"Questions surrounding Energy Secretary Rick Perry are not preventing him from engaging European leaders this week to promote U.S. energy cooperation. He's also denying reports of his departure from the administration.
Perry kicked off a five-day jaunt today across Central and Eastern Europe that included a meeting this morning in Lithuania with Ukraine's energy minister
The secretary took the trip as he gets pulled deeper into the impeachment inquiry concerning President Trump's alleged pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political opponents.
Perry and his aides have long denied any wrongdoing and have pledged cooperation in the inquiry."