Trump Energy Secretary pick, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, was blowing bubbles while Trump was being sworn in.
Rick Perry once described the science of climate change as a “contrived, phony mess.” Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama asserted, wrongly, that there’s been “almost no increase” in temperatures over … Click to Continue »
“You look like Clark Kent,” gushed a fan of Rick Perry’s eyeglasses. “Very cool.” The energy secretary nominee had acquired the superpowers that come with being part of President Trump’s inner circle—at least at the Inaugural Afterglow Party at Cafe Milano Friday night. Republicans from the Reagan, Bush 41 and Bush 43 administrations reclaimed their […]
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Rick Perry, the former Governor of Texas was spotted attempting to blow bubbles with his gum during Rabbi Marvin Hier's reading at President Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump's official inauguration cups are...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! “I hope you are as much fun on that dais as you were on that couch," Perry said to Senator Al Franken. As a 2012 presidential candidate, Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Energy called to eliminate the department he may soon run. Show More Summary
In this interview Rick Goetz discusses his work as the Chief Creative Officer and head of A&R at ReverbNation, an online connection and career development source for over four million bands and artists around the world. _________________________ Guest post by Rick Goetz of Music Consultant Simon Perry is the Chief...
After standing by their discredited story on Rick Perry, the journalists at the most (arguably) liberal paper in the country again showed their arrogance by claiming the country and world, would be begging for Obama to come back. InShow More Summary
Over on the homepage, I have a piece about the New York Times’ hit job on Rick Perry. America’s paper of record claims that Trump’s nominee for Energy secretary “knew almost nothing” about DOE’s responsibility for the U.S.’s nuclearShow More Summary
Just before the second round of questioning at Rick Perry’s Secretary of Energy confirmation hearing today, the moderator announced that Bernie Sanders had arrived with one more quick Q. Observe the amusing look of apprehension on Perry’s face in that moment. Read more...
In his Senate confirmation hearings to be the head of the Department of Energy, Former Texas Governor Rick Perry has rolled back his opinion of the DOE, climate change, and renewable energy, but it might come to nothing in the end, as...Show More Summary
The Senate Energy and Environment committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Murkowski, held a confirmation hearing yesterday for former Texas Governor Rick Perry, the Trump Administration nominee for Secretary of Energy. Sam Britton, the nuclear...Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert couldn’t resist poking fun at former Texas Governor Rick Perry after his recent Senate hearing. He noted that Perry’s nomination to the Secretary of Energy is a little awkward given Perry wanted to abolish the department just a few short years ago. Perry’s excuse...
Compared to many other Senate confirmation hearings for potential Cabinet members, the hearing for U.S. Energy Secretary proved much faster and less rocky for nominee and former Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry. Perry's hearing lasted about three and a half hours and included only two rounds of questioning. Show More Summary
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., joins Hardball to discuss former Governor Rick Perry’s confirmation hearing for Energy Secretary.
Thank God for small miracles. Sometimes we need reminding that the politicians we cover are human beings. During Rick Perry’s hearing to be the Secretary of Energy, Al Franken asked if Rick Perry, who had met with Franken earlier in his office, enjoyed their time together. Show More Summary
?But Texas governor is coy about nuclear weapons testing, causes of climate change.
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, Trump's choice to become the next Energy Secretary, apologized for his previous recommendation to do away with the Department of Energy and instead vows to protect the science and scientists at the Department.
If we had needed a reason to disqualify Rick Perry from being President in 2012, we could have used this one. He didn't actually know what the Energy Department did then when he argued it should be abolished. And now he is asking to be confirmed as the Secretary of Energy? And the real tragedy is? He is the LEAST offensive of Trump's nominees. Show More Summary