Marco Rubio Doesn’t Let Rex Tillerson Off Easy

There were many issues to cover during the confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson, the former C.E.O. of ExxonMobil who is the President-elect’s nominee for Secretary of State, all of them containing the potential for fireworks: climate change; Tillerson’s financial entanglements; the rise of anti-democratic movements around the world; ISIS. The subject that actually lit up the room was raised relatively early in the proceedings on Wednesday, and was the only thing that anyone seemed to want to talk about all day; it came up when the Florida senator Marco Rubio...
15 Published By - The New Yorker - 2017.01.12. 03:13
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