Marco Rubio Slams Exxon CEO Tillerson, Trump’s Pick for State

December 11, 2016 in News by RBN Staff

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By Cathy Burke

Sen. Marco Rubio came out swinging Sunday at President-elect Donald Trump, criticizing his onetime adversary for considering Rex Tillerson as secretary of state because of his ties to Russia’s President Vladimir Putin.

Being a “friend of Vladimir” is not an attribute I am hoping for from a – MR

Rubio has already signaled his support of a congressional investigation into Russian involvement in the election, the Tampa Bay Times reported.

The newspaper on Sunday called Rubio’s new tweet the “most overt criticism … has made as the new administration comes together.”

Rubio became a frequent punching bag for Trump during the GOP primaries, when Trump dubbed him “little Marco.”

After Trump’s GOP nomination, however, the Florida Republican supported him.