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Rick Perry Planning His Exit as Trump’s Energy Secretary, Sources Say

  • Former Texas governor’s departure is not seen as imminent
  • Perry has seriously contemplated leaving post for weeks
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Rick Perry Said to Plan Exit
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry is planning to leave the Trump administration and is finalizing the terms and timing of his departure, according to two people familiar with his plans.

While Perry’s exit isn’t imminent and one person familiar with the matter said the former Texas governor still hasn’t fully made up his mind, three people said he has been seriously considering his departure for weeks. All of the people spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private deliberations.