Spokeswoman Denies Report That Rick Perry Is Planning to Leave Job as Energy Secretary

A spokeswoman for Energy Secretary Rick Perry has denied a report that the former Texas governor is planning to leave the Trump administration.While Perry's exit isn't imminent and one person familiar with the matter said the former Texas governor still hasn't fully made up his mind, three people said he has been seriously considering his departure for weeks. All of the people spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations.An Energy Department spokeswoman, Shaylyn Hynes, rejected the idea that Perry would be leaving the administration any time soon. "He is happy where he is serving President Trump and leading the Department of Energy," she said in a statement.  Continue reading...

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