Rex Tillerson on his way to becoming secretary of state after Senate panel backs him - Dallas News

WASHINGTON — Former Exxon Mobil chief Rex Tillerson now has a clear path to become secretary of state. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted, 11-10, along party lines Monday to give Tillerson a "favorable" recommendation. That action — an ...and more »

Tillerson Is One Step Closer to Becoming Secretary of State - Scientific American

Rex Tillerson is seen during his confirmation hearing for United States Secretary of State. Credit: Matt McClain Getty Images. Advertisement |. Report Ad. A key Senate committee voted along party lines yesterday to endorse former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO ...and more »

News Wrap: Senate committee OKs Tillerson for State Department - PBS NewsHour

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 ...and more »

Will Marco Rubio defy President Trump on his pick for secretary of state? - Washington Post

Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey O. Graham said Sunday that they will back the nomination of Rex Tillerson, clearing the way for the oil executive to become secretary of state and leaving just one drama unresolved: What will Marco Rubio do?and more »

California's Rep. Dana Rohrabacher throws a big inaugural ball at the Library of Congress - Los Angeles Times

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Costa Mesa) toasted Donald Trump's inauguration with a ball of his own — the Liberty Ball — at the Library of Congress. Balls and galas are commonly thrown by states or political organizations to mark the inauguration of a ...and more »

Overnight Energy: Senate panel clears Tillerson for State - The Hill

TILLERSON GETS GREEN LIGHT: The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Monday to recommend the Senate confirm former Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of State. The panel's vote was 11-10 in favor of President Trump's pick to ...and more »

Senate committee approves Tillerson for secretary of state - PBS NewsHour

Rex Tillerson, chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, testifies about the company's acquisition of XTO Energy before the House Energy and Environment Subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in 2010. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Reuters.and more »

Despite 'reservations,' Rubio backs Tillerson for secretary of state - Miami Herald

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio backed Rex Tillerson as President Donald Trump's secretary of state Monday, despite “reservations” exposed in the Florida Republican's pointed, high-profile questioning of the Cabinet nominee two weeks ago. “Given the uncertainty ...and more »

McCain, Graham Announce Support For Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson - Huffington Post

WASHINGTON ― Republican Sens. John McCain (Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (S.C.) declared Sunday that they will be voting to confirm former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state. Tillerson's close business ties with Russia and its leader, ...and more »

Senate panel votes to confirm Tillerson - The Hill

A Senate committee voted Monday to confirm Rex Tillerson, bringing him a significant step closer to being the next secretary of State. In a party-line 11-10 vote, the panel sent the former Exxon Mobil CEO's nomination to the floor with a positive ...and more »