New: Tillerson misleads on Exxon's opposition to Russia sanctions.
Tillerson misleads on Russian sanctions opposition
U.S. senators grilled former Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson about his past dealings with Russia at his recent confirmation hearing to become secretary of state. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., asked Tillerson whether he thought Vladimir Putin was a war criminal (Tillerson's answer:
Rex Tillerson is personally invested in companies from 15 countries
Here Are The 15 Countries Where Rex Tillerson Is Personally Invested
While Tillerson was CEO of oil giant ExxonMobil, the company did business in some of the most politically sensitive corners of the world, including Iraq, Kazakhstan, Angola and Russia. For his own personal investments, however, Tillerson has kept his money in far more stable regions.
Rubio presses Tillerson on Aleppo, Putin’s role in dissident murders
Rubio Presses Tillerson on Aleppo, Putin’s Role in Dissident Murders
Senator Marco Rubio asks Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson whether he considers the Russian President to be a war criminal. He also asks whether it’s coincidental that “people who oppose Vladimir Putin wind up dead all over the world.”
Despite a paper trail, Tillerson denies Exxon lobbied against sanctions
Despite paper trail, Tillerson denies Exxon lobbied against sanctions
Critics of Rex Tillerson pounded on Wednesday when he categorically denied that ExxonMobil lobbied against sanctions placed on Russia that disrupted his former company's big bet on oil deposits in the Russian Arctic.