Rick Perry: 'I Confronted Barack Obama'

More

Texas Gov. Rick Perry attempted to hand President Obama a letter on the runway of the Austin airport, and this, in the terms of Perry's re-election campaign, counts as a confrontation--a moment Perry touts, with footage, in a new TV ad that focuses on immigration and border security.


"I recently confronted Barack Obama with detailed steps to reduce drug cartel violence along the border," Perry says in the ad, which shows footage of the attempted letter hand-off.

As Hotline OnCall's Jeremy Jacobs explains, Obama didn't actually take the letter. An aide did, instead.

See the ad below:



See Jacobs' post at Hotline OnCall for more.
Jump to comments
Presented by

Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

Why Do Men Assume They're So Great?

Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, authors of this month's Atlantic cover story, sit down with Hanna Rosin to discuss the power of confidence and how self doubt holds women back. 


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Where Time Comes From

The clocks that coordinate your cellphone, GPS, and more

Video

Computer Vision Syndrome and You

Save your eyes. Take breaks.

Video

What Happens in 60 Seconds

Quantifying human activity around the world

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In