Thursday, August 25, 2011

A right-wing Texas billionaire is hosting a Christian “call to action” retreat for the Perry campaign this weekend. Governor Perry is expected to address the private gathering of Christian social conservatives at the Texas Hill Country Ranch of Dr. James Leininger.

Leininger is a political king maker who is a controversial, divisive force even within his own party. Leininger's personal and political finances also have long intertwined with those of Rick Perry.

Read TPJ’s new backgrounder on Dr. James Leininger entitled Rick Perry’s Heavenly Host.