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5 Top Moments From Rex Tillerson's Hearing To Be Secretary Of State

NPR-16 hours ago
Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson had a tense confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday
 

 
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Trump's nominee for Secretary of State says China should be denied access to its artificial islands

Shanghaiist - ‎1 hour ago‎
At his confirmation hearing yesterday, Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state appeared to take an unusual and potentially explosive stance on relations with Beijing
 

 
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Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson calls for 'full review' of Iran ...

Los Angeles Times-10 hours ago
If he is confirmed as secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said he would plan a "full review" of the international accord that blocks Iran's ability to make nuclear weapons...
 

 
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Trump secretary of state pledges support for Israel, blasts Kerry speech

i24news - ‎9 hours ago‎
US President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state on Wednesday slammed the White House's decision to abstain from a vote on a UN Security Council resolution that condemned Israeli settlements as illegal.
 

 
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Russia Rocks Rex Tillerson's Confirmation Hearing
TIME

To listen to Rex Tillerson’s grilling in the Senate, the Secretary of State’s portfolio under incoming President Donald Trump comes down to one challenge: Russia. Tillerson, the former CEO of ExxonMobil and a government neophyte, faced tough questions during a Senate Foreign Relations hearing — including from Republicans who are outraged about Russia’s efforts to determine the outcome of last year’s presidential race. For hours, Tillerson endured marathon questions about how the Trump Administration will interact with a rival that has taken unprecedented steps to put its thumb on the scales of American democracy.
 

 
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Washington Post  - ‎1 hour ago‎
 
This post has been updated. Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson's bid to be the next secretary of state received a major boost on Sunday when a pair of Republican senators who had expressed consternation about him announced they will vote for him...
 

 
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Will Marco Rubio defy President Trump on his pick for secretary of state?

Washington Post  - ‎15 minutes ago‎
 
Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey O. Graham said Sunday that they will back the nomination of Rex Tillerson, clearing the way for the oil executive to become secretary of state and leaving just one drama unresolved: What will Marco Rubio do?
 

 
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Rubio announces support for Trump secretary of state nominee Tillerson

Washington Post  - ‎29 minutes ago‎
 
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) will vote for President Trump's nominee for secretary of state, he announced Monday, resolving the final major question surrounding Rex Tillerson's bid to be confirmed as the nation's top diplomat.
 

 
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Senate committee approves Tillerson for secretary of state

CNN  - ‎1 hour ago‎
 
(CNN) Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson won the backing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday to be secretary of state when it voted 11-10 to send his nomination to the full Senate.
 

 
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Another bad move by Trump...

Trump administration asks top State Department officials to leave

CNN  - ‎2 hours ago‎
 
Washington (CNN) Two senior administration officials said Thursday that the Trump administration told four top State Department management officials that their services were no longer needed as part of an effort to "clean house" at Foggy Bottom.
 

 
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