FILE - In this July 29, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, greets New York Daily News publisher Mortimer Zuckerman during a luncheon hosted by the Committee to Unleash Prosperity, at the the Yale Club in New York. Newspaper publisher Tronc has acquired the Daily News, a storied New York tabloid newspaper that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2017, but has been buffeted by the changing media environment, announced Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Rick Perry drops 2012 bid
Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced on January 19 that he was ending his presidential bid and endorsed rival Newt Gingrich.