Rick Perry Has a Change of Heart on Energy Department

“My past statements made over five years ago about abolishing the Department of Energy do not reflect my current thinking,” Perry said Thursday.
Gov. Rick Perry told lawmakers Thursday that he regretted calling for the elimination of the Department of Energy, an agency he once famously forgot on a presidential debate stage and that he is now set to oversee if confirmed as its secretary.

“My past statements made over five years ago about abolishing the Department of Energy do not reflect my current thinking,” said Perry in his opening remarks before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. “In fact, after being briefed on so many of the vital functions of the Department of Energy, I regret recommending its elimination.”
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Fuente: NBC News U.S. News
Publicado: January 19, 2017 at 06:11PM

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