The issue rose to the forefront as more than 60,000 signatures have been put on a petition for Texas’ secession that appears on the White House web site We The People.
“Gov. Perry believes in the greatness of our Union, and nothing should be done to change it,” his spokeswoman Catherine Frazier told the Dallas Morning News in a statement.
“But he also shares the frustrations many Americans have with our federal government.” States must lead the way, the statement says — “states like Texas that are making tough decisions to live within their means, keep taxes low, and provide opportunities to job creators so their citizens can provide for their families and prosper.”
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