Annnnd another light in the Obama Administration is going dim. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is the latest member of Obama’s cabinet to announce that he’s stepping down — as soon as a successor is chosen.
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) February 1, 2013
What a bummer.
Drudge headline preview: "Goodbye, Mr. Solyndra—US Energy Secretary Steven Chu shows himself the door"
— Christopher Mims (@mims) February 1, 2013
— Keith Costello (@kcostellosf) February 1, 2013
He wanted gas as high as Europe MT @politico: Energy Sec. Steven Chu has just announced he intends to resign once a successor is confirmed
— Rschrim (@Rschrim) February 1, 2013
— Kari Scott Abitbol (@KScottCRC) February 1, 2013
Yeah, he’ll be missed.
Resignation of Energy Secretary Chu cuts in half the number of incompetents with Nobel Prizes in the Administration.
— Dan McLaughlin (@baseballcrank) February 1, 2013
Until the next guy comes along, anyway.
With Chu stepping down, reminder: short-list of potential replacements stacked with subsidy winners http://t.co/dsYtxe46
— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) February 1, 2013
Obama to next energy secretary: "I Chu Chu Chuuuuse you" http://t.co/UJuZSon1
— Alex Burns (@alexburnsNYT) February 1, 2013
Secretary Chu highlights progress on clean energy; announces decision not to serve a 2nd term. Read his letter: http://t.co/ORJkTuvQ
— Energy Department (@ENERGY) February 1, 2013
Make sure you have a hanky handy.