PHOTO: Dan Brouillette, Deputy secretary of the United States Department of Energy, US President Donald Trump said he would nominate to head the Energy Department after the announcement that Energy Secretary Rick Perry would be leaving his cabinet work at the end of the Five, being seen in a no-day formal energy Faculty of portraits and photo handout obtained in Washington, USA Oct. 18, 2019. United States Department of Energy/handout via REUTERS
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Energy said on Thursday that President Donald Trump has officially nominated the Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette, a former deputy president
of Ford Motor Co. And the state of Louisiana regulate energy, to head the department.
If confirmed by the Senate, Brouillette would replace Rick Perry, who said last month he had walked down at the end of the year. He is expected to continue to promote Trump’s policy on maximizing oil, gas and coal yield while cutting regulation on energy facilities.
“If confirmed, I will continue Perry’s legacy Secretary promoting energy independence, innovation, and security for the American people,” Brouillette said in a statement.
Brouillette, 57, has increased accountability at the Department of Energy in recent months when Perry signed him from his resigned. He went on international trips for the department and sat in for Perry in some cabinet meetings.
Brouillette is a deputy president
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