Articles Tagged 'Rick Perry'

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…


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…

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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,…