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Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced last week that he will leave his position by the end of the year. Perry urged President Trump to make the July phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that's at the heart of the impeachment inquiry. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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How Rick Perry Became A Key Figure In The Trump Impeachment Probe

Energy Secretary Rick Perry urged President Trump to make that now-infamous July phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. But what's Perry's connection to Ukraine?

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Democrats Can Calm Their 2020 Election Anxiety By Accepting That There's No One Else

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Protests Rock Spain's Catalonia Region But Residents Are Divided Over Independence

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced last week that he will leave his position by the end of the year. Perry urged President Trump to make the July phone call to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy that's at the heart of the impeachment inquiry. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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How Rick Perry Became A Key Figure In The Trump Impeachment Probe

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