by: Debbie Lord, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, will go before a Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Tillerson is likely to face pointed questions from both Republicans and Democrats as the hearings for the second of Trump's cabinet nominees gets under way.
Tillerson's ties to Russia will surely be a topic visited early and often, while his supporters are likely to point to his experience as a successful manager.
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