ExxonMobil CEO and chairman Rex W. Tillerson gives a speech at the annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson Tapped For Secretary Of State

Donald Trump has officially picked Texas oil executive Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, going ahead with the Exxon Mobil CEO’s nomination despite early signs of unease over his close relationship with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.