Tag: Gov Rick Perry

31% of U.S. Govt Assets Are Student Loans

Late last week, the U.S. Treasury Department released its annual financial report for the U.S. Government. The document calculates the government’s total number of assets and liabilities. Unsurprisingly, the report offered another grim picture of the nation’s fiscal health.

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Lawmaker: ‘More Work to Do’ to Defund Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin

Though Gov. Scott Walker redirected approximately $1 million of prior Wisconsin funding that went primarily to Planned Parenthood in his state to other public women’s health centers that do not provide abortions, a state lawmaker says there is “more work to do” and is seeking to completely defund the organization in the state.

Scott Walker Stole Headlines In Iowa; Dr. Carson Had The Crowd

At a weekend event in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa, Dr. Ben Carson seemed to draw the biggest crowd of reporters and supporters. When asked what he plans to do to continue to rise in the polls, Carson told Breitbart News, “Be myself and if people like that, I’ll rise – and if they don’t I’ll fall.”

Rick Perry Comes Out in Favor of Obama Trade Deal

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry came out in favor of President Barack Obama’s secret trade deal on Thursday, joining just two of his fellow Republicans in the 2016 hunt—most of the rest are either deathly silent or adamantly opposed—Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.