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Rick Perry opposes the federal government setting minimum wage

By W. Gardner Selby
Published on Monday, June 2nd, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

In an email blast to reporters, the Democratic National Committee said Texas Gov. Rick Perry doesn't think there should be a federal minimum wage.

We wondered.

In two televised interviews, Perry this year said indeed he doesn't think the federal government should set a minimum wage, though he also said he's unsure about repealing it--if he had such power.

See the pivotal interview in the video to the right, perched next to our check of the committee's claim.

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Names in this article: Rick Perry

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