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Michael Cohen's world is crumbling and he may have no other choice than to cooperate with the federal investigators probing his finances, according to a detailed report Saturday. President Trump's longtime "fixer" and personal attorney owns a taxi business that's deeply in debt and losing money daily, ...
Like former Gov. Rick Perry's staff did, he points out that being governor is a 24-hour-a-day job and that security requirements are determined by DPS. The taxpayer-funded cost of security for a governor was highlighted when Perry ran for president while holding his state office. Like Abbott, Perry's ...

A good example is former governor of Texas Rick Perry who while running for president could not name the Department of Energy. Now he heads the agency. Hypocritical? Mr. Trump promised during his campaign to “drain the swamp” of those government bureaucrats who wasted taxpayer funds on lavish ...
But the fact that Energy Secretary Rick Perry's son launched a new fund last week for wealthy but undisclosed investors to take stakes in oil and gas ... In February of that year, the Houston Chronicle reported that Griffin Perry “had secured a job at UBS, the investment banking firm that the governor has ...
Government experience: A little over a year as CIA director, and six years in the House before that. Why Trump .... Secretary: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry ... Government experience: Three-and-a-half terms as governor of Texas, a short stint as lieutenant governor, and eight years as Texas agriculture ...
A private investment firm led by Energy Secretary Rick Perry's son has notified the Securities and Exchange Commission that it's seeking investors for a new energy fund, raising concerns about the potential for private businesses run by the offspring of high-ranking government officials to benefit from their ...

We can name governors of more than one state, including this one, who have made the jump from governor to president, but not one president made the jump directly from lieutenant governor. Previous Gov. Rick Perry shaped the state government in his own image via appointment power, articulation of ...
Because Scott is a sitting governor who can influence pension investments, he is covered by the rule, which has hampered the fundraising of past governors who tried to run for federal office. A spokesman for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign said the rule prevented him from raising ...
Then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry faulted the federal government for not stepping in, and the state paid to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops. The deployment cost the state $12 million a month initially, but that dropped to about $1 million a month recently as illegal crossings decreased and troops were reduced ...
Rick Perry deployed state guard units as well after tens of thousands of migrants from Central America began crossing illegally into Texas, mainly in the Rio Grande Valley. That was followed by Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to keep a deployment on the border. In a statement, Abbott praised the Trump ...
“In my time as governor, Texas has maintained a continuous presence of National Guard members along the border, and we've added hundreds of permanent ... In 2014, then-Gov. Rick Perry dispatched about 1,000 guardsmen as part of a surge of state resources following sharp increases in unauthorized ...
Perry's allies don't agree on whether DOE is his last stop in government service. Some think the 68-year-old former governor is keeping his head down in hopes of shifting into another Cabinet role should Trump win a second turn, while others think he could be keeping the door open to one final ...
And speaking of Rick Perry, a couple of weeks ago there was some serious speculation that President Donald Trump was planning to fire Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and replace him with the former Texas governor. The first part of the speculation was spot on. Trump dumped Shulkin amid ... Greg Abbott
The convention will take place after voters choose the nominee for governor. And speaking of Rick Perry, a couple of weeks ago there was some serious speculation that President Donald Trump was planning to fire Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and replace him with the former Texas governor. Greg Abbott
Rick Perry praises SLAC employees during visit to national lab ... At the time, Gov. Jerry Brown dismissed Perry's campaign as insignificant, but to his SLAC audience Perry described the governor as still "a little bit raw about me coming over here to recruit businesses from California and take 'em to Texas. Greg Abbott
... Republicans — Kay Bailey Hutchison and Rick Perry — past their Democratic rivals. Those two wins — Hutchison as state treasurer and Perry as agriculture commissioner — were key to the eventual Republican takeover of Texas state government. The loudest part of the election was the governor's race, ... Greg Abbott
SAN ANTONIO — Former Governor and now Energy Secretary Rick Perry made a quick stop to San Antonio on Friday. ... He credited Gov. Greg Abbott for his leadership and praised the brave men and women in law enforcement. “Its tragic event for we lost two lives and other people that were injured, but, ... Greg Abbott

SAN ANTONIO — Former Governor and now Energy Secretary Rick Perry made a quick stop to San Antonio on Friday. ... He credited Gov. Greg Abbott for his leadership and praised the brave men and women in law enforcement. “Its tragic event for we lost two lives and other people that were injured, but, ... Greg Abbott
Nov 14-16, 2017 (3 days): Gov. McMaster attended the Republican Governors Association's annual conference, Austin, Texas. Oct 19, 2017: Gov. McMaster testified at the U.S. International Trade Commission remedy hearing involving Samsung, Washington. Sept 26, 2017: Meeting with Rick Perry, U.S. ... Greg Abbott
WASHINGTON — Energy Secretary Rick Perry appeared before a Senate panel Tuesday where he laid out his department's $30 billion budget that ... for development at Yucca Mountain without consent from the governor, local communities and native tribes. Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, a Republican, ... Greg Abbott
Rick Perry would bring passion to Veterans Affairs, ex-aides to former Texas governor say ... AUSTIN – When former Texas Gov. ... But they also say he's a skilled administrator of government bureaucracy whose affection for the men and women who served is genuine and personal, but seldom put on ... Greg Abbott
In the 85th Texas Legislative Session, Nichols authored and passed Senate Bill 16, which lowered License to Carry fees in Texas. Gov. Greg Abbott ... as Texas Transportation Commissioner by then-Governor George W. Bush, a position he was reappointed to in 2003 by then-Governor Rick Perry until he ... Greg Abbott
Trump is considering replacing Shulkin with Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a former governor of Texas, according to people close to the White House. ... line after an inspector general report concluded he improperly accepted tickets to a Wimbledon tennis match during a government-funded trip with his wife. Greg Abbott
President Donald Trump is reportedly considering naming Energy Secretary Rick Perry to replace David Shulkin as secretary of veterans affairs. The New ... Bill Miller, an Austin consultant who has known the former Texas governor for years, said that he didn't know if the report was correct. “With Trump ... Greg Abbott
President-elect Donald Trump's Energy Secretary nominee, former Texas Governor Rick Perry, arrives for the inauguration ceremonies swearing in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy ... Greg Abbott
WASHINGTON — President Trump, fresh off replacing his secretary of state and C.I.A. director, is considering firing his secretary of veterans affairs and installing Energy Secretary Rick Perry in the post, according to two people close to the White House. Mr. Trump did not make a formal offer to Mr. Perry ... Greg Abbott
Meanwhile, Texas Gov. Rick Perry came back from a disappointing 2012 presidential primary bid to secure approval ratings in the high 50s toward the end of his third term. Perry also managed to navigate tricky intra-party rivalries between establishment Republicans and the GOP's Tea Party wing, says ... Greg Abbott
15, 2014: Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted by a grand jury for allegedly abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption. He became Texas' first indicted governor in nearly a century. The longest-serving governor in Texas history, ... Greg Abbott
Abbott's predecessor in the governor's office, Rick Perry, rejected two clemency recommendations for inmates facing execution and accepted one over 14 years, according to data kept by the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. None of the three were unanimous decisions by the pardons and ... Greg Abbott
Updated at 11:45 a.m. with a statement from President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner. WASHINGTON — Brooke Rollins, a former aide to Texas Gov. Rick Perry, will fill a recent White House vacancy as assistant to the president in the Office of American Innovation. The White House announced ... Greg Abbott
Former Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez and Andrew White, son of the late Gov. Mark White, were the two left standing in a crowded field after last month's Democratic primary in the governor's race. For the May 22 runoff election, we again recommend White as more qualified and likely to pose more ... Greg Abbott
Because Scott is a sitting governor who can influence pension investments, he is covered by the rule, which has hampered the fundraising of past governors who tried to run for federal office. A spokesman for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign said the rule prevented him from raising ... Greg Abbott
A private investment firm led by Energy Secretary Rick Perry's son has notified the Securities and Exchange Commission that it's seeking investors for a new energy fund, raising concerns about the potential for private businesses run by the offspring of high-ranking government officials to benefit from their ... Greg Abbott
Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at the National Rifle Association convention in St. Louis, Friday, April 13, 2012. ... In its latest budget request to Congress, the White House's Office of Management and Budget said the private sector - not the government - should play the “primary role” in funding research ... Greg Abbott
In a sprawling speech, the former Texas governor declared that the United States has entered an age of a new "energy realism," in which the country would increasingly supply the world with oil, natural gas, coal, wind turbines and other forms of energy. "America is now on the cusp of energy independence, ... Greg Abbott
“I found out for the first time last night that the person who technically shuts down the government down is me, which is kind of cool,” Mulvaney said in a ... Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, for example, reportedly initially misunderstood what his duties as Energy Secretary would be, believing he would be ... Greg Abbott
State officials in Texas have never found a way to lower property taxes on more than a temporary basis. The last serious effort was in 2006, a school finance makeover that then-Gov. Rick Perry claimed cut school property taxes by one-third. Taxpayers never saw those savings. That 2006 effort took a lot of ... Greg Abbott
First up, the lieutenant governor gets to be governor if the governor dies, or even if the governor just leaves the state for a few days. The Texas Constitution says you can't be the governor when you're not physically in the state. So, when Gov. Rick Perry was on the road running for president, Lt. Gov. Greg Abbott
When the Legislature gaveled out that May without acting on the maps, it was at Abbott's urging that then-Gov. Rick Perry immediately called lawmakers back to approve the maps during a special session. The AG's office has since defended the controversial redistricting maneuver, saying it was only acting ... Greg Abbott
... governor and former ag commissioner, praised Miller's past work in the Legislature in support of conservative causes such as fighting abortion and defending the Second Amendment, along with controlling the border. As agriculture commissioner, he said Miller has worked to streamline government. Greg Abbott
And that appointment power is how former Gov. Rick Perry transformed the office from weak to strong. Even after a 1972 constitutional amendment lengthened the governor's term to four years, that still meant any governor would have to serve at least two terms just to appoint enough people to start gaining ... Greg Abbott
As a photographer for the Department of Energy, Simon Edelman regularly attended meetings with Secretary Rick Perry and snapped pictures for official .... for Mr. Trump during the campaign — Mr. Murray has been a financial backer of Mr. Perry, a former governor of Texas who has also run for president. Greg Abbott
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission unanimously rejected U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry's plan to delay the retirement of outdated coal and nuclear power plants. The “Perry directive” would have delivered bonus payments to energy plants that used solid fuel, like coal or uranium. Greg Abbott
The White name took a ballot breather until 2010, when former Houston Mayor Bill White (no relation) won the Democratic nomination for governor. He lost to then-incumbent Republican Gov. Rick Perry by 12.6 percent. At Andrew White's announcement, introducers included longtime Houston State Rep. Greg Abbott
Davis burned through about $40 million en route to a 20 percentage point loss. Abbott spent $48 million on his 2014 campaign bid for governor. In 2002, incumbent Republican Rick Perry and Laredo businessman Tony Sanchez spent about $95 on their contest for governor, with Sanchez splurging with ... Greg Abbott
Efforts to chip away at the death penalty have faced a tough road in the Texas Legislature, although lawmakers in 2005 approved and Gov. Rick Perry signed a measure providing the option of life without parole for capital crimes. There previously was a choice only between the death penalty and a life ... Greg Abbott
Scientists at Fermilab were told Tuesday by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry the particle physics research facility is one of the "jewels" of the United States. ... He entered politics, serving as a legislator and governor of Texas and running twice for the Republican nomination for president of the United States. Greg Abbott
In 2009, then-Gov. Rick Perry appointed him to chair the commission overseeing the newly created Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. At that point ... After successfully guiding the Vandergriff-brokered bill to the governor's desk, Patrick went on to become lieutenant governor the next year — with heavy ... Greg Abbott
Other examples of the effects of the government/industry revolving door include former CDC director Julie Gerberding, who went on to head Merck vaccines; former Texas governor Rick Perry, who recommended state-wide inoculation of all 11- and 12-year-old girls with Merck's Gardasil vaccine after his ... Greg Abbott
The lawmaker repeatedly has said that his measure wasn't aimed at Abbott, but at the long-standing practice by governors of appointing donors. Former Gov. Rick Perry's appointment of donors was quantified in a 2014 analysis compiled by Texans for Public Justice for the Austin American-Statesman, ... Greg Abbott


 

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