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Comedic Moment Unfolds Between Sen. Franken, Rick Perry At Confirmation Hearing

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There was a little comedy in the hearing room when U.S. Senator Al Franken questioned former Texas Governor Rick Perry at the Governor’s confirmation hearing to be Energy Secretary. 168 more words


Trump's Energy Pick Softens Stance on Climate Change

Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to run the U.S. Energy Department, said during his Senate confirmation hearing on Thursday that global warming caused by humans is real, but that efforts to combat it should not cost American jobs. 709 more words

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Trump Selects Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry To Be Secretary Of Energy

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President-elect Donald Trump selects former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy.

Trump says in his statement that his administration “is going to make sure we take advantage of our huge natural resource deposits to make America energy independent and create vast new wealth for our nation.” 147 more words


"Do You Hear Me Now?" *Open Thread*

To continue the theme of “PUMA Forever,” those of us who are in the #NeverTrump camp have been disgusted, disappointed, and dismayed by the number of Republicans who have acknowledged all MANNER of things about Trump, like Governors… 1,101 more words