US Senate confirms Trump pick Perry as energy secretary

By REUTERS
March 2, 2017 21:33
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WASHINGTON - The US Senate on Thursday voted to confirm President Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Energy, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, who has promised to focus much of his attention on renewing America’s nuclear weapons arsenal.

The Senate voted 62 to 37 in support of Perry.


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