Environment & Energy Report

Impeachment Shatters Perry’s Peaceful Exit From Trump Cabinet

Nov. 8, 2019, 8:06 PM

Energy Secretary Rick Perry was poised to cap off his political career as one of Donald Trump’s longest serving Cabinet members and one who managed to avoid scandal. Now he may be remembered for something else: being one of the “three amigos” at the center of the House impeachment inquiry.

“Up until this Ukraine scandal he was one of Trump’s most successful Cabinet members,” said Mark Jones, a political science fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute. “Now he’s going out on a sour note that is ending with him being sucked into the impeachment investigation.”

Perry, 69, an Air...

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