Rick Perry

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CBS News
November 25, 2019 - 9:27 am
Outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he told the president recently that he was the "chosen one" sent to accomplish God's plan. Perry recalled the conversation in an interview aired partially on "Fox and Friends" over the weekend. "God's used imperfect people all through history. King David...
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October 18, 2019 - 2:28 pm
President Trump has tapped Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette to take Rick Perry's place as energy secretary. Mr. Trump made the announcement in a tweet Friday. "I want to thank Secretary of Energy Rick Perry for the outstanding job he has done," the president tweeted. "He will be leaving at...
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October 17, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Energy Secretary Rick Perry notified President Trump Thursday that he plans to resign, two administration sources familiar with the matter tell CBS News. Perry, one of the longest-serving members of the president's cabinet, had become embroiled in the Ukraine scandal engulfing the administration...
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October 06, 2019 - 8:47 am
A spokeswoman for Energy Secretary Rick Perry says Perry encouraged President Donald Trump to speak to the Ukrainian leader in a call at the center of a House impeachment probe. But spokeswoman Shaylyn Hynes says Perry was wanting Trump to speak on energy matters with Ukraine President Volodymyr...
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