Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday said he supports keeping the state-funded unit of prosecutors investigating public corruption that Gov. Rick Perry vetoed, a move that later led to a felony indictment.
The indictment, booking and mugshot of Texas governor Rick Perry has taken on a life of its own, being placed onto t-shirts referencing his legal battle, and his likely second run for the White House in 2016.
Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer.
Craig McDonald is the man who got the legal case rolling against Governor Perry.
Friends of indicted Texas Governor Rick Perry are expected to rally outside the Austin Courthouse as he turns himself in for booking this afternoon.
“This is nothing more than banana republic politics,” said Tony Buzbee, the lead attorney of the five lawyers Gov. Perry hired.
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.
As a forensic accountant, Larry Kanter follows the money. He watches where it comes from and where it goes. From an accounting standpoint, Kanter says he’s impressed with the 107-page indictment against Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price.
The CBS 11 I-Team uncovered the names of at least six companies referenced in the John Wiley Price indictment. Dallas city leaders are taking that list and reviewing their own contracts.
The names of the businesses involved in the John Wiley Price case were intentionally left off the indictment. Instead, they were given aliases like “Business A” or “Business B.”