MSNBC: Trump Expected to Nominate Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for State

‘Trump’s top aides remain concerned with Tillerson’s close ties with Russian president Vladimir Putin’

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BRZEZINSKI: “NBC News learned this weekend that ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is expected to be nominated as the next secretary of state. Now, we report that Trump’s top aides remain concerned with Tillerson’s close ties with Russian president Vladimir Putin. And some top aides are recommending the announcement be delayed for several weeks to gauge reaction on Capitol Hill. Tillerson has spent his entire career at Exxon and his rise was marked by ambitious projects with Russia. Trump tweeted over the weekend 'Whether I choose him or not for state, Rex Tillerson, the chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil is a world class player and deal maker. Stay tuned. He said this in his interview on 'Fox News Sunday.'"

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