Their comments came after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Sarah N. Lynch
Tillerson’s tenure as secretary of state has been dogged by rumors about rifts with Trump over policy.
Tillerson’s comments Sunday come amid soaring tensions between the US and North Korea following a series of weapons tests by Pyongyang.
Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration amid concerns that he could not garner enough Senate votes to be confirmed.