President Donald Trump called the timing of the resignation of Energy Secretary Rick Perry, according to the Associated Press.
Trump said Perry will serve as Secretary until the end of 2019. The American leader called the work done by the politician in the energy sector fantastic but added that three years as Minister is a lot. The President of the United States said he had already chosen a new candidate, but did not disclose the name.
Earlier it was reported that Perry resigned. The Minister decided to leave the post long before the scandal because of a telephone conversation between Trump and Ukrainian leader Vladimir Zelensky.