Senate Panel Approves Rick Perry As Energy SecretaryThe Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has approved former Texas Governor Rick Perry to serve as Energy Secretary in President Donald Trump's administration.
Energy Panel Postpones Votes On Energy, Interior NomineesThe Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has postponed a meeting that had been scheduled for Tuesday to vote on the nominations of Ryan Zinke and Rick Perry to head the departments of Interior and Energy.
Perry's Energy Confirmation Hearing Wraps Up On Light NoteIt was before Christmas last year when Donald Trump selected former Texas Go. Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy. Perry testified on Thursday during his confirmation hearing.
Perry Departs Boards Tied To Dakota Access PipelineFormer Texas Gov. Rick Perry said that he has stepped down from the boards of two energy companies that are developing the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project.
Abbott Criticizes Dallas Leaders For Police & Fire Pension ProblemsTexas Governor Greg Abbott had sharp criticism for Dallas city leaders who are trying to save the police and fire pension system which could go broke in the next ten years.
Perry Would Bring Oil Industry Ties To Energy Department Former Gov. Rick Perry has close ties to the Texas oil industry. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Energy secretary also has roles in two companies pushing for the proposed 1,200-mile crude oil pipeline that has stoked mass protests in North Dakota.
Energy Firm, Experts Praise Tillerson, Perry For Trump CabinetPresident-elect Donald Trump nominated Exxon-Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State and former Texas Governor Rick Perry will reportedly be tapped as Energy Secretary.
Report: Trump Chooses Rick Perry To Be Energy SecretaryDonald Trump has selected former Texas Governor Rick Perry to be Energy Secretary, according to two sources directly involved in the transition and selection process.
Rick Perry To Meet With President-Elect Donald TrumpFormer Texas Governor and presidential hopeful Rick Perry has a meeting with the President-Elect at Trump Tower in New York City today to possibly fill a spot in Trump's cabinet.
Oh Irony. Trump Considers Rick Perry As Potential Energy SecretaryPresident-elect Donald Trump's transition efforts are in full swing, and with them an ironic twist in regard to former Gov. Rick Perry.
If Trump Taps Cruz For Cabinet, Political Dominoes To FallDonald Trump's and Ted Cruz's verbal exchanges may have been the nastiest ever seen during presidential primaries.
Perry Tweets Congratulations To TrumpFormer Gov. Rick Perry has joined top Texas Republicans in cheering Donald Trump's once seemingly unthinkable presidential election win. Perry was one of a crowded field that lost to Trump in the Republican presidential primary.