U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry stated his intention to resign was not connected with the scandal about the phone conversation between Presidents of the USA and Ukraine. He said that during the interview with the FoxNews, as the Voice of America informs.
"It has no bearing to Ukraine," he said.
Perry reported that he asked Donald Trump to talk with Zelensky about corruption and provide it a liquified natural gas as an alternative to Russian gas. Name of Biden was never mentioned in talks with Zelensky or representatives of the White House. The Minister does not think that the officials' consultations with Rudy Giuliani relating to Ukraine were a kind of problem.
Perry still does not know whether he will be cooperate withing the impeachment inquiry procedure of U.S. President Donald Trump, investigated by Democrats. He added that the main lawyer of the White House is considering the request of the Democrats about the documents on Ukraine.