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Senate Panel Clears Rex Tillerson For Secretary of State, Full Vote Likely Next Week

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On January 23, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) cleared the nomination of Rex Tillerson to be President Trump’s Secretary of State with members voting along party lines, 11-10.   328 more words

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Senate panel approves Rex Tillerson for secretary of State

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Senate panel approves Rex Tillerson for secretary of State
Senate panel approves Rex Tillerson for secretary of StateL- Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson won approval Monday from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to become President Trump’s secretary of State, paving the way for…

Senate panel approves Rex Tillerson for secretary of State

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Intelligence Officials to Testify as Senate Examines Russian Hacking

First public hearing about Moscow interference in the 2016 election

Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. He has compared Russia’s interference to an “act of war” and has promised to investigate the election hacking. 2,012 more words

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“I am deeply troubled by Mr. Tillerson’s vocal opposition to U.S. sanctions on Russia following its illegal invasion, occupation and annexation of Crimea, Ukraine, and his close personal relationship with Vladimir Putin.

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CIA says Russia tried to influence US election

The CIA reported that it has “high confidence” that Russia tried to influence the US election in support of Donald Trump.  On Capitol Hill, lawmakers of both parties are demanding that the issue be investigated. 147 more words

Why We Shouldn’t Worry About Giuliani’s Ties to an Iranian Resistance Group

By ROBERT G. TORRICELLI

November 28, 2016

Last week, Politico published an article critiquing the Mujahidin e-Khalq, or MEK, an Iranian resistance group, and the U.S. 1,291 more words

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