SCOOP — Energy Secretary Rick Perry is wrapped up in the Ukraine scandal more than was previously thought — he urged Ukraine's president to root out corruption and pushed the new government for changes at a state-run energy company (w/ )
Rick Perry's role in pushing the president's message in Kiev was more extensive than publicly known
Rick Perry had more extensive role in Ukraine than previously reported & pushed to add 2 Americans to Naftogaz supervisory board: Robert Bensh, Michael Bleyzer Not in article: Bensh has a big link to Frank Mermoud, an assoc of Paul Manafort & Arron Banks
"The energy secretary's role in pushing the president's message in Kiev was more extensive than publicly known."
“Perry pushed for Ukraine’s state-owned natural gas company Naftogaz to expand its board to include Americans...two long-time energy executives based in Perry’s home state of Texas were among those under consideration for that role”
Rick Perry's Ukrainian cameo.
Perry pressed Ukraine on corruption, energy company changes via