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Tillerson on Corker's castration comments: 'I checked; I'm fully intact'

Rex Tillerson on CNN

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared on CNN's State of the Union Sunday with host Jake Tapper. In their conversation, Tillerson again sidestepped reports that he privately called President Trump a "moron" earlier this year. "I call the president 'Mr. President,'" he deflected. "At the end of the day, he makes decisions. I go out and try to implement those decisions."

The diplomat also responded to comments from Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) published Friday saying Trump has "publicly castrate[d]" Tillerson by undercutting his diplomatic efforts. "You have a cattle ranch — you don't want to say anything about the senator suggesting you've been gelded before the world?" Tapper asked. "I checked; I'm fully intact," Tillerson replied.

Watch a clip of the interview below. Bonnie Kristian