Rick Perry on Energy: How the Possible Trump Pick Stacks Up

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alain StephensDecember 14, 2016 10:38 am,

Former Gov. Rick Perry, reportedly chosen to serve as secretary of energy by President-elect Trump, hails from a state rich in energy resources. And Politifact has checked a few energy-connected claims by the former Texas governor and two-time presidential aspirant.

Of the latest 100 PolitiFact fact checks of Perry – see all of the Perry checks here – a few centered on energy-related statements.

Gardner Selby of the PolitiFact Texas fact-checking team stopped by to give the Standard a roundup of Perry’s recent fact-checks.

Hear how Perry’s claims scored in the player above.