PBS NewsHour

Tillerson says U.S., Russia can have warmer relationship

Clip: 01/11/2017 | 5m 25s

ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the president-elect’s nominee for secretary of state, appeared before the Senate Wednesday for the start of his confirmation hearings. Senators quickly focused on Russia, questioning if Tillerson had too cozy a relationship with the Kremlin; he countered that his business experience and familiarity with the country offer a strategic advantage. Margaret Warner reports.

Aired: 01/11/17

Rating: NR

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