By Timothy Gardner
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dan Brouillette, a former prime lobbyist for Ford Motor Co
The Republican-controlled Senate confirmed Brouillette 70-15.
Brouillette will substitute Rick Perry, who stepped down on Sunday whereas on the heart of Trump’s impeachment probe within the U.S. Home of Representatives for his function as one of many “three amigos” who ran a aspect overseas coverage in Ukraine, below Trump’s private lawyer Rudy Giuliani. Perry has stated he did nothing mistaken and his function in Ukraine centered on pure gasoline and coal.
Brouillette, 57, confronted questions at his affirmation listening to final month from Democratic Senator Ron Wyden about his personal involvement with Ukraine. He stated his function was centered on how U.S. vitality provides may assist the nation discover alternate options to gasoline from…