Confirmation hearings live blog: Nominees Tillerson, Sessions, and Chao all testify on Day 2

Confirmation Hearings Live Blog: Terrorism Is “the Nature of Man”

Confirmation Hearings Live Blog: Terrorism Is “the Nature of Man”

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Jan. 11 2017 1:30 PM

Terrorism Is “the Nature of Man”: Confirmation Hearings Live Blog, Day 2

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Exxon Mobil chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson gestures while speaking at a discussion organized by the Economic Club of Washington in D.C. on March 12, 2015.

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The second day of confirmation hearings for Donald Trump's nominees is now underway on Capitol Hill. The big event Wednesday is the first day of hearings for Trump nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson. Elaine Chao, nominated for secretary of transportation, will also appear, and there will be a second day of testimony in the hearings for Jeff Sessions, nominee for attorney general. Slate writers will be live-blogging all day and you can watch live video of the Tillerson and Sessions hearings here.

Tillerson:

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Sessions:

And here's a link to Chao's.