Alexander Statement on Selection of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State

Posted on December 13, 2016

NASHVILLE, Dec. 13 – U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today made the following statement on President-elect Trump’s intention to nominate Rex Tillerson, chief executive of Exxon Mobil, to become the next Secretary of State:

"Rex Tillerson has led one of the world's largest corporations with operations in about 50 countries, which requires an understanding of other countries and cultures. I look forward to hearing more from Mr. Tillerson about his plans to strengthen our partnerships with allies and how to deal with the threats from those who would harm our nation."

  

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