AYNOR — Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Tuesday he’ll make a decision whether to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination early next summer, but many of those who saw him in Horry County thought he already has.
While the rest of the country struggled to recover from the recession, the economy in Texas has been on fire. Thanks to a boom in horizontal drilling and fracking, the state’s oil output has more than doubled over the past three years to 3.18 million barrels per day—a level not seen since 1976.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) spoke at Dartmouth College to a student gathering last night and suggested the age rising would be North American: A union of Mexico, America and Canada held together and advanced by immense indigenous energy resources.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing the early waters for a possible 2016 presidential campaign during a swing through New Hampshire this week, but doesn’t plan to make a final decision on a run until at least May, according to The Associated Press.