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Sat Dec 10, 2016, 04:25 PM Dec 2016

ExxonMobil to take over State Department

Donald Trump is expected to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state, two sources close to the transition process told NBC News on Saturday.

The 64-year-old veteran oil executive has no government or diplomatic experience. The pick would put to rest weeks-long speculation of who would earn the post as the U.S.'s top diplomat. Tillerson would be fourth in line to the presidency.

Tillerson will be paired with former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton as his deputy secretary of state, one of the sources added, with Bolton handling day-to-day management of the department.

The sources cautioned that nothing is final until the president-elect officially announces it, which could happen as early as next week.


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Russia secretary of state number one choice Generator Dec 2016 #1


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1. Russia secretary of state number one choice
Sat Dec 10, 2016, 04:34 PM
Dec 2016

America as we knew it is over if Trump is installed. It's not hyperbole anymore. Done Caput. What's Russian for over? Had to add John Bolton? Okay if this happens going to be looking at cashing out of this place and moving somewhere Russia/China wouldn't nuke. This is insanity.

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