Secretary Brouillette? Here's what to know
Energy Secretary Rick Perry is traveling the world this week, making stops in Belgium and Saudi Arabia as he wraps up his tenure at the Department of Energy and as Congress investigates his connections to Ukrainian energy officials.
Trump nominates Brouillette to lead DOE
President Trump tweeted this afternoon that he would nominate Deputy Secretary Dan Brouillette to replace outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry.
Perry's resignation: The details
President Trump praised outgoing Energy Secretary Rick Perry last night at a campaign rally in Texas — hours after the state's former governor handed the president his resignation letter on Air Force One.
Inside Rick Perry's private meetings on Ukraine
Energy Secretary Rick Perry and his department have been in close contact with several figures who are named in the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Trump, according to records obtained by E&E News.
Perry tells Trump he plans to resign
Energy Secretary Rick Perry delivered President Trump a letter this afternoon on Air Force One saying he intends to resign, a White House official confirmed to E&E News.