Gov. Perry Visits Texas National Guard Soldiers and Airmen Training for Deployment in Support of Operation Strong Safety

08/13/14
AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today visited the Camp Swift Army National Guard Training facility for a status report on the Texas National Guard’s (TXNG) training and deployment in support of Operation Strong Safety to combat crime and drug cartel activity in the border region. The governor, joined by Texas Adjutant General John Nichols and Texas Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) Director Steve McCraw, thanked the soldiers and airmen for their commitment and dedication to protecting our state and our nation.

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Rick Perry: Cartels and gangs are really "narcoterrorists"

08/13/14
CBS News
Rebecca Kaplan
Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, praised a group of National Guard troops as the "tip of the spear" in the fight against cartels and gangs as they prepare to deploy to the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Perry: ‘No complaint’ with lege scrutiny of NG deployment

08/13/14
Houston Chronicle
Patrick Svitek
Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday defended his decision to send as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to the border, saying he has “no complaint” with state lawmakers questioning the move and its fiscal consequences.

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Perry Working Hard to Elect Iowa Republicans

08/12/14
The Iowa Republican
Kevin Hall
AMES – One way to build support for a 2016 presidential bid is to make as many friends as possible with Iowa Republican activists and officials in the lead up to the important mid-term elections. No candidate is working harder to do that than Texas Governor Rick Perry.

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Rick Perry's Iowa comeback?

08/12/14
The Hill
Cameron Joseph
Two Texas White House hopefuls wowed Iowa voters this past weekend, but Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and the state’s past two winners might have seen their star fade.

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