“For too long, we Republicans have been content to lose the black vote because we found that we could win elections without it. But when we gave up on trying to win the support of African-Americans, we lost our moral legitimacy as the party of Lincoln. As the party of equal opportunity for all.” -former Texas Governor Rick Perry
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry, a candidate for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, addressed the National Press Club last week in Washington.
His remarks as prepared for delivery and a video of his remarks followed by a Q & A are posted below:Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Rick Perry | Tags: 2016 Presidential politics, Economic Opportuntiy, Governor Rick Perry, Race, Rick Perry | 3 Comments »