FILE - In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Tillerson as his secretary of state, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

LISTEN: Who Is Rex Tillerson?

Rex Tillerson is set to be tapped as Trump’s pick for Secretary of State. Tillerson was a dark horse candidate for Secretary of State until just days before news leaked that Trump was set to select him for the position.

Reaction to Tillerson’s selection has been mixed  with Jeb Bush and Condoleezza Rice expressly supporting the pick while Marco Rubio claimed he had “serious concerns” about  Tillerson’s Russian ties.

What exactly are Tillerson’s Russian ties? Listen:

 

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