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Trump's Energy Secretary Nominee 'Regrets' Proposing Closure of Agency
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Energy Department expressed misgivings Thursday for proposing to do away with the agency that manages the nation's nuclear arsenal.
"I regret recommending it's elimination," Former Texas Governor Rick Perry said during confirmation hearings before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
As a Republican presidential candidate in 2011, Perry promised to eliminate the Energy Department. ...