A CNN source says that Trump has told Rudy Giuliani he’s out of consideration for the Secretary of State, and that Exxon Mobile CEO Rex Tillerson is being considered for the job.
Just reported on @CNN: Exxon Mobile CEO Rex Tillerson moving up the list as possible SOS. Rudy Giuliani told he will NOT be getting the job.
— Ryan Nobles (@ryanobles) December 9, 2016
CNN reporting that Giuliani is officially off the short list for Secretary of State.
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) December 9, 2016
Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil, world's biggest oil company, major funder of attacks on science and climate action, meets with Trump today
— Lisa Bloom (@LisaBloom) December 6, 2016
Prior to this, Fox News’ Jennifer Griffin said he had been offered the position as head of Homeland Security:
— Fox News (@FoxNews) December 9, 2016
That seems like it would be a better fit for the former NYC mayor. There were rumors that Trump was upset that Giuliani had leaked to the press that he was being considered for State Secretary. Some are hoping the Donald picks Mitt Romney to prove he’s not insanely vindictive, while others prefer John Bolton – CNN says he’s being strongly considered as for the Deputy Secretary of State position.
Here’s the breaking news from CNN: