The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry routinely boasts that border apprehensions dropped 74 percent in Texas after he sent state law enforcement to the border last year. But Perry takes tooShow More Summary
When the economy began to slide under George W. Bush and then cratered complete with Barack Obama entering the White House, Texas's economy stayed strong. When the summer of recovery saw more and more Americans leaving the workforce, Texas saw more and more people going to work. Show More Summary
Texas independence—or paranoia—strikes again. In recent years, some Lone Star officials, including former Gov. Rick Perry, have flirted with secession. Last month the new Republican governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, asked the state national...Show More Summary
"Leadership's not just a speech on the Senate floor; it's a record of action," Rick Perry said, chiding the GOP senators in the presidential race.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry and Senator Lindsey Graham are slated to announce a run for the presidency in the coming days. They may add a centrist note to the race.
Marcus Luttrell, the author of the book Lone Survivor, his wife as well as Chris Kyle’s widow will be in attendance when Rick Perry makes his announcement.
Rick Perry is working his way through small-town Iowa one handshake, bear hug and backslap at a time. The early, hands-on approach from the 2016 presidential prospect contrasts with his failed bid four years ago, when he entered the race relatively late and stumbled in the debates. Show More Summary
Have you noticed how perfectly reasonable people who used to wave flags and heart America and scream things like “LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT, TRAITOR!” have suddenly, for no reason whatsoever, become suspicious of their government, just because...Show More Summary
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry will make “a special announcement regarding his future intentions” Thursday, June 4, at Addison Airport, about fifteen minutes from downtown Dallas. RickPAC helpfully informs the media, “Satellite truck parking available on a first come, first served basis.” Gee, whatever could Perry be announcing that day?
Today Rick Perry made his most extensive case yet for nominating someone with proven, executive experience. In his speech to a fired up crowd at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Perry hit hard on a recurring theme of his campaign, his decades of executive experience as the Governor of Texas. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- In the summer of 2011, as then-Texas Gov. Rick Perry was preparing to announce his run for the Republican presidential nomination, top aides to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney set about figuring out how to beat him. They found a potential weak spot: immigration. Show More Summary
Rick Perry told Glenn Beck that, if he were president, no one would worry that he planned to invade Texas and ship off conservatives to Walmart detention centers – as many Republicans fear President Barack Obama will do this summer. The former Texas governor and possible GOP presidential candidate...
R. Bruce Josten is the Executive Vice President of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. he joined me today to discuss the reauthorization of the Exim Bank: Audio: 05-20hhs-josten Transcript: HH: I was giving Rick Perry a hard time about Export-Import Bank. Show More Summary
RICK PERRY ON HILLARY: “This is not a lapse of one’s memory. It is a lapse of one’s ethics.”
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry joined me today to discuss a wide range of 2016 issues: Audio: 05-20hhs-perry Transcript: HH: So pleased to begin this hour with Governor Rick Perry, four term governor of Texas. Governor Perry, welcome back, always a pleasure. RP: Good to be with you, sir, how are you? HH: I’m terrific. Show More Summary
Rick Perry has been studying oratory with a former Shakespeare actor, and it showed on Monday, when the former Texas governor paced around a small gathering in a two-stoplight-town farming village Iowa. Perry stretched his hands apart like a huge balloon when he talked about Texas’ job growth. He dramatically swung two fingers in a…
Candidates like Rick Perry, Gerald Ford and Dan Quayle prove there's no IQ test when it comes to running for president or veep....
Cross-posted from the Texas Tribune ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa — Former Gov. Rick Perry on Monday weighed in on the latest issue to animate the GOP’s 2016 presidential field, volunteering that he would not have invaded Iraq knowing what he does now. Perry raised the issue while discussing the news that the Islamic State group had […]