Perry says eliminate 3 agencies, can't name them
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry says he would eliminate three federal agencies. Just don't ask him to name them.
The Texas governor on Wednesday night struggled during a debate with his rivals and said he would nix the Commerce and Education departments. He drew a blank when the moderator asked what the third agency would be.
Perry previously has called on the elimination of the Energy Department.
Perry is only saying "oops" for drawing a blank on a favorite subject of criticism on the campaign trail.
He has struggled at previous debates and although he's committed to four more, his advisers are considering skipping future ones.