Donald Trump has chosen ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as secretary of State in the incoming administration, the president-elect’s transition team announced Tuesday.
“Rex Tillerson’s career is the embodiment of the American dream,” Trump said in a statement. “Through hard work, dedication, and smart deal making, Rex rose through the ranks to become CEO of ExxonMobil, one of the world’s largest and most respected companies.”
“His tenacity, broad experience, and deep understanding of geopolitics make him an excellent choice for secretary of State,” Trump continued. “He will promote regional stability and focus on the core national security interests of the United …read more
Source: The Washington Free Beacon