Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Yesterday Rex Tillerson, former CEO of ExxonMobil was confirmed as Secretary of State.


The new Secretary promises a new look to diplomacy, and new looks to the Middle East and Russia.

As a CEO he was especially close to the Russian Government and President Putin, which suggests that US relations with Russia will be better in the years to come.

Rex Tillerson was confirmed with 56-43 vote in the US Senate.

He was supported by all Republican senators, 2 Democratic and 1 Independent.

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