Supporter Says Rick Perry May Announce Presidential Run As Soon As Next Week

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In an email obtained by The Washington Post, a supporter of Rick Perry says the Texas Governor may announce he will run for President as soon as next week.His entrance into the race has been anticipated/expected by many, and is likely to shake up the GOP playing field in Iowa — the home of the first-in-the-nation caucuses.

The email from Gene Powell, says, “We expect that announcement in a week to 10 days” and instructs supporters to start writing checks today. He added that the checks would be refunded if Perry decided against running.

A Perry spokesman told the Post that the governor still has not made his final decision about entering the race.

Read the full report at The Washington Post

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