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350.org on Senate Confirmation of ExxonMobil’s Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State


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350.org on Senate Confirmation of ExxonMobil’s Rex Tillerson as US Secretary of State

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WASHINGTON - Today, the US Senate voted 56-43 in favor of recent former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be the next Secretary of State.

In response, Bill McKibben, 350.org co-founder issued the following statement:

"For years much of America's foreign policy was formulated to benefit the oil industry. Now it's being formulated by the oil industry. There's no disguising the influence any more, which should make it easier to understand and to resist."

May Boeve, 350.org Executive Director said:

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