Rex Tillerson

Tillerson's confirmation comes amid high tensions between Republicans and Democrats embroiled in contentious battles over Trump's cabinet picks.

In his first press conference since he won the election, President-elect Donald Trump has called the released CNN and BuzzFeed reports about his sexual proclivities garnered by Russian spies “fake news” and actually got into a shouting match with a CNN reporter.

On NewsOne Now, Terrell J. Starr discusses Russia's history of hacking and the impact their influence had on the outcome of the 2016 election.