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Rick Perry planning to step down as energy secretary by year end

The departure of the energy secretary and former Texas governor makes him one of about a dozen Cabinet members to leave their post during President Trump’s administration.

By Josh Dawsey and Juliet Eilperin, The Washington Post
Energy Secretary Rick Perry attends the opening of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) General Conference at its headquarters in Vienna, Austria on Sept. 16, 2019.

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