Texas Gov. Perry Announces Candidacy
KSCB News - August 15, 2011 8:10 am
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has jumped into the
2012 Republican race for president.
He told South Carolina voters in a conference call Saturday that
he wants to win his party’s nomination and take on President Barack
Perry said that "I full well believe I’m going to win."
Word of his entry into the race came about an hour before a
planned speech in Charleston, S.C., where he was kicking off his
During the call with supporters, Perry criticized Obama on
foreign policy and said he would do a better creating jobs. Perry
said he would go to Washington to do his duty and not make friends.