FILE - Steve Forbes speaks during a press conference ahead of Forbes Global CEO Conference 2011 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo. Forbes said Thursday Oct. 20, 2011 that Texas Gov. Rick Perry is preparing to unveil a plan designed to simplify the federal tax code and lower the rate that many people pay on income and investments. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, FILE)