Rick Perry


It’s three agencies of government, when I get there, that are gone—Commerce, Education and the, um, what’s the third one there? Let’s see…

The third agency of government I would do away with—the education, uh, the, uh, commerce and let’s see. I can’t—the third one. Sorry. Oops.

(15 minutes later.)

By the way, it was the Department of Energy I was talking about.

– Potential Chair of the Department of Energy Rick Perry, 2011