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Rick Perry 2016: 12 Noteworthy Tweets by GOP Presidential Hopeful

By    |   Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 04:26 PM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is almost certain to seek the GOP nomination in the 2016 presidential election. Despite the significant issues he encountered during his 2012 campaign, Rick Perry appears to be more than ready to get back in the saddle and give it another go.

Rick Perry is active on social media with three Twitter accounts including his own personal account, a "Team Rick Perry" staff account, and an official "Office of Governor Perry" account.

Here are 12 noteworthy tweets by 2016 GOP presidential hopeful Rick Perry:


1.
Rick Perry takes pride in his commitment to protect the border not only from illegal immigration, but also from the drug cartels.



2. To highlight his economic legacy of opportunity, prosperity and progress in Texas, Rick Perry posted a rather "presidential" video replete with a soundtrack meant to motivate and inspire.



3. Rick Perry calls out President Obama on his lack of action on securing the border. According to Perry, "Five hundred miles south of here in the Rio Grande Valley there is a humanitarian crisis unfolding that has been created by bad public policy and a failure to secure the border. Securing this border is attainable, and the president needs to commit the resources necessary to get this done." Here he invites people to sign the "Secure the Border Petition."


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Rick Perry stands with Israel. "Today's brutal slayings in Jerusalem are acts of shocking evil, even in a world that has sadly become accustomed to acts of barbarism by the forces of evil in the Middle East.



5. Rick Perry retweets the high praise by Forbes regarding the Texas economy.



6. Rick Perry shows his support for America's veterans. "Throughout its history, our nation has been blessed with generations of brave men and women willing to stand on the line between us and our enemies and declare ‘Not on my watch.'



7. The softer side of Rick Perry.



8. Further indication that Rick Perry intends to run for president in 2016.




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9.
Rick Perry holds President Obama accountable for the administration's failed foreign policy decisions.



10. Rick Perry is not afraid to celebrate his success at attracting big business to Texas from less corporate friendly states. Bloomberg reports, "Toyota Motor Corp.’s relocation of its U.S. headquarters to Plano, Texas, may bring $7.2 billion of economic activity over 10 years, according to an analysis for the city."



11. Rick Perry's stance on taking steps to protect Americans from the Ebola virus.



12. Rick Perry looks to the future of space travel. "This announcement represents a huge step forward for our state and continues our nation's proud legacy of scientific advancement."



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Texas Gov. Rick Perry is almost certain to seek the GOP nomination in the 2016 presidential election. Despite the significant issues he encountered during his 2012 campaign, Rick Perry appears to be more than ready to give it another go. Here are 12 noteworthy tweets by 2016 GOP hopeful Rick Perry.
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