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Round 2: Rubio continues questioning of Rex Tillerson on Cuba, Saudi Arabia



Sen. Marco Rubio this afternoon extracted a promise from Rex Tillerson that, if confirmed as secretary of state, he would recommend President Trump veto a bill lifting the Cuban embargo.

Toward the end, when Rubio was asking about human rights in Saudi Arabia, Tillerson seemed annoyed.

“Our interests are not different, senator. There seems to be some misunderstanding that somehow I see the world through a different lens and I do not. I share all the same values that you share ..."

[Last modified: Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:36pm]


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