Secretary of State nominee Tillerson veers from Trump on key issues

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January 11, 2017 - 7:59pm

By Patricia Zengerle and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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 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



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