Trump Picks Exxon Mobil’s Tillerson as Secretary of State

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  • Tillerson would be first oil executive in chief diplomatic job
  • Lawmakers have questioned Tillerson’s relationship with Putin

Rose: Tillerson Pick Intersects With Trump-Russia Angle

Exxon Mobil Corp. Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson will be nominated as President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of state, setting up a confirmation battle with U.S. lawmakers who have questioned the oilman’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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