• Trump's pick to be top diplomat breaks with him in key ways

    11 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    WASHINGTON - Rex Tillerson's foreign policy doesn't sound a lot like Donald Trump's. At his confirmation hearing Wednesday, the former Exxon Mobil CEO selected by Trump for secretary of state called Russia a “danger” and vowed to protect America's European allies. He rejected the idea of an immigration ban on Muslims. He treaded softly [...]
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  • Here's What We Learned from Trump Nominee Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Hearing

    Here's What We Learned from Trump Nominee Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Hearing

    11 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson expressed views on Wednesday at odds with President-elect Donald Trump's positions on key foreign policy issues like nuclear proliferation, trade deals, climate change and relations with Mexico.
    In a nine-hour Senate confirmation hearing, the former chief executive of oil company Exxon Mobil
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    said he favored maintaining U.S. sanctions against Russia for now and that NATO allies were right to be alarmed by Moscow's growing aggression.
    Russia dominated much of the hearing because of concerns by Democrats and Republicans over Moscow's interference...
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