• Russia dominates Tillerson hearing for secretary of state

    1 month ago - By RT

    Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the president-elect's pick for secretary of state, faced numerous questions about his attitudes and past ties to Russia during his nomination hearing. He was also grilled on environmental issues and lobbying for big oil.
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  • Rubio grills Trump's secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson on Russia during confirmation hearing

    Rubio grills Trump's secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson on Russia during confirmation hearing

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Sen. Marco Rubio grilled President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state at his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, pressing him on his views about Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin.
    Rubio, who ran for president in 2016 but failed to win the Republican nomination, questioned former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson on his attitude toward sanctioning Russia, asked him if he would pin blame on Putin for a Russian cyber campaign to influence the US election, and questioned whether he thinks Putin has committed war crimes with his aggressive military actions around the...
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  • Dinosaur-clad crowds protest Rex Tillerson Senate hearing

    Dinosaur-clad crowds protest Rex Tillerson Senate hearing

    1 month ago - By RT

    Protesters donning T-Rex costumes gathered outside confirmation hearings for US President-elect Donald Trump's secretary of state nominee, Rex Tillerson.
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  • Trump's secretary of state pick faces confirmation

    1 month ago - By Al Jazeera

    Russia's alleged hacking of the US presidential election dominates Rex Tillerson's confirmation hearing.
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  • Key moments from Tillerson's confirmation hearing

    1 month ago - By Politico

    Marco Rubio jolted Rex Tillerson's secretary of state confirmation hearing nearly as soon as it began on Wednesday, grilling the former ExxonMobil CEO over Russia and declaring some of his answers "troubling." In particular, Rubio was skeptical of Tillerson's noncommittal stance on keeping sanctions on Russia, as well as Tillerson's refusal to call Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal. Here's POLITICO's list of key moments from Tillerson's confirmation hearing: Rubio comes out blazing Sen. Marco Rubio is perhaps the Republican most skeptical of Tillerson on the Senate Foreign...
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  • Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of state, pressed on ties to Russia at confirmation hearing

    Rex Tillerson, Trump's pick for secretary of state, pressed on ties to Russia at confirmation hearing

    1 month ago - By National Post

    Russia poses a danger to the U.S. and must be held accountable for its actions, Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state and the former CEO of Exxon Mobil Corp., told senators at his confirmation hearing.
    “Our NATO allies are right to be alarmed at a resurgent Russia,” Tillerson, 64, said before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday. At the same time, he faulted a lack of U.S. leadership for Russia's aggressiveness, citing “weak or mixed signals with ‘red lines' that turned into green lights.”
    Tillerson was pressed early by Ben Cardin of...
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  • The most important moments from Rex Tillerson's Senate confirmation hearing

    1 month ago - By The Washington Post

    Rex Tillerson, President-elect Trump's nominee for secretary of state, faced members of the Senate during his confirmation hearing on Jan. 11 at the Capitol.
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  • Donald Trump's Secretary of State Nominee Rex Tillerson Calls Russia a ‘Danger' to the Nation

    1 month ago - By Time

    Arguing America must reassert its interests, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, tried on Wednesday to allay concerns that a Trump administration will pull back from the world or ignore threats from rivals. He said Russia poses a “danger” to the nation.
    A friend of the Kremlin and foe of sanctions in his corporate life, Tillerson told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that he would help usher in a new era of U.S. leadership on the global stage as America's top diplomat.
    Unlike Trump, who has played down the allegations of Russian...
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  • Trump's Controversial Pick for Secretary of State Grilled at Confirmation Hearing

    1 month ago - By NBC News

    President-elect Trump's nominee for secretary of state, former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, is under scrutiny Wednesday over his ties to Russia.
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