In our news wrap Thursday, newly sworn-in Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised the work force at the State Department and said he understands their frustrations with the new administration, but urged employees to set aside any political differences with…
By PBS NewsHour
The vote on Tillerson, scheduled for Wednesday, comes as tension builds among congressional Republicans and Democrats over Trump's executive order on immigrants and refugees.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted through the nomination of Rex Tillerson to be the next secretary of state, clearing the way for his confirmation by the full Senate. Also, some Republicans raised questions about…
By PBS NewsHour
Rex Tillerson's foreign policy isn't sounding much like Donald Trump's.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Rex Tillerson, the nominee of President-elect Donald Trump for secretary of state, is severing ties with Exxon Mobil through a $180 million retirement package ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing.
By Josh Lederman and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Stepping into a raging diplomatic argument, Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday staunchly defended the Obama administration's decision to allow the U.N. Security Council to declare Israeli settlements illegal and warned that Israel's very future as a democracy is…
President-elect Donald Trump chose Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state. Tillerson rose through the ranks of the oil and gas giant over four decades, and expanded its business overseas, including operations in Russia, as chief…
By Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
The prospect of Tillerson's nomination sparked immediate concern on Capitol Hill. Sen. Marco Rubio wrote on Twitter that "being a 'friend of Vladimir'" was not an attribute he was seeking in a secretary of state.
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
The possible selection of Romney as Secretary of State has been met with trepidation from some voters.
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