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Tillerson to face questions on Russian ties at confirmation hearing

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January 11, 2017 - 12:04am
By Lesley Wroughton and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, faces tough questioning at his confirmation hearing on Wednesday over his ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin as both Democrats and Republicans worry about Moscow's increasingly aggressive behavior. The central question facing Tillerson, 64, the former chairman of Exxon Mobil, is how effectively he can transform himself from a Big Oil "dealmaker" to being America's top diplomat with little government experience. According to e


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