“Like all of you, I love this country deeply,” said Perry in his opening remarks. “Father, our heart breaks for America,” Perry said as he led the crowd in prayer. Perry had invited the other 49 governors. Brownback, briefly joined Perry on stage after a videotaped message from Governor Rick Scott (R-Fla.) was played.
America needs you. “Father, our heart breaks for America,” Perry said, leading the crowd at Reliant Stadium in prayer. Perry and his aides insist the event, which he conceived and organized, is strictly nonpolitical. Many attendees brought well-worn Bibles stacked with notations or stowed in well-worn cases.