Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, accompanied by State Department Undersecretary for Political Affairs Tom Shannon, left, takes the podium to speak to State Department employees on Feb. 2, 2017.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, accompanied by State Department Undersecretary for Political Affairs Tom Shannon, left, takes the podium to speak to State Department employees on Feb. 2, 2017. Andrew Harnik AP
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, accompanied by State Department Undersecretary for Political Affairs Tom Shannon, left, takes the podium to speak to State Department employees on Feb. 2, 2017. Andrew Harnik AP

Cuts in Foreign Service promotions add to incredible shrinking State Department

February 14, 2018 05:00 AM