The nomination of ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson likely faces a tough fight in the Senate, where some Republicans have said they are worried about his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Like others in the new Trump Cabinet, Tillerson lacks any experience in government but will try to apply his experience in the business world to the realm of diplomacy.
Scientists are unsure about what President-elect Donald Trump might do to those whose work has been in line with global warming and the Obama administration, which has spoken about “the urgent imperatives of climate change.”
Rex Tillerson and Vladimir Putin at a ceremony in Russia in 2011. (AP)
Although Donald Trump still has backing in many corners of his party, Republican lawmakers have been outspoken in challenging the president-elect on issues such as his views of Russia’s role in the U.S. election and the consideration of Rex Tillerson for secretary of state.
The Trump administration is looking to get rid of the No. 2 official at NATO, an American nominated by President Obama whom most Republicans don’t trust. But NATO’s leadership may not play along, setting up an early confrontation with Donald Trump.
From the Broadway hit “Hamilton” to Yuengling, the latest boycotts are a little unusual in how intentional they are. It reflects a concerted effort by people trying surround themselves only with products and entertainment that support their belief systems.
This is when you see the true measure of a 24/7 casino’s impact on a community. It’s when people emerge from being hermetically sealed inside the blinky lights and windowless casino world of no clocks — out of money.