Perry Defends Urging Trump to Make Call in Impeachment Focus

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 Joe Biden or his son Hunter.

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Resignation Won’t Divert House Subpoena of Rick Perry

Facing scrutiny about his role in Ukraine dealings that have driven a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, Energy Secretary Rick Perry will resign his office. Before that can happen, the clock for Perry to answer a House subpoena runs down Friday.

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Trump & Giuliani Sought Profits for Cronies in Ukraine

As Rudy Giuliani was pushing Ukrainian officials last spring to investigate one of Donald Trump’s main political rivals, a group of people with ties to the president and his personal lawyer were also active in the former Soviet republic. Their aims were profit, not politics.

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Energy Department Accused of Ignoring Risks at Nuclear Facility

The Natural Resources Defense Council and Nuclear Watch filed a federal lawsuit against Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday, claiming the government’s plans to use a half-century-old Tennessee complex for a new uranium processing facility risks a catastrophic nuclear incident in the event of an earthquake.

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