Rick Perry
No current or former Texas politician has announced a campaign for the 2024 presidential race. If that trend holds, it would be the first time since 1972 — and just the second time since 1952 — that a Texan hasn’t competed in a presidential primary or been on a major party’s White House ticket.
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two political supporters of U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry secured a potentially lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from the Ukrainian government soon after Perry proposed one of the men as an adviser to the country’s new president.
WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators have called Energy Secretary Rick Perry to testify in the impeachment inquiry and issued subpoenas late Friday to a top White House lawyer and another administration official to appear.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Outgoing U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Saturday that he asked President Donald Trump to make the phone call at the center of the impeachment inquiry because it was “important” for the country’s energy needs and had nothing to do with former Vice President J
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 19 about Energy Secretary Rick Perry, The Associated Press reported erroneously the title of John Bolton, former national security adviser to President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An oil and gas industry executive that Energy Secretary Rick Perry recommended as an adviser to the Ukrainian government exaggerated his military credentials, according to U.S. veterans who said he scrubbed the false information from online profiles after learning they were investi
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday as part of their impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press reported Monday that a circle of businessmen and Republican donors touted their connections to President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani as they sought to install new management at the top of Ukraine’s state-owned gas company last spring.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged President Donald Trump to speak to Ukraine’s president — but on energy and economic issues, Perry’s spokeswoman said Sunday, addressing Perry’s role in a telephone call that’s at the center of a congressional impeachment probe for Trump.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing “draconian” regulations on coal and oil, U.S.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has helped break ground on a new research facility at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is pledging to expedite the removal of weapons-grade plutonium secretly hauled to Nevada last year as the state and Trump administration remain locked in a court battle about whether the shipment was legal.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has approved seven applications for U.S. companies to sell nuclear power technology and assistance to Saudi Arabia.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Thursday blamed Democrats for slowing down federal agencies by jamming the nomination process in the Senate.
The “designated survivor” for Tuesday’s State of the Union address is Energy Secretary Rick Perry.

By custom at least one Cabinet member does not attend the speech, in order to preserve the Constitutional line of succession in the event of a catastrophe.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s keynote speech at the World Gas Conference in June opened with a marching band and ended with an exhibition by the Harlem Globetrotters.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas Republican Party tweet recalling Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke’s past arrests has triggered a partisan mugshot melee online.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster says he spoke directly with President Donald Trump and U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry about the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility during a recent White House visit.
S.C. Gov. Henry McMaster wants to personally speak with President Donald Trump about the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility ‘s potential shutdown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Wednesday he had no interest in becoming the next head of the Department of Veterans Affairs, flatly rejecting speculation that he would soon take over the position amid rapidly eroding White House support for embattled VA Secretary David Shulkin.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin (all times local):

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Wednesday that he sees huge potential in turning the Appalachian region into a fossil fuel production site.
How terrible was Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s proposed bailout for the coal industry?

So terrible the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission unanimously rejected it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry says he thinks using fossil fuels can help prevent sexual assault.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren’t making it easier to hold federal officials accountable for their actions.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the aftermath of Harvey in Texas (all times local):


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WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats denounced President Donald Trump’s proposed energy budget Thursday, and even Trump’s energy secretary distanced himself from a plan that would slash funding for energy efficiency, renewable energy and basic science.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured the site of a shuttered nuclear waste dump at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain on Monday, his first visit to a U.S.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s administration will leave behind a host of disputed recent actions and unfinished business on the environment — from shelved energy leases and blocked mining projects to pollution restrictions and decisions on hundreds of potentially imperiled species.