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>> That we do not enforce, we>> Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson inching close to being confirmed Monday as the Senate Committee approves him, helping President Donald Trump fill out his cabinet as his administration begins work. This after former rival Senator Marco Rubio handed Trump a major gift, deciding in favor of Tillerson despite doubts about his close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, like Rubio deeply skeptical of the pick, came off the sidelines to add their support. After Tillerson's confirmation hearings earlier this month Rubio took issue with Tillerson's refusal to describe Russian president Putin as a war criminal for the bombings of civilians in Aleppo.
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>> I would not use that term.>> Democrats uniformly oppose the former Exon CEO but now Tillerson faces near certain approval in the republican controled senate.