Donald Trump Picks Rick Perry for Energy Secretary

President-elect Donald Trump plans to pick former Texas Governor Rick Perry to head the Energy Department.

The New York Times reports Perry once said he wanted to eliminate the position Trump is selecting him for.

According to The New York Post Trump said in a statement that as Governor of Texas Perry created a business climate that produced millions of new jobs and lower energy prices in the state and he will bring that same climate to the nation as Secretary of Energy.