Ex-Texas Governor Perry can't pay presidential campaign staff: reports

Republican presidential candidates Jindal and Perry speak during a commercial break at a forum for lower polling candidates held before the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in ClevelandRepublican presidential candidate Rick Perry has stopped paying his campaign staffers, several media outlets reported, saying the former Texas governor’s operations are running out of money. The Washington Post, citing campaign and Super PAC officials as well as other Republicans familiar with Perry’s operations, said fundraising for two-time presidential candidate had dried up. Perry has struggled to gain traction in his second bid for the White House and had consistently been at the bottom of the pack of 17 Republicans seeking the party’s nomination for the 2016 presidential election.

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