Related Program: Texas Standard Impeachment Probe Implicates Two Texas Politicians In Ukraine Scandal By Jill Ament • Nov 13, 2019 Related Program: Texas Standard ShareTweetEmail Former Texas governor, and current energy secretary, Rick Perry, is alleged to have had "back-door" political dealings with Ukrainian officials. But he claims he never tried to influence them to investigate the Bidens. Gage Skidmore/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0) Outgoing energy secretary and former Texas governor, Rick Perry, says he didn’t urge Ukraine to investigate President Trump’s political rival, Joe Biden. Congressman Pete Sessions is also involved. Listen Listening... / 5:54 Texas Standard | November 12, 2019 11:52 am ShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread.