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Trump to nominate Rick Perry for Energy Secretary

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12-14-2016 12:55 BJT

The former governor of the U.S. state of Texas is expected to be named the country’s next energy secretary.

Rick Perry met with President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Towers on Monday. The energy department is the same agency Perry said he would shut down in 2011, when he was campaigning for president.

Perry is also widely known as a climate change denier and has questioned the science behind greenhouse gases and how they are warming the earth’s atmosphere.