November 10th, 2011
07:44 AM ET
6 years ago

Perry: 'I stepped in it'

(CNN)- During an interview on "CNN's American Morning"Texas Gov. Rick Perry said he made a "mistake" when he failed to remember the Department of Energy while listing government agencies he'd choose to cut in Wednesday's debate.

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Filed under: 2012 • Content Partner • Debate • Rick Perry • TV-American Morning
soundoff (11 Responses)
  1. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    Thank God, Perry will be stepping in it back in Texas when he quits the race. He is dumber than a Bachmann.

    November 10, 2011 07:55 am at 7:55 am |
  2. moruk

    We do our best to keep folks like Rick Perry here in Texas where he won't be noticed too much, but sometimes even the dumbest bulls will stray out of the pasture. About all we can do is round 'em up and bring 'em back to the ole A&M pasture.

    November 10, 2011 07:58 am at 7:58 am |
  3. Dean

    This won't hurt Perry. The nomination is not his to lose.

    November 10, 2011 08:01 am at 8:01 am |
  4. Dave

    Yeah, this is the guy I want in charge. Dumb. As. Dirt.

    November 10, 2011 08:04 am at 8:04 am |
  5. ST

    Perry is always stepping on landmines. Lucky him they have not ripped him off!

    November 10, 2011 08:23 am at 8:23 am |
  6. Dustin

    He's just stealing what Ron Paul's been saying for years.

    November 10, 2011 08:35 am at 8:35 am |
  7. Rudy NYC

    I wonder what Mr.s Perry has to say about the criticism of her husband now. I don't think the worst criticism ever was because of his religious background.or beliefs. It's him.

    November 10, 2011 08:36 am at 8:36 am |
  8. gg

    cutting the epa would create jobs –cleaning oil off ducks and shorelines–investigating why your house burn,t down because of the drinking water–why your kids have three arms

    November 10, 2011 09:10 am at 9:10 am |
  9. Dominican mama 4 Obama

    "Perry: 'I stepped in it'
    Yup, you did "Deep in the heart of Texas..."!

    November 10, 2011 09:11 am at 9:11 am |
  10. chuck weidemann

    Just cut everything!! Now you don't have to remember anything..... Oh by the way someone needs to disconnect the " button" don't want President Perry pushing it because he's forgotten what it does!

    November 10, 2011 09:28 am at 9:28 am |
  11. Lee

    Maybe he should borrow Sarah Palin's pen and write some notes on his hand next time.

    November 10, 2011 09:39 am at 9:39 am |