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Senate approves successor to Rick Perry as energy secretary

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's pick to succeed Rick Perry as energy secretary has won easy Senate confirmation. That's despite one senator's objections the nominee hadn't fully answered questions related to the Trump impeachment investigation.
Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette's promotion to secretary passed 70-15.
Monday's vote came a day after Perry's resignation became effective. Perry says his departure had nothing to do with his energy work for the administration in Ukraine. A House impeachment panel is scrutinizing Trump's push for Ukraine to investigate a company...
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