Texas topper does live interview with Carl Cameron — sidesteps Christie question, doesn’t take the bait on Obama/soft question, and gives his standard reply on immigration.
Opens interview with saying he has “strong record” on illegal immigration, right to refuse “kicking [illegals] to the curb.”
Applauds Obama for keeping Gitmo open but criticizes draw down, says setting a date signals to the enemy when to resume attacks.
Perry admits “not the best debater,” but economic policies make him most qualified to lead the country.
On Christie, Perry gives non-answer on NJ Guv’s 2012 prospects. Acknowledges he worked “very, very hard” to help get Christie elected in 2009.