Washington (Reuters) – United States Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, a member of President Donald Trump’s cabinet, who played a pivotal role in the Ukrainian controversy, will refuse to testify as required next week in the investigation of the democratic argument of the Democratic Party Again Trump, a spokesman for the Energy Department said on Friday.
PHOTO FILE: US President Donald Trump listens to the U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry speaks during an event touting the government’s environmental policy in the East Room of the White House in Washington, United States, 08 May 7 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/image file
Perry’s refusal to represent the latest version of the Trump administration refused to cooperate in a fast-moving investigation in the Senate.
Trump said Oct. 17 that Perry resigned from his cabinet post and will step down last year.
Perry, the White House Office of the budget director Russell Vought and two other officials are required to testify on Wednesday next week in a closed session before the top three restaurants committees request information , a formal work on the probe said.
The investigation focused on a phone call 25 July in which Trump asked the Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigate political opponents Joe Biden, a former vice-United States president
And as a leading candidate for Democrats suggested to face him in the 2020 elections, and his son Hunter, who served as the director for a Ukrainian energy company.
The Democratic Party accused Trump of abusing his power and…