Articles Tagged 'Rick Perry'

Perry Pumps Up Conservative at DC Confab

by KATIE GLUECK | Politico  |  published on February 8, 2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday positioned himself as a pragmatic, pro-compromise presidential candidate, dismissing 2016 rivals whom he said merely seek to be “critic-in-chief.” Perry in recent weeks has sought to portray himself as a more moderate, thoughtful contender than he was during his 2012 campaign, when he entered the race as a firebrand conservative. In an appearance… READ MORE

Is Perry eying White House?

by Cameron Joseph | The Hill  |  published on January 4, 2015
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is just weeks away from leaving office after more than a decade running Texas — and he is turning his eye beyond the Lone Star State as he looks to kick-start another presidential bid. Perry will leave the governor’s mansion after 14 years on Jan. 20. Just a few days later, he’ll be in Iowa… READ MORE

No election hubris: GOP governors acutely aware they need to deliver action

by Ralph Z. Hallow - The Washington Times  |  published on November 20, 2014
If happy days are here again for Republicans, you couldn’t exactly tell from the GOP governors gathering this week in Boca Raton, Florida, where many of the key voices are warning against postelection hubris and imploring action. “The voters’ message was, ‘We like these Republicans leading our states — but not so much at the federal level,’” Texas Gov. Rick… READ MORE

Steve Schmidt joins Rick Perry’s legal team

by MAGGIE HABERMAN | POLITICO  |  published on August 27, 2014
Republican strategist and former John McCain consultant Steve Schmidt has joined the team helping Texas Gov. Rick Perry with the strategy around his indictment, POLITICO has learned. Schmidt is the latest addition to a team that Perry has been expanding with legal hands. The Republican governor, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, has been indicted for allegedly abusing his power by… READ MORE
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Tom DeLay calls Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s indictment a ‘conspiracy’

by Joseph Weber, FOXNews.com
Published on August 19, 2014

Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on Monday sharply criticized the Texas county prosecutor’s office that indicted him and more recently fellow Texas Republican Gov.… READ MORE
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Perry calls indictment a ‘farce’: ‘I wholeheartedly and unequivocally stand behind my veto’

by Kellan Howell - The Washington Times
Published on August 17, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave remarks Saturday on a state jury’s decision to indict him for abusing his vetoing power on Friday saying that he… READ MORE
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Rick Perry indicted for alleged abuse of power in veto dispute

by FoxNews.com
Published on August 16, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry was indicted Friday for allegedly abusing his veto power during a dispute with a public corruption prosecutor over her drunken driving… READ MORE

Rick Perry unveils PAC in Texas

by Jesse Byrnes, The Hill  |  published on August 9, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry unveiled his federal PAC — meant to help fellow Republicans running in midterms — to attendees at a national conservative conference in Fort Worth on Friday. RickPAC, the papers for which the Federal Election Commission processed July 31, is meant to help “elect Republicans to office who share the governor’s philosophy of low taxes, limited government,… READ MORE
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Perry orders troops to border

by Mike Lillis - The Hill
Published on July 22, 2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry announced Monday that he’s deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to help manage the surge of child migrants at… READ MORE
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Gov. Rick Perry Says Texas May Soon Take Steps to Secure the Border — With or Without the Federal Government’s Help

by Erica Ritz, The Blaze
Published on July 18, 2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) has been begging the federal government for years to secure America’s southern border. Now, as America faces what some are… READ MORE