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 Are Americans So Bad at Saving Money?

The US is particularly miserable at putting aside money for the future. Should we blame our paychecks or our psychology?


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

The Death of Film

You'll never hear the whirring sound of a projector again.

Video

How to Hunt With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

Video

A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

Video

I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

Video

Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

Writers

Up
Down

More in Politics

Just In