Rachel Maddow: Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson as Sec’y of State is $500 Billion Gift to Putin and Himself

Rachel Maddow reminded us again last night why Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson is gunning to be Secretary of State and how rich his confirmation will make him, Vladimir Putin, and anyone who has oil investment in Russia, to the tune of $500 billion.

Maddow explained how the 2011 sanctions on Russia put the kibosh on a drilling deal that was about to make Tillerson, Putin, and their cronies very, very rich:

Exxon can’t get its return on its investment (on drilling in Russia). They can’t...

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