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Rick Perry's Public Statements on Issue: National Security

Full Name: James 'Rick' Richard Perry
Office: Governor (TX), Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2000
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Anita; 2 Children: Griffin, Sydney
Birth Date: 03/04/1950
Birth Place: Paint Creek, TX
Home City: Austin, TX
Religion: Methodist
Date Title
July 31, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Congress' Inability to Advance Border Security Legislation
July 21, 2014 Gov. Perry Deploys Texas National Guard Troops to Border
July 11, 2014 Isolationist Policies Make the Threat of Terrorism Even Greater
July 11, 2014 Securing the Border Must be Top Priority
July 9, 2014 Gov. Perry Presses President Obama to Immediately Secure Southern Border
July 3, 2014 Hearing of the House Homeland Security Committee - Border Crisis
June 19, 2014 FOX "The O'Reilly Factor" - Transcript: Taliban Deal
June 17, 2014 FOX "Sean Hannity" - Transcript: "Southern Border Surge a 'National Disaster'
May 29, 2014 Gov. Perry Urges Texans to Prepare for 2014 Hurricane Season
April 16, 2014 Gov. Perry Authorizes Additional Disaster Recovery Funds for City of West
April 2, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on Ft. Hood Shooting
March 18, 2014 Statement by Gov. Perry on National Guard Reductions
March 13, 2014 Gov. Perry Appeals Denial of Presidential Disaster Declaration for Winter Storms
Jan. 25, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Appeals FEMA Denial of Individual Assistance for Central Texans Affected by Floods
Dec. 13, 2013 Gov. Perry Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for Central Texas Flood Damage
Dec. 5, 2013 Gov. Perry Issues Emergency Proclamation in Anticipation of Winter Storm
Sept. 13, 2013 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Star of Texas Awards
Sept. 11, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on 12th Anniversary of 9/11
June 12, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on FEMA's Denial of Funds for West
May 31, 2013 Gov. Perry: Emergency Response Starts with Individual Preparedness
May 16, 2013 Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on West Investigation Results
April 17, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on Incident in West
April 15, 2013 Statement by Gov. Perry on the Boston Marathon Tragedy
April 10, 2013 Gov. Perry Honors Troops at Center for Terrorism Law 10th Anniversary
June 1, 2012 Gov. Perry Urges All Texans to Prepare for 2012 Hurricane Season
May 11, 2012 USAF Decision Puts Gulf Coast Lives in Danger
April 20, 2012 Governor Perry Renews Proclamation Extending Drought Emergency
April 11, 2012 Governor Perry: Keep Critical Disaster Recovery Air Assets in Texas
April 2, 2012 Remarks by Governor Perry - Texas' Emergency Response Team is Second to None
Jan. 7, 2012 2012 ABC/Yahoo!/WMUR New Hampshire Republican Primary Debate
Dec. 26, 2011 Gov. Rick Perry on Christmas Day Bombings in Nigeria
Nov. 12, 2011 CBS "CBS News/National Journal Debate" - Transcript
Nov. 3, 2011 The Washington Times - When I am President …
Oct. 18, 2011 CNN Western Republican Presidential Debate
Oct. 12, 2011 ABC News - Rick Perry Hits President Obama on Energy and Jobs
Sept. 30, 2011 Statement from Gov. Rick Perry on Death of al Qaida Leader Anwar al-Awlaki
Sept. 22, 2011 Fox News-Google GOP Debate
Sept. 20, 2011 Gov. Perry's Remarks at Israel-Palestine Press Conference
Sept. 12, 2011 CNN "CNN-Tea Party Republican Debate" - Transcript
Sept. 11, 2011 Gov. Perry: Images of September 11th are Forever in Our Minds
Sept. 9, 2011 Gov. Perry Announces Emergency Hotel Voucher Program for Victims of Bastrop County Fire
Sept. 7, 2011 Republican Debate at the Reagan Presidential Library
Sept. 7, 2011 Statement from Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Bombing in India
Sept. 6, 2011 Texas Task Force 1 Deploys to Bastrop County
Sept. 6, 2011 Gov. Perry Takes Aerial Tour of Wildfire Damage in Central Texas
Sept. 5, 2011 Gov. Perry: All Necessary State Resources Made Available to Protect Lives, Property
Sept. 5, 2011 Gov. Perry's Remarks Regarding Wildfires in Bastrop County
Sept. 5, 2011 Gov. Perry: All Necessary State Resources Made Available to Protect Lives, Property
Sept. 1, 2011 Gov. Perry Urges Caution This Holiday Weekend as Wildfire Conditions Persist
Aug. 29, 2011 Gov. Perry's Remarks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars 112th National Convention
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