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Rick Perry’s Lawyers File Second Request For Case Dismissal

By Tony Plohetski, Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — Attorneys for Gov. Rick Perry, indicted last month on charges related to his veto threat of money for the Travis County District Attorney’s Office, have filed another request for a judge to throw out the case. The motion to dismiss the indictment filed Monday makes many of […]

September 8, 2014

Rick Perry’s Lawyers Accuse Democrats Of Pushing A ‘Red Herring’

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team on Thursday stepped up its aggressive strategy to fight two felony charges against him, arguing that Democrats were floating a “red herring” by suggesting that Perry was motivated to veto funding for a Texas public integrity unit because the office was investigating one […]

August 21, 2014

Rick Perry Defiant As He’s Booked, Has Mug Shot Taken At Courthouse

By Wayne Slater and Marissa Barnett, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Governor Rick Perry struck a tight smile for his mug shot Tuesday and issued a spirited defense against charges of abusing his power, vowing “to fight this injustice with every fiber of my being.” “The actions I took were lawful, they […]

August 20, 2014

Gov. Perry’s Legal Team Call Charges ‘Outrageous Assault’

By Christy Hoppe and Wayne Slater, The Dallas Morning News AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s team of nationally prominent lawyers previewed his legal and public relations strategy Monday, blasting the coercion and abuse of power charges against him as an “outrageous assault on the rule of law.” The attorneys, in their first appearance, […]

August 19, 2014