• Asked directly, Trump's Sec. of State nominee refuses to call Putin a war criminal

    11 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    “Is Vladimir Putin a war criminal?” Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Sen. Marco Rubio may be from the same party as the new administration, but that didn't stop him from directing a serious line of questioning at President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of State. “Let me ask you,” Rubio said during the confirmation hearing for former Exxon CEO, Rex Tillerson, citing Russia's actions in Syria...
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  • Tillerson Calls Russia a 'Danger,' Knocks US for No 'Proportional Show of Force' Over Crimea

    Tillerson Calls Russia a 'Danger,' Knocks US for No 'Proportional Show of Force' Over Crimea

    11 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Senate leaders will question Trump's pick to be the next secretary of state.
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  • Marco Rubio goes after Trump's pick for secretary of state. Hard

    11 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    His tough questions to nominee Rex Tillerson could serve as a bat signal to other GOP hawks to get tough on Trump
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  • Rex Tillerson Suggests The U.S. Should Stay In Paris Climate Agreement

    Rex Tillerson Suggests The U.S. Should Stay In Paris Climate Agreement

    11 monthes ago - By The Huffington Post

    Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump 's pick for secretary of state, hinted on Wednesday that he would support keeping the United States in the historic Paris climate agreement.
    Asked during his Senate confirmation hearing whether the U.S. should maintain its commitments in the accord, the former Exxon Mobil Corp. chief executive said the 180-country deal allows the country to influence the necessary “global response” to climate change.
    “It's important that the United States maintain its seat at the table with the conversations around how to deal with the threats of climate change,”...
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  • 3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Pick

    3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Pick

    11 monthes ago - By Wired

    From trade to climate change to his ties to Vladimir Putin, Tillerson faces a tough day of questioning from both sides of the aisle.
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