Rick Perry Research Paper

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Rick Perry was born on March 4, 1950 in Paint Creek, Texas. As a boy he was active in boy scouts and eventually earned the highest rank of Eagle Scout. In 1968 he graduated from Paint Creek High School in 1968 and entered Texas A&M University. In 1972 he graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science. While in college he joined Corps of Cadets and earned commission in the Air-Force. He left the Air-Force in 1977 and to enter the cotton farming business with his dad. In 1984, Perry was elected to the Texas House of Representatives. He was a Democrat who served three 2 year terms in office. In 1988 Perry supported Al Gore in the democratic presidential primaries and chaired the Gore campaign in Texas. In December of 200, Rick Perry assumed the Governorship when the governor George W. Bush resigned to become the president of the United States. Rick Perry held the position of governor for Texas for 14 years, the longest Texas has ever seen. Perry had run for president twice. Once in 2011 and again in 2015 both times he failed to attract enough voters to become a leader in the race.…show more content…
Perry had stopped paying staff across the country. The whole Perry team in South Carolina had relocated to the Dawson Public Affairs building. Perry was also not able to pay the $40,000 filing fee to get on the states poll. On September 18th there was a presidential forum hosted by the South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Former South Carolina Sen. Jim DeMint. In the end Matt Moore had made headlines telling the Charleston Post and the courier that “Rick Perry is on life support in South
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