During his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2011, he said he planned to scrap the energy department.
Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) issued the following statement opposing the confirmation of former Texas Governor Rick Perry, President Trump's nominee for U.S. Department of Energy Secretary. Perry has not commented publicly on the SPR and declined to comment on the Iran deal, which President Donald Trump has said he wants to scrap, during his confirmmation hearing in January.
The Senate confirmed Perry on a 62-37 vote following a brief floor debate. "He should start his new job by assuring the department's scientists, policy experts and other civil servants that he supports them and their work - including their past work on climate change - and that he will ensure they won't be penalized or a target for political persecution". Ben Carson as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development earlier in the day.
Perry will oversee the security of the USA nuclear weapons, the nuclear deal with Iran, as well as climate change policies among other issues as energy secretary.
"Rick Perry has earned his reputation as a hard worker and legislator who's not afraid to make the hard choices for the right reasons", Duncan said, in a Tech System news release.
But Perry's foes criticized his tepid acknowledgment of climate change, his strong ties to his state's oil and gas industry, and his lack of experience with the department's main budgetary area: the maintenance of the nation's nuclear stockpile.
Cantwell also noted that most Americans may "remember him for his famous quip about wanting to get rid of an agency but then not remembering the name of the agency, and the agency he was talking about was the Department of Energy".
As energy secretary, Perry will head an agency he once pledged to eliminate at a time when the Trump administration has proposed slashing spending at government agencies by billions of dollars.
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The unrevised GDP growth in the fourth quarter is notably slower than the 3.5 percent jump seen in the third quarter. The government also revised the growth rate for the second quarter to 7.4 per cent from the earlier 7.3 per cent.
Discussions at the meeting will focus on prospects of cooperation in the fields of connectivity, trade, transport and energy. Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has become chairman of ECO council of ministers.
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The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.96% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -0.96 percent. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link .
Those rumors are generally started on Facebook or other social media platforms, and have largely been proven false. They said they don't know where her father and brother are being held but believe they have not yet been deported.
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Snapchat started 2017 with 158 million daily active users, most of whom are people in their teens, 20s and early 30s. A spokesman for Snapchat declined to comment on the EMarketer report, citing quiet period restrictions.
He also set postseason single-game rushing records in the first two round of the playoffs and caught 75 passes for 616 yards. Bell earned just under $1 million in salary last season with a cap number of $1.13 million.
By the wide margin of 73% to 9%, Americans think anyone with health coverage today should be able to be covered in the new system. Some states might recreate Medicaid's current federal coverage guarantee though a state law.
McDowell was solo fifth past year , his third top-10 at PGA National since 2012, and Casey and Poulter tied for third in 2015. Then Rory had an awesome run of golf and knocked me off the perch". "I've never seen a guy play like that", Berger said.
Clooney then concluded his speech on a much lighter note as he paid tribute to Amal , who cheered on her husband from the crowd. Here's to adventure, cute dads-to-be and obsessively keeping track of Amal Clooney's maternity style.
Lisa , who didn't reveal the identity of the guest star, said she didn't retaliate but told Matt LeBlanc about it at the time. We were laughing non-stop". "Now, they all have families, so what are we going to watch?" continued the PS.
Historically black colleges date to the pre-Civil War era when public policy in parts of the nation barred blacks from education. DeVos- the segregation and inequality that forced the establishment of HBCUs is not a model of 'school choice , '" he wrote .
Civic right lawyers and activists swung into action in the U.S. , and challenged the order in court, and obtained a stay in NY . They had urged the White House to reconsider Iraq's inclusion given its key role in fighting the Islamic State group, it added.
After missing most of 2015 with a back injury called spinal stenosis, a neck injury sidelined the Mets captain in 2016. A career.296/.376/.491 hitter, Wright posted a.226/.350/.438 slash with seven home runs and 14 RBI previous year .
However, delays could push those dates back so much that a crew launch might not occur until late in the next presidential term. The capsule that will carry the astronauts, NASA's new Orion, already has flown on a space demo.
It's not clear if they were racing or if it was a road rage incident, or something else. "We just don't know". About that time, a woman had gotten out of the auto that had pulled up behind Thomas' Honda.