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Energy Secretary Perry says he is resigning by year's end

26 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By JILL COLVIN and MATTHEW DALY
WASHINGTON - Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Thursday that he will leave his job by the end of the year, saying that under President Donald Trump the nation is nearing energy independence.
Perry's long-rumored departure comes as he is under scrutiny over the role he played in the president's dealings with Ukraine, the focus of an ongoing impeachment inquiry.
In a letter to Trump, Perry made no mention of Ukraine and exalted in policy successes that have led to increased production and exports of oil and natural gas.
“The U.S. private sector is leading...
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Next question for Rick Perry: Will he testify?

Next question for Rick Perry: Will he testify?

26 days ago   |   By Politico

Energy Department Secretary Rick Perry's departure from the Trump administration doesn't resolve the most pressing question about his role in the Ukraine scandal - whether he will cooperate with House Democrats' impeachment probe. Perry, who told President Donald Trump on Thursday he intends to resign , faces a Friday deadline to comply with a House subpoena for information about outreach to Ukraine, which came as the president's emissaries were pushing Kiev to launch a corruption investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter. House investigators also appear to be...
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Trump says Energy Secretary Perry resigning at end of year

26 days ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Rick Perry is under scrutiny over the role he played in the president's dealings with Ukraine.
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Rick Perry tells Trump he will resign as energy secretary amid Ukraine scandal

26 days ago   |   By NY Daily News

Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose involvement in the Ukraine scandal has drawn him into the escalating impeachment inquiry, will resign by the end of the year, President Trump said Thursday. Speaking to reporters before an evening campaign rally in Texas, Trump confirmed Perry had told him earlier...
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