Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET
President Trump brushed aside reports that he is considering replacing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, though multiple news outlets say Tillerson could be shown the door within weeks.
Pressed about those reports Thursday morning during an Oval Office meeting, Trump said only: "He's here. Rex is here."
The cryptic answer did little to dispel speculation that Tillerson's days as the country's top diplomat could be numbered.