Energy Secretary Rick Perry is expected to announce his resignation next month, according to three people familiar with his plans.
The former Texas governor largely avoided the controversies that pushed other Cabinet members out of the administration, but his contacts with Ukraine have drawn him into the impeachment inquiry engulfing President Donald Trump and his inner circle. However, the three people said the Ukraine affair is unrelated to Perry’s departure.
Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette is expected to replace Perry, at least temporarily.
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