Perry tries to limit the damage after gaffe
November 10th, 2011
07:59 AM ET
2 years ago

Perry tries to limit the damage after gaffe

(CNN) - The morning after a debate gaffe that many political watchers say will go down in modern political history, Gov. Rick Perry of Texas said his "brain freeze" shows that he is not "the slickest politician" among the field of Republican presidential hopefuls.

During the debate in Rochester, Michigan on Wednesday night, Perry said he would eliminate three federal agencies if elected president - but he was able to name only two of them.

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