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Tom DeLay calls Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s indictment a ‘conspiracy’

by Joseph Weber,
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.…


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…


Rick Perry indicted for alleged abuse of power in veto dispute

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…


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,…


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…


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…


Rick Perry’s sharp elbows a warmup for 2016?

by Ralph Z. Hallow - The Washington Times
Published on July 15, 2014

Whether he runs or not, Texas Gov. Rick Perry commands plenty of attention on the 2016 Republican presidential stage, and he knows it.
He demanded…


Rick Perry’s Immigration Meeting With Obama Produces Photo for the Ages

by Abby Ohlheiser, Yahoo! News
Published on July 10, 2014

So, how did President Obama’s meeting with Republican Governor Rick Perry go today? In a statement on Wednesday, Obama described the meeting as “constructive,” but,…


Texas Governor Rick Perry says U.S. border less secure now

by Stephen Dinan and Dave Boyer-The Washington Times
Published on July 4, 2014

Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday that the surge of people illegally crossing the southwestern border has become such a distraction for immigration agents that…


Perry Gives Fiery Speech & Impression He’ll Run For President

by Jack Fink, CBS 11 DFW  |  published on June 7, 2014

FORT WORTH – Governor Rick Perry isn’t running for any political office, but he still knows how to bring Republicans to their feet.
Before thousands of Republicans at the Texas GOP Convention in Fort Worth, the Governor dished out political red meat. “The National Democrats think Texas is the new battleground. We’ll, let’s be really clear. Texas will be their…