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Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry tells Donald Trump he will resign as energy secretary

The president, visiting Dallas, said he already has a replacement in mind. Perry's resignation comes amid increasing scrutiny of his role in the administration’s communications with Ukraine.

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks during a news conference after the Partnership for Transatlantic Energy Cooperation conference in Vilnius, Lithuania on Oct. 7, 2019.

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