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In Austin, Energy Secretary Perry Pushes For Coal And Nuclear Bailout

Energy Secretary Rick Perry spoke in Austin this week about a new Department of Energy plan to bail out failing coal and nuclear power plants in the name of national security.

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Rick Perry resigns from board of Dallas company building Dakota Access Pipeline

Following his appointment by President-elect Donald Trump to be the country’s next energy secretary, former Gov. Rick Perry has resigned from the board of Dallas pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners. Former Gov. Rick Perry has resigned from the board of Dallas pipeline … Continue reading

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Perry’s Energy Legacy in Texas: Champion of Oil, Gas and Wind Power

President-elect Donald Trump officially named former Texas Governor Rick Perry as his pick for Energy Secretary this week. Looking at back at Perry’s energy legacy in Texas, Texas Tribune reporters Jim Malewitz and Kiah Collier write that the governor “didn’t simply nod … Continue reading

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Reports: Rick Perry lands spot in Trump’s Cabinet as Energy Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly selected erstwhile rival and former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to serve as his energy secretary. If confirmed, Perry will oversee American energy policy and its ramifications on the economy, environment and national security. CBS News and other outlets reported the … Continue reading

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Perry to meet with Trump again amid energy secretary rumors

Former Gov. Rick Perry is meeting with President-elect Donald Trump again as speculation picks up that he could lead the Department of Energy. Transition aides said Monday morning that Perry, a Trump rival-turned-loyalist, will make the trip to Trump Tower later in … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Has No Interest in Third-Party Run, Former Aide Says

Amid consternation among many establishment Republicans about Donald Trump getting the GOP presidential  nomination, there has been renewed speculation that they could turn to someone who left the campaign in September: former Gov. Rick Perry. That speculation escalated Saturday after a New … Continue reading

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Chairman of Border Sheriffs Coalition says National Guard Troops Won’t Solve Humanitarian Crisis

Governor Rick Perry has announced his plan to send 1,000 Texas National Guard troops to the Texas-Mexico border in response to the recent influx of Central American migrants. Perry says the troops are needed to protect against threats from Mexican cartels … Continue reading

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