Aide: Perry pushed Trump for Ukraine call, for energy issues
Sunday, 6 October 2019 () WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry encouraged President Donald Trump to speak to Ukraine’s president — but on energy and economic issues, Perry’s spokeswoman said Sunday, addressing Perry’s role in a telephone call that’s at the center of a congressional impeachment probe for Trump. “Secretary Perry absolutely supported and encouraged the president to speak […]
President Donald Trump reportedly told a group of Republican lawmakers that it was Energy Secretary Rick Perry who had prompted the phone call in which Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy for a "favor" regarding former Vice President Joe Biden.
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has told President Donald Trump he will step down, a day before a deadline set by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives... Reuters Also reported by •USATODAY.com •SeattlePI.com •Politico •FOXNews.com •NPR