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Sen. Cruz Statement on Rex Tillerson Being Named as President-Elect Trump’s Choice for Secretary of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following statement regarding President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his nominee for U.S. Secretary of State:

“Rex Tillerson is a Texan who has had an incredible career building one of the world's largest businesses. With deep expertise in energy, he has negotiated business deals across the globe. I look forward to a full and fair confirmation hearing where Tillerson can describe his record in detail, and lay out his vision for supporting our allies, confronting our enemies, and advancing U.S. interests worldwide.” 




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