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Cabinet Appointments with Texas Ties — What Will it Mean for Us?

President-elect Donald Trump has named former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy. The announcement comes on the heels of another appointment — Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State for the Trump administration. We discuss what these appointments could mean for Texas and the nation with Brandon Rottinghaus, political science professor […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaPresident-elect Donald Trump has named former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head the Department of Energy. The announcement comes on the heels of another appointment — Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State for the Trump administration.

We discuss what these appointments could mean for Texas and the nation with Brandon Rottinghaus, political science professor at the University of Houston.

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