Donald Trump's choice as secretary of state, former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, denied that he had pressed the U.S. to avoid sanctioning Russia over foreign-policy disputes. The record, though, is not so clear.
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The prospect of Tillerson's nomination sparked immediate concern on Capitol Hill. Sen. Marco Rubio wrote on Twitter that "being a 'friend of Vladimir'" was not an attribute he was seeking in a secretary of state.
By Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
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