Hearings and votes are continuing in the Senate at a snail’s pace for President Trump’s cabinet picks. But this week, we’ll finally see movement with several candidates primed for votes: among them are Rick Perry for Secretary of Energy, Ben Carson for Secretary of HUD, and Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator.
From IRS’ targeting of Conservative organizations, to HHS’ attempt to force private businesses to violate deeply-held religious beliefs or face crippling fines, the last eight years have shown us just important it is to have good leadership in each area of government.
Rick Perry – Secretary of Energy
Appointee Rick Perry is the longtime Texas Governor and a two-time Republican presidential candidate. An Air Force Captain and a graduate of Texas A&M University, Perry has served in the Texas House of Representatives, as Texas’ Agriculture Commissioner, and as Texas’ Lt. Governor prior to his election to the post of Governor in 2000. Perry has also been a featured speaker at our annual Values Voter Summit. With a long and impressive history in public service, Perry is a nominee who will chart a course toward smarter energy policies designed to strengthen national security and re-build our economy. This is particularly good news for hard-working families and for business owners who have been hobbled ... (more)