Who is Trump's new Secretary of State?
Rex Tillerson's Russia ties and environmental record likely to face scrutiny
US president-elect Donald Trump has named Rex Tillerson, the chairman and chief executive of oil giant Exxon Mobil, as his choice for US Secretary of State, the top diplomatic position in the US.
Trump praised Tillerson’s global business experience in a statement from his transition team that announced the selection.
"Rex knows how to manage a global enterprise, which is crucial to running a successful State Department, and his relationships with leaders all...
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