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By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
As senators condemned the budget at a hearing, Energy Secretary Rick Perry made it clear he did not have a say on the request submitted to Congress.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Perry's view is contrary to mainstream climate science, including analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Perry — who once pledged to eliminate the department of energy — has repeatedly promised be an advocate for the agency and to protect the nation's nuclear stockpile.
By Associated Press
Perry vowed to protect scientists at the Department of Energy, but shrugged on the central tenet of climate change policy.
By Nsikan Akpan
By PBS NewsHour
In another day of contentious confirmation hearings, the most dogged questioning came for Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin, a billionaire banker who worked at Goldman Sachs owned a hedge fund. Meanwhile, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, nominee for energy secretary,…
By William H. Tobey for The Conversation
While the Department of Defense defends us, and the Department of Treasury manages federal finances and supervises banks, the Department of Energy does not provide America’s energy.
With the choice of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry for the Energy Department of Energy and Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, President-elect Donald Trump has named most of his cabinet. Judy Woodruff speaks with Sean Spicer,…
By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Energy secretary, has close ties to the Texas oil industry.
President-elect Donald Trump chose Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state. Tillerson rose through the ranks of the oil and gas giant over four decades, and expanded its business overseas, including operations in Russia, as chief…
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