U.S. Secretary of Energy

WATCH: John Oliver scares the hell out of Americans warning against nuclear waste Rick Perry is handling

The United States has a nuclear waste problem, according to John Oliver, and it’s one that is going to kill us.<p>After railing against Fox News, Oliver …

Rick Perry

Rebels demand Theresa May honours promised cap on energy bills

Theresa May has been hit by a major protest by Conservative MPs after dropping a pledge to cap energy bills, <i>The Telegraph</i> can disclose.<p>More than 50 Tory MPs, including 20 former ministers, have signed a letter to the Prime Minister insisting that she honour a promise to protect 17 million families …

Theresa May

Manchin rules out Trump energy secretary appointment

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Friday ruled himself out as the next energy secretary, quashing speculation President Donald Trump might nominate him to run the Energy Department and have the governor of West Virginia, a newly minted Republican, appoint a Republican senator.<p>The plan, floated last …

Politics

Joe Manchin quashes Energy Secretary speculation

Sen. Joe Manchin has ended the speculation that the Trump administration would appoint him Energy Secretary as a possible way of securing the elusive …

Politics

It’s Not Hysterical to Recognize the Threat Trump Poses

Katha PollittDemocracy, such as it is, really is in danger.The post It’s Not Hysterical to Recognize the Threat Trump Poses appeared first on The …

Liberal View

Nuclear Power’s Woes Imperil U.S. National Security, Moniz Says

The decline of the U.S. nuclear-power industry puts America’s security at risk, according to a report being released Tuesday by former Energy …

Energy

Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Hanford reservation | Miami Herald

Energy Secretary Rick Perry made his first visit Tuesday to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, which has been plagued by a series of problems.<p>Perry …

Business

Cabinet swap could give GOP an extra Senate seat

The Trump administration could launch a game of Cabinet musical chairs to grab a 53rd GOP seat in the Senate.<p>White House officials want to make West …

News (U.S.)

Trumpcare will pass if this conservative Dem Senator agrees to take Rick Perry’s job

To pass Trumpcare, Bloomberg News is reporting that White House officials are considering nominating Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) to become the next …

Rick Perry

Manchin eyed as potential pick for Energy secretary: report

White House and Republican officials are floating the possibility of appointing Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va.) as Energy secretary, Bloomberg …

Joe Manchin

White House is reportedly considering replacing Rick Perry at the Energy Department

GOP officials are floating the idea of having Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia head the Department of Energy, replacing Sec. Rick Perry, according to four sources cited in a Bloomberg report.<p>In a game of political chess, White House officials were reportedly looking to jumpstart Trump's …

Rick Perry

Five takeaways from the federal climate report

The New York Times on Tuesday detailed the conclusions of a major draft government study on climate change — and how scientists are preparing for …

Climate

Ex-Energy chief Petilla jumps to PDP-Laban

There is no such thing as forever in politics.The post Ex-Energy chief Petilla jumps to PDP-Laban appeared first on Inquirer News.

Philippines

The Carousel is Burning

Every time I type the word ‘<i>bureaucracy,’</i> the spell-checker has to fix it. I don’t like the word or the thing itself. However, bureaucracies are …

Rick Perry

Why the Scariest Nuclear Threat May Be Coming from Inside the White House

Donald Trump’s secretary of energy, Rick Perry, once campaigned to abolish the $30 billion agency that he now runs, which oversees everything from our nuclear arsenal to the electrical grid. The department’s budget is now on the chopping block. But does anyone in the White House really understand …

U.S. Department of Energy

Trump Reportedly Considering Rick Perry for Head of Homeland Security: Your Texas Roundup

QUOTE OF THE DAY “There’s always a little bit of fear, but you always put it in the back of your mind. In bull riding, it’s not if you get hurt, it’s …

Rick Perry

Rick Perry Wasn’t the Only One Who got Punked

Prank phone calls are a childhood rite of passage. Is your refrigerator running? (Well, then you better catch it.) Do you have Prince Albert in a …

Rick Perry

President Trump Is Considering Rick Perry for Homeland Security Chief

The Trump administration is considering Energy Secretary Rick Perry as one possible replacement for John Kelly at the Department of Homeland …

Rick Perry

Trump's missing vote

President Trump needed the vote of just one more Republican senator to keep the repeal-and-replace process alive — and he could easily have had</b> …

Politics

Potential Cabinet shakeup: Rick Perry considered for DHS

President Trump is considering making Energy Secretary Rick Perry his new Homeland Security chief, reports Bloomberg, citing "three people familiar …

Rick Perry

Trump weighs Energy Secretary Perry to run Homeland Security: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump may tap U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry to replace former Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, who took over as White House chief of staff this week, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday.<p>Bloomberg, citing three people familiar with deliberations, …

Rick Perry

Rick Perry as Homeland Security chief isn't the worst idea

President Donald Trump could do a lot worse than tapping Rick Perry to succeed John Kelly as homeland security secretary.<p>It was reported Wednesday …

Rick Perry

Possible New Shuffle, as Contender for Vacant Homeland Security Slot Is Named

With John Kelly moved to the position of White House chief of staff, the need for a new Homeland Security secretary arises.While there are several …

Conservative View

The Boston Globe

Baker backs down on demand to rein in MassHealth costs<p>The governor says he’ll sign legislation imposing $200 million in higher fees on businesses to …

Ukraine

‘We laugh a lot about it’: Trump cabinet officials make fun of Rick Perry’s ignorance about nuclear arsenal

Rick Perry was surprised to learn that his job as secretary of energy would place him in charge of the U.S. nuclear arsenal, and his fellow cabinet …

Rick Perry

Trump Terrible 10 — Transgender Fake News Amazon Boy Scout Very Unfair Leaker Edition

Lordy.<p>If Republic Report hadn’t launched this feature nine weeks ago, we’d have to start it now.<p>With North Korea threatening a nuclear strike on our cities, terrorist attacks around the world, acceleration of global climate change, and stagnating wages, crumbling infrastructure, and a drug …

Donald Trump

Trump officials hail coal export deal with Ukraine

Trump administration officials are hailing a Pennsylvania coal company’s contract to export hundreds of thousands of tons of coal to Ukraine.Xcoal …

Wilbur Ross

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry is the latest member of the Trump administration to publicly defend the president’s arbitrary ban on transgender people …

Rick Perry

Rick Perry: 'I totally support' Trump's transgender military ban

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he supports President Trump's decision to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military.<p>Perry made the …

Rick Perry

Rick Perry: ‘I totally support’ Trump’s transgender military ban

Energy Secretary <b>Rick Perry</b> (R-Texas) says he supports Trump’s transgender military ban. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)Energy Secretary …

Rick Perry