Almost a year ago, a Texas Travis County grand jury handed down two felony indictments against then-Gov. Rick Perry. The indictments allege Perry abused the powers of his office when he threatened to veto funding for the state’s public integrity unit unless Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, who had pleaded guilty to drunken driving, [...]Show More Summary
Rick Perry has a financial reform agenda (via The Hill): "Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking a position to Hillary Clinton’s left on financial reform, and pushing for a policy to break up big banks staunchly advocated by Sen....Show More Summary
After fielding an array of insults from fellow 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump for weeks, Rick Perry has had enough - and the former Texas governor has decided the problem should be solved with a super macho pull-up contest.
Two super PACs supporting Rick Perry raked in more than $11 million from just two Texas billionaires.
Rick Perry has as much of a chance to win the Republican presidential nomination as Bobby Jindal, George Pataki, and Jim Gilmore—which is to say not much of one. Nevertheless, his speech on Wall Street reform this week at the Yale Club in N
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At this point in the 2016 presidential campaign, the noble, elusive stag of political rhetoric is pretty much road kill. This judgment is unfair to a few candidates — Rick Perry, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio come to mind — delivering thoughtful speeches. Show More Summary
The presidential candidate and ex-governor of Texas is a proponent of laissez-faire markets. Yet he has joined a global chorus of politicos and watchdogs pushing policies to break up the big banks. If he’s serious, he’d make a better Wall Street regulator than White House boss.
Rick Perry didn't come out and say it, but a crucial aspect of his plan to reform the financial sector puts him in an alliance with liberal radicals such as Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, reports The Hill's Peter Schroeder. He gives the details of a major speech Perry delivered Wednesday: Perry is taking a […]
The “feud” between “presidential candidates” Donald Trump and Rick Perry continues apace, but who will win the Golden Trophy, a prize that entitles the winner to telling their grandkids their dick is bigger than this one guy’s, but he’s still...Show More Summary
But of course, he also wants to get rid of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is taking a position to Hillary Clinton’s left on financial reform, and pushing for a policy to break up big banks staunchly advocated by Sen. Show More Summary
Rick Perry bashed Wall Street with the fury of a thousand Elizabeth Warren's on Wednesday. But sounding like The Street's worst enemy likely won't stop him from raising cash from the industry. What will is the Perry campaign failingShow More Summary
After speaking in New York City on Wednesday, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry challenged his Republican presidential primary rival Donald Trump to a pull-up contest. Asked by a reporter if he had any message for Trump, Perry responded,Show More Summary
CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry bragged to an Iowa barbeque crowd about the strong economy back in Texas, drew laughs comparing President Barack Obama to Jimmy Carter and won applause vowing to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. But in...Show More Summary
Guess who had lunch at the Yale Club Wednesday? Texas Governor Rick Perry. Here's what you need to know. NEW YORK, NY - JULY 29: Former Texas Governor and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks at the Yale Club on July 29, 2015 in New York City. The GOP presidential candidate [...]
"Let's get a pull-up bar out there and see who can do more pull-ups."
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) issued a physical challenge to Donald Trump on Wednesday. Perry has emerged as one of Trump's fiercest rivals and critics in the R epublican presidential primary field. As a result of Perry's attacks on him, Trump challenged Perry's "energy," "toughness, and "brainpower" in a recent interview. Show More Summary
Donald Trump “may be leading in the polls for the GOP presidential primary, but former Texas Governor Rick Perry knows how he can beat his rival candidate. Asked about Trump’s critique of his candidacy, Perry challenged Trump to a pull-up [...]
Former Gov. Rick Perry of Texas criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton’s economic agenda on Wednesday and urged replacing the Dodd-Frank financial regulation bill.
Former Texas governor Rick Perry, in a major policy speech in New York Wednesday, accused former president Bill Clinton Wednesday of contributing to the 2008 economic crisis -- and said Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton would have to answer for her husband's policies as president. As the Post's James Hohmann reported today: “The address from the […]