As Secretary of State nominee Rex Tillerson wraps up a day of being grilled by Senate Foreign Relations Committee, one Democratic senator on the committee said it’s “beyond [his] imagination” that Tillerson said he’d never discussed Russia policy with President-elect Donald Trump.

 “He said that in his one meeting or his two meetings with the President-elect, he didn’t even discuss Russia -- which is beyond my imagination,” Sen. Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey) told CBSN’s Elaine Quijano in an interview for the daily politics show “Red and Blue.” “And so these are all parts of elements that are going to be concerning as we have to decide in Mr. Tillerson’s nomination.”

Asked whether he was concerned about Tillerson’s response on the issue of Russian sanctions, Menendez replied: “I’m worried about his views on sanctions in general.”

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