President-elect Donald Trump picked Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state in his administration. Senate confirmation hearings begin this week for Trump’s cabinet picks, including Tillerson.
Take a look at the Dallas Morning News’ article profiling Tillerson, featuring Tower Center Diplomat-in-Residence Ambassador Robert Jordan.
“Diplomats are putting their lives on the line every day in many dangerous parts of the world. I think they feel a special connection with the goals of the country,” Jordan said. “They’ll be looking to see if their leader shares that sense of patriotism and that sense of American interests.”
Read the article here.