Perry and Obama remain miles apart
By Bill Adair
Published on Friday, May 13th, 2011 at 10:23 a.m.
It's fair to say President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Rick Perry aren't particularly close.
During his re-election campaign, Perry was so intent in showing his distance from Obama that he said he had never had a call from the White House. We found evidence of several conversations, including one on Perry's calendar marked "Phone Call: White House Intergovernmental Affairs/BP Oil Spill." Perry earned a Pants on Fire.
This week, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney claimed Perry declined to meet with Obama when he visited Texas. We checked the details and gave Carney a Mostly True.
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