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Trump formally names ex-governor Perry of Texas to lead Energy Dept.
December 14, 2016 / 11:06 AM / a year ago

Trump formally names ex-governor Perry of Texas to lead Energy Dept.

WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday formally announced Rick Perry, a former Texas governor and Trump’s one-time presidential rival, as his choice to lead the U.S. Department of Energy.

If the nomination is confirmed by the U.S. Senate, the move would put Perry in charge of a federal department that he had proposed eliminating during his bid for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. (Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Catherine Evans)

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