The Politex Report #1205


While TOTUS holds a distracting press conference to defend his conflicts of interest and inform the nation that he's a "germaphobe," his Sec. of State nominee, EXXON's Rex Tillerson, is telling the Senators that war criminal Putin "is not a war criminal." (MSNBC) Tillerson's career marks him as a Russian-loving, US government ignoring, climate criminal. --JP


Should Read: The Reward of Tillerson Won't Deter Russia: Trump is acting like we, in fact, elected a Manchurian candidate. Lawfare

Rex Tillerson’s Special Friend in the Kremlin is a Trump-Alike. NYT

Leak reveals Rex Tillerson is director of a US-Russian oil company.

Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump’s secretary of state pick, once bragged about his “close relationship” with Putin

BULLSH**TER OF THE DAY: Trump, for channeling his inner 8-year-old for a tweet about his new bestie Rex Tillerson.


What the Senate needs to ask Rex Tillerson before he becomes secretary of state

Time to Grill Putin Pal Rex Tillerson on Climate Change NYT

Expect tough hearings for Rex Tillerson and Jeff Sessions? Forget it — this is the new era of no rules


Don’t Be Fooled—Oily Rex Tillerson Hasn’t Separated From ExxonMobil | The Nation


Could Massive Russian Oil Deal with Exxon Explain Why Putin Appears to Have Meddled in US Election. Yes. DN

Rex Tillerson’s Company, Exxon, Has Billions at Stake Over Sanctions on Russia NYT

EXXON's Tillerson, Sec of State (?), Aggressive Dealmaker, Decorated by Russia, alarms human rights groups. NYT


Rex Tillerson's relationship with Putin was key to his success as Exxon CEO

EXXON's Rex Tillerson Changed His Tune on Russia and Came to Court Its Rulers. NYT


ExxonMobil under Rex Tillerson conducted business with three state sponsors of terrorism, a report finds

As Exxon CEO, Rex Tillerson evaded sanctions to do business with Iran, Syria, and Sudan

With Tillerson in leadership, Exxon skirted U.S. sanctions, did buisness with Iran:

Rex Tillerson's Corporate Real Politik: How one deal in Iraq from Tillerson's past could complicate his future.


Expect tough hearings for Rex Tillerson and Jeff Sessions? Forget it — this is the new era of no rules

Trump Lines Up Establishment Republicans (Exxon clients) to Vouch for Rex Tillerson. NYT


"We've Seen Exxon Leading the Charge to Go After Groups That Criticized Them"

As New York State Probes Exxon, Oil Giant Targets the Journalists Who Exposed Climate Change Cover-Up

Oops! NYT Makes Excuses for Lame Reporting: A Trump Cabinet Pick and the EXXON Ties That Bind. NYT


Trump's War on Science: Exxon CEO Expected to Head State, While "Enemies List" Alarms Energy Dept.

Russia Applauds Trump Dream Team of Flynn, Mattis, Tillerson as Exxon CEO Eyed for State - Bloomberg


Rex Tillerson’s State of Denial: ExxonMobil has a long history of peddling misinformation on climate change. NY

Ties to Putin Are Nothing Compared to Rex Tillerson's Vast Climate Crimes

Why Exxon Executives Deserve the Ultimate Punishment

Exxon Knew CO2 Pollution Was A Global Threat By Late 1970s

Inside Exxon's Great Climate Cover-Up: From Early Climate Change Researcher to Epic Climate Denier

Rex Tillerson and Exxon Spent Big on Climate Change Denial While Misleading Public, Evidence Shows

Exxon knew about climate change decades ago, spent $30M to discredit it

What Exxon Knew About Climate Change: Exxon spent decades organizing campaign of disinformation about global warming.

Exxon’s Climate Concealment: Like the tobacco industry — Exxon chose the path of disinformation, denial and delay.

Exxon’s Climate Cover-Up Should Be Investigated By DOJ, Tobacco Prosecutor Says


Exxon Mobil Is Fighting to Keep Its Dangerous Chemicals in Children’s Toys