WASHINGTON – U.S Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), today voted to confirm Rex Tillerson as the U.S. Secretary of State. The Senate confirmed Tillerson by a vote of 56–43.
“I am pleased that the Senate has voted to confirm Rex Tillerson to be our secretary of state,” Inhofe said. “Not only is Rex a world-class business man who has worked with companies in countries all around the globe, but he is an accomplished leader and tough negotiator. I believe that his experience and institutional knowledge will serve him well in this role and will go a long way as he works to strengthen the standing of the United States worldwide. I believe Tillerson is well suited to serve our country as secretary of state and I look forward to working with him for years to come.”