FILE: In this Aug. 22, 2015, file photo Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Perry, on Sept. 11, 2015, is dropping out of the 2016 race for president. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File)
FILE: In this Aug. 22, 2015, file photo Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Perry, on Sept. 11, 2015, is dropping out of the 2016 race for president. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File) Paul Vernon AP
FILE: In this Aug. 22, 2015, file photo Republican presidential candidate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit hosted by Americans for Prosperity at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. Perry, on Sept. 11, 2015, is dropping out of the 2016 race for president. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon, File) Paul Vernon AP

Perry praised as he exits GOP presidential race

September 11, 2015 04:39 PM