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Financial vetting of Trump's rich Cabinet picks proceeding slowly

Preparation for confirmation hearings can take weeks or even months

SECRETARY OF STATE NOMINEE Lawmakers have already raised questions about Mr Tillerson's seeming reluctance to turn over his personal financial information. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has tentatively set Jan 11 for the start of Mr Tillerson's confirmation hearing.

SOME of President-elect Donald Trump's most prominent Cabinet nominees - with their millions in assets and complex business arrangements - are moving unusually slowly through the government's arduous financial disclosure examinations, threatening the quick start promised for the new...

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