Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Rick Perry's file

Perry

Republican from Texas

Rick Perry has been governor of Texas since late December 2000. He was re-elected in 2002, 2006 and 2010. He unsucessfully ran for president in 2012 before deciding not to run again in 2014, though he also was exploring a second run for president.

Perry's statements by ruling

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  • True24 (%)(24)
  • Mostly True21 (%)(21)
  • Half True41 (%)(41)
  • Mostly False27 (%)(27)
  • False30 (%)(30)
  • Pants on Fire18 (%)(18)

Rick Perry's website

Recent statements involving Rick Perry

Recent stories featuring Rick Perry

Rick Perry celebrates Iowa ice cream, reminding us of food fact checks

Rick Perry, in Iowa, took note of a town's claim to being some kind of ice cream history.

 

Traitor!

 

We kid. But Perry's tweet got us to wondering how often we get to check claims tied to what we eat.

Report: Texan Rick Perry poised to announce for president

The Dallas Morning News advises, here, that Rick Perry plans to declare his second bid for president June 4 in Dallas.

 

Translation: We're about 20 days away from Texans Perry and Ted Cruz facing off for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination--plus a few others, of course.

 

 

Flip-flop: Rick Perry newly opposes Export-Import Bank

Rick Perry as governor urged Congress to keep the Export-Import Bank alive.

 

Perry, no longer governor, this week declared the bank should die. That's a FULL FLOP for Perry on the PolitiFact Flip-O-Meter.

Biggest Texas tax cut ever? Not

Van Taylor touted tax changes approved by the Texas Senate as the biggest tax cuts in Texas history.

 

They weren't, we found.

Scott Walker, Greg Abbott and the Truth-O-Meter

Scott Walker and Greg Abbott, both visiting the Texas-Mexico border, have something else in common.

 

Truth-O-Meter records!

 

Walker, governor of his state longer than Abbott has led Texas, has been checked more often, though.