The ghost of Rick Perry’s presidential campaign may haunt his erstwhile rivals for the Republican nomination.
Category: Rick Perry
Rick Perry, who dropped out of the 2016 presidential race on Friday, was always a long shot. It seemed hard to imagine that the erstwhile Texas governor could win the nomination in a field decidedly stronger than the one he failed to overcome in 2012. And in the end (which didn’t come all that long after the beginning), what Perry hoped to be a redemption song turned into a swan song. Mistakes were made. The campaign gambled Perry would make it to the first “varsity” debate and that donors and supporters would believe again. He didn’t and they didn’t. (A necessary disclosure: My wife advised Perry’s ill-fated campaign.)
In a speech delivered at the Eagle Forum in St. Louis, Missouri, on Friday, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced he is dropping out of the presidential race.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday announced that he was suspending his presidential campaign, becoming the first Republican to drop out of the race and kicking off the winnowing stage of the crowded GOP contest.
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – The Eagle Forum Group founded by St. Louisan Phyllis Schlafly is known to draw national political figures eager to reach conservative activists. No one was expecting to be the center of a breaking national news story.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is dropping out of the 2016 presidential race, he announced Friday in St. Louis, Missouri.
KHOU– The war of words continued Sunday between former Texas Governor Rick Perry and Donald Trump and now the campaign has turned personal.
(CNN) Rick Perry said in an interview Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that the shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, earlier this week shows why gun-free zones are “a bad idea” and said he believes people should be able to take their firearms to the movies.
Perry’s comments come mere days after the Lafayette theater shootings, which injured 11 and killed two plus the gunman
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry on Sunday responded to Donald Trump’s controversial comments about Sen. John McCain’s military service, saying that “we’re seeing the real Donald Trump now.”