Donald Trump Picks Rex Tillerson For Secretary Of State

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson speaks to reporters after the annual meeting ExxonMobil shareholders meeting in May 2014. LM Otero / Associated Press
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson speaks to reporters after the annual meeting ExxonMobil shareholders meeting in May 2014. LM Otero / Associated Press

Donald Trump Picks Rex Tillerson For Secretary Of State

President-elect Donald Trump formally announced his pick for Secretary of State Tuesday.

If confirmed by the Senate, Rex Tillerson, the CEO of ExxonMobil, will guide U.S. foreign policy amid crises in the Middle East and tensions with North Korea and Russia.

We talk about Trump’s selection with George Lopez, professor emeritus of Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame.