Democrats, Perry clash over coal, nuclear power

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 3:03 a.m.

Energy Secretary Rick Perry testifi es Thursday before House Energy and Commerce Committee members about his agency’s proposal for bolstering the country’s electric power network.

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats accused President Donald Trump's administration Thursday of falsely suggesting the nation's electricity grid faces severe problems to justify an unnecessary bolstering of the coal and nuclear energy industries.

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