What You Need To Know About Rex Tillerson, Trump’s Secretary of State Nominee
In December, President-elect Donald Trump nominated Exxon Mobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state, a position that will be responsible for overseeing the nation’s foreign and diplomatic affairs. On Wednesday, Congress will commence Tillerson’s confirmation hearing.
Tillerson has spent the last 42 years working for Exxon Mobil – if confirmed, he would be the first secretary of state in the modern era with no formal government or foreign policy experience.
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Former Senior Policy Analyst, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative