Rick Perry on possible 2016 presidential run: ‘America is a great place for second chances’

Jamie Weinstein Senior Writer
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Facing off with late night show host Jimmy Kimmel Wednesday morning, Rick Perry advised the ABC funny man that he does interviews while packing heat.

“I do interviews with a gun,” Perry said — presumably joking, but who knows? — after Kimmel recounted how the Texas governor once killed a coyote during a jog and questioned why he would carry a gun on his runs.

Perry also explained to Kimmel his position on decriminalizing marijuana and whether he is considering another presidential run in 2016.

“Why would you run for president? I mean, it didn’t go that great last time,” Kimmel quipped.

“You know, America is a great place for second chances,” Perry retorted.

“Jimmy Kimmel Live” is filming in Austin, Texas this week during the South by Southwest conference.

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