BREAKING: Trump officially nominates new U.S. energy secretary
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Energy said on Thursday that President Donald Trump had formally nominated Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, a former vice president of Ford Motor Co and Louisiana state energy regulator, to head the department.
If confirmed by the Senate, Brouillette will replace Rick Perry, who said last month he would step down by the end of the year. He is expected to keep advancing Trump’s policy of maximizing oil, gas and coal output while slashing regulations on energy facilities.
The article goes on to state the following:
“If confirmed, I will further Secretary Perry’s legacy of promoting energy independence, innovation, and security for the American people,” Brouillette said in a statement.
Pres Trump today formally submitted to the Senate his nomination of Dan Brouillette to be Secretary of Energy, succeeding Rick Perry. Brouilette currently serves as Deputy Secretary.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) November 7, 2019
— lesley clark (@lesleyclark) November 7, 2019
Donald Trump has formally nominated Dan Brouillette to be Secretary of Energy.
— Ari Natter (@AriNatter) November 7, 2019
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