abuse of power
What’s a governor to do after getting booked on felony charges? Go for ice cream. Minutes after he was fingerprinted at the Travis County Courthouse, Governor Rick Perry posted a photo on Twitter.
A judge has decided not to issue an arrest warrant for Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a court official said Monday, meaning the Republican can continue traveling the country and gearing up for a possible 2016 presidential run despite being indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power.
Undeterred by indictment, Texas Gov. Rick Perry intends to travel to three major 2016 primary states during the next two weeks even as he faces the prospects of a highly unpresidential booking on felony charges.
Governor Rick Perry has been indicted for abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.
A former Dallas Police officer finds himself on the opposite side of a criminal court case.
A special prosecutor said Friday that he does not plan to call Texas Gov. Rick Perry to testify before a grand jury investigating whether he abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.
A state judge appointed a San Antonio attorney on Monday to act as a special prosecutor to investigate an ethics complaint against Gov. Rick Perry.
A Texas judge says he plans to have a special prosecutor review allegations that Governor Rick Perry abused the powers of his office and broke the law over a veto that cut funding for state public corruption investigators.