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By Desmond Butler, Michael Biesecker, Stephen Braun, Richard Lardner, Associated Press
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…
By Aron Heller, Associated Press
Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump's favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering clear of controversy. Until now.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Trump tweeted Friday that Dan Brouillette's experience in the area is "unparalleled" and calls him a "total professional."…
By Associated Press
Energy Secretary Rick Perry was traveling with Trump to Texas when he told Trump of his decision aboard Air Force One. Perry is under scrutiny over the role he played in the president's dealings with Ukraine, which are currently the…
By Jill Colvin, Kevin Freking, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
By Desmond Butler, Michael Biesecker, Richard Lardner, Associated Press
People with ties to Trump and his administration have pursued business deals in Ukraine that went far beyond advancing the president's personal political interests.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Alan Fram, Associated Press
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…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The Government Accountability Office said the July 2017 tweet was outside the scope of the agency's approved spending but did not violate a prohibition on grassroots lobbying or propaganda.
The agency that supervises the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile would essentially lose direct Cabinet oversight under legislation that Congress is negotiating.
By PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump this week ordered Energy Secretary Rick Perry to save less-profitable coal and nuclear plants from closure. A leaked draft memo lays out several proposals, including one to order the grid to buy power from these plants and…
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