Highlights of Tillerson Confirmation Hearing

President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be the nation’s top diplomat vowed to streamline the State Department to make it more efficient and achieve “cost savings.”

Rex Tillerson was grilled by Democrats and Republicans alike on everything from climate change to potential ethics problems for the former ExxonMobil CEO.

Here are some of the issues discussed during Tillerson’s first appearance on Capitol Hill:

Watch: Tillerson Says Russia Must Be Held Accountable

​Russian actions are ‘troubling’

Tillerson said a U.S. intelligence assessment that Russia waged cyberattacks to influence the 2016 presidential election “clearly is troubling,” but noted that...
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