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Justin Green Jan 23, 2017
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Marco Rubio: I'll support Tillerson, reluctantly

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Marco Rubio is off the fence on Tillerson. In a lengthy Facebook message, he outlines his concerns about the secretary of state nominee, but says he'll vote yes.

Quote[D]espite my reservations, I will support Mr. Tillerson's nomination in committee and in the full Senate.

Note: Rubio's message promises to cause trouble for deputy nominees under Tillerson.

Why it matters: Rubio was the last potential problem for Tillerson, who should cruise his way through the Senate.