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in the south china sea where he said we should be more military will stop whereas -- we should be more military. in my view, the secretary of state should be leading with more diplomacy and i found it disturbing that that seemed to be not his first reaction and we certainly ould want him to do that as secretary of state. so for all of those reasons i will be voting against western tillerson's confirmation. >> i wonder if we could do this. we have a number of members who have other things to do. i am willing to stay and keep the record people to speak and i'm going to stay so people a common late can vote and person and not by proxy. i am glad to do that at least until 5:15 to make sure people are not just voting by proxy. i am wondering if there are any objections to us voting and letting those who do not want to stay and make comments leave. others will come in. we will keep the boat open. those who wish to make comments could stay and those who do not wish to make comments could go ahead and leave. any objection? >> i was not aware. some of my members would like to make their co
going to work with the chairman because these requests i think a reasonable. i think china will agree with us will try to work out so that we can get those answers before the vote on the floor. in the case i think we could shorten the time. on the floor before the consideration otherwise may take a little bit longer because we may want to go into some of those issues on the floor of the senate. so having said all that, let me proceed with the merits of mr. tillerson and the nomination of mr. tillerson. mr. tillerson is certainly sincere and wants to serve this country. that i very much admire. he is certainly a very talented individual who has negotiating skills that are important for a person who would become secretary of state. and i acknowledged that. he also indicated during the hearing a couple point i thought was useful, that the tiny chip at the table during the claimant debates, that it would be important to comply with our current laws as it relates to -- but what gives me the greatest concern, the reason that i cannot support him, his nomination for secretary of state, what
china sea where he said we should be more military whereas in my view the secretary of state should be leading with more diplomacy. i found it disturbing that that seem to be not his first reaction and we certainly would want him to do that as secretary of state. for all those reasons i will be voting against mr. tillerson's confirmation. >> i wonder if we could do that spread we have a number of members who have other things to do. i'm willing to stay and keep the record open for people to speak and i'm going to stay here so people who are coming in late can vote in person and not by proxy. i am more than glad to do that. at least the 515 to make sure that people are not just voting by proxy. i wonder if there be any objection to us voting and letting those who don't want to stay and make comments leave. others will be coming in. we will keep the vote open, but those who wish to make comments could then stay. others who do not wish to make comments could go ahead and leave. is there any objection to that. >> let me just ask, i was not aware, i don't know if some of my members would li
force, rather than leading with diplomacy. one example was in the south china sea, where he said we should do more, i guess, military. whereas in my view, the secretary of state should be leading with more diplomacy. and i found it disturbing that that seemed to be not his first reaction, and we certainly would want him to do that as secretary of state. all those reasons, i will be voting against militant -- mr. tillerson's confirmation. senator corker i wonder if we could do this. we have a number of members who have other things to do. i'm willing to stay and keep the arerd open, so people who late can vote in person and not by proxy. than happy i am more to do that until 5:15 to make sure people are not voting by proxy. i wonder if there would be any objection to us voting and letting those who don't want to stay and make comments leave, others will be coming in. we will keep the vote open. but those who wish to make comments could stay, others who do not wish to make confident -- comments leave. is there any objection to that? >> let me just ask -- i was not aware. some of my me
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