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Putin a war criminal? Tillerson 'would not use that term'

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 00:56

Asked during his confirmation hearing whether Russia's Vladimir Putin is a war criminal, Trump's nominee for secretary of state Rex Tillerson says he ''would not use that term.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state Rex Tillerson says he would not call Russia's Vladimir Putin a war criminal. He was asked the question by Senator Marco Rubio, a former Republican presidential candidate, during his Senate confirmation hearing Tillerson also added it's a "fair assumption" that Putin was aware of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election.

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Putin a war criminal? Tillerson 'would not use that term'

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 00:56