Senate votes to confirm former Texas governor Rick Perry as energy secretary.

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources heard testimony from President-elect Trump's nominee for energy secretary, former Texas governor Rick Perry, Jan. 19....

Top Trump advisers are split on Paris agreement on climate change.

By CORAL DAVENPORTMarch 2, 2017WASHINGTON — The White House is fiercely divided over President Trump’s campaign promise to “cancel” the Paris agreement, the 2015 accord that...

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