PHOTO FILE: Deputy secretary of the United States Department of Energy Dan Brouillette (L) attended a meeting of the “Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas” (III ECPA) in Vina del Mar, Chile, Nov. 07, 9 2017. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido/image files
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate was set on Monday to validate Dan Brouillette, a former Lobbyist early for Ford Motor Co. Who believes that fossil fuels will power a large part of world energy demand for decades, as the second Energy Secretary of President Donald Trump.
The Senate of the Republican control previously confirmed Brouillette in 2017 as the deputy secretary of Energy in 79-17 votes.
Brouillette has replaced Rick Perry who walked down on Sunday, while at the heart of Trump’s dissertation poll in the U.S. Parliament for his role as one of the “three Amigos” who run a foreign policy party in Ukraine, under Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Perry was told that he was doing nothing wrong and his role in Ukraine focused on natural gas and coal.
Brouillette, 57, faced the question at his confirmation hearing last month from Congressman Ron Wyden about his own involvement with Ukraine, but said his role was focused on how U.S. energy supplies can help countries find alternatives to fuel from Russia.
Brouillette, a member of the Mineral and Energy Council of Louisiana from 2013 to 2016, is projected to firmly support Trump’s policy of maximizing oil production, natural gas and coal, supplying them for sale…