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Rick Perry to greet
Obama on Dallas tarmac

Politico, by Katie Glueck

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Posted By:StormCnter, 7/9/2014 5:04:06 PM

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is slated to greet President Barack Obama on the tarmac in Dallas on Wednesday ahead of a likely private meeting with him in the Lone Star State, a spokesman for the governor said. Perry, a Republican and potential 2016 presidential contender, has been pushing Obama to come to the Texas border with Mexico to see the influx of illegal immigrants, many of them minors, gathering there in what’s been described as a mounting humanitarian crisis. The governor had previously declined to greet the president at the Austin airport and, in a letter to the White House, asked

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Reply 1 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 7/9/2014 5:13:35 PM     (No. 9917282)

Watch Obama do the quick tarmac handshake and then not have time for the meeting or only have 5 minutes for it.
He´s 100% untrustworthy.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tip35c, 7/9/2014 5:16:05 PM     (No. 9917283)

Perry mentioned wanting to meet with Obama on matters of substance. Obama probably mis-heard it as "substances".

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 7/9/2014 5:50:12 PM     (No. 9917316)

We´ll get another WH photo of Obama looking concerned like the Christie photo after Sandy. The only thing that accomplished was Obie´s reelection.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/9/2014 6:05:36 PM     (No. 9917338)

Eh -- say what?

Posted here two days ago:

Rick Perry Wants meeting With
Obama, Not Handshake
Wall Street Journal by Colleen McCain Nelson

Posted by JoniTx on 7/7/2014 10:184 PM

When President Barack Obama arrives in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday, Gov. Rick Perry won’t be there to greet the commander in chief. The Texas governor’s office said the White House had invited Mr. Perry to meet the president on the tarmac in Austin. But in a letter Mr. Perry sent Monday, he told the president: Thanks, but no thanks. Instead, Mr. Perry suggested the two meet privately to discuss the surge in children and other migrants from Central America illegally crossing the U.S. border...

Is there not even one governor in this country who will stand up to the collectivist tyrant?


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Reply 5 - Posted by: Gagolfer, 7/9/2014 6:20:29 PM     (No. 9917350)

Perry did get what he wanted- a private meeting on the helicopter and then a larger meeting with other TX officials.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 7/9/2014 6:50:58 PM     (No. 9917389)

Wow, that´s some kinda leadership there, Mr. pResident.

You skunk.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/9/2014 7:10:13 PM     (No. 9917416)

#4. The President wanted Governor Perry to meet his plane on the Austin tarmac to welcome him to Texas. The President wanted nothing more than a handshake. Rick Perry refused, demanding a private meeting instead of a tarmac handshake. The President agreed to a private meeting in Dallas and so Perry met the plane on the DALLAS tarmac with a handshake and a meeting to come later in the day. Rick Perry won this round.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: StuartL, 7/9/2014 8:29:49 PM     (No. 9917518)

#7 -- Thank you for clarifying. With such diligent LDotters deciphering the obfuscations of the press, and with a few more governors like Rick Perry, there may be hope for us yet.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/9/2014 9:32:23 PM     (No. 9917616)

Thanks #7. Good old Katie trying to make Governor Perry look bad. Go Governor!!

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