behind.
State Department spokesperson R.C. Hammond said Tillerson — who was traveling with Donald Trump on his first foreign trip as president — was […]Read more after the jump.