Ex-U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson: I’m disturbed Trump chose an ExxonMobil CEO for State Department

Ex-U.N. Ambassador Bill Richardson: I’m disturbed Trump chose an ExxonMobil CEO for State DepartmentFormer U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson said Thursday that he is disturbed that President-elect Donald Trump has been filling his Cabinet with climate deniers and ideologues rather than people with suitable experience in diplomacy and government. In a conversation with Yahoo News Guest Anchor Alexis Christoforous, Richardson took particular issue with Trump’s decision to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, as secretary of state. “I’m disturbed that the top diplomat of the United States, fostering American diplomacy, peacekeeping, conflict-resolution, is the head of ExxonMobil.

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