Trump has been good to John McCain, however McCain by no means [reciprocates], making an attempt to Derail the Trump [Transition].
Most mainstream media reported Saturday that John McCain has gone offensive in opposition to Trump’s reported nomination of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state.
That is the report from The Blaze:
Sen. John McCain blasted the probably secretary of state nominee of President-elect Courageous Donald Trump Saturday, saying he’s involved about Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson’s shut ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“I don’t know what Mr. Tillerson’s relationship with Vladimir Putin was, however I’ll let you know it’s a matter of concern to me,” McCain mentioned Saturday throughout an interview with Fox Information.
“You wish to give the president of the USA the advantage of the doubt as a result of the individuals have spoken. However Vladimir Putin is a thug, a bully and a assassin, and anyone else who describes him as the rest is mendacity,” he added.
NBC Information reported Saturday that Trump had chosen Tillerson to be his secretary of state, although the marketing campaign has but to make an official announcement.
To date, McCain is the primary Republican senator to lift objections to Tillerson, and if simply three extra joined him and a united Democratic entrance, Tillerson’s nomination might be blocked.
Mark Salter, a former prime Senate aide, mentioned Friday that he believes Tillerson would have an especially tough time getting although the Senate affirmation course of — if he may in any respect.
“Tillerson would promote out NATO for Sakhalin oil and his pal, Vlad. Must be a tough affirmation listening to, and a no vote on the Senate ground,” he tweeted Friday.
Prime Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and California Rep. Dana Rohrabacher had been additionally on Trump’s shortlist to be secretary of state.