The fake news media got a fake news scoop about Rick Perry, our Secretary of Energy.
Scoop: Energy Secretary Rick Perry is preparing his exit strategy.— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) April 18, 2019
He is planning to leave the administration—although not imminently, sources tell @jendlouhyhc and me.
He declined Trump’s offer to run Dept of Homeland Security, so he’s not just switching agencies.
Lies, all lies! Maybe.
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.
The White House press office didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
Perry, an Air Force veteran who was previously Texas’s longest-serving governor, has enjoyed a good rapport with President Donald Trump. Trump personally asked Perry if he’d take over as Homeland Security secretary, before the president asked Kirstjen Nielsen to resign earlier this month, two of the people said. Perry declined, they said.
He probably misses dancing with the stars.