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I am deeply concerned by Donald Trump's nomination of Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State. As your constituent, I am urging you to stand on the side of the American people in opposing this nomination and voting to block Tillerson's confirmation.

As the CEO of Exxon, Tillerson has consistently put his business interests above the well-being of the American people, as his cozy relationship with Russia and Vladimir Putin reflect. He has gone so far as to publicly criticize sanctions on Russia, undermining U.S. international leadership to protect his own business dealings with Putin.

Under Tillerson, Exxon worked to hide the truth about climate change and invested in misleading the American public to protect its own profits, resulting in ongoing fraud and human rights investigations. If climate denial is going to be the default position of Tillerson and the Trump White House, then relentless resistance will be the default position of the American people.

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Greenpeace

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How this will help

As if a Cabinet of white nationalists, climate deniers, and Wall Street billionaires wasn't enough, Trump has now nominated Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as the next Secretary of State. Yes,...

As if a Cabinet of white nationalists, climate deniers, and Wall Street billionaires wasn't enough, Trump has now nominated Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as the next Secretary of State. Yes, that Exxon. The same Exxon that knew about climate change as early as the 1970s and spent the next four decades spreading climate denial. The same Exxon that has spent millions to block climate action so it can drill for oil all over the world. The same Exxon that has routinely put its profits above people and the environment. If he becomes Secretary of State, Tillerson would have immense power to spread the fossil fuel industry's polluting agenda as official U.S. foreign policy. But it's not set in stone yet. The Senate can still block Tillerson's nomination — and it's up to YOU to make sure they do. Send an urgent message to your Senator today asking them to stand up to Exxon and block Tillerson's confirmation as Secretary of State!

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