Sunday, June 26, 2022

Governor Perry booked in Travis County on two federal charges

Governor Perry's mugshot via Twitter
Governor Perry’s mugshot via Twitter

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry, the longest-serving governor in Texas history, turned himself in amid the cheers of supporters at the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday to face two felony counts of abuse of power.

He was not a contrite defendant.

“I believe in the rule of law,” he told the crowd. “We will prevail.,”

Perry, a Republican who is considering a run for president in 2016, has vehemently denounced the charges in televised press conferences and through his legal team. 

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  1. …something keeps reminding me of the former governor of Louisiana – Edwin Edwards whenever I think of Rick Perry…of course, Edwards didn’t have to change to a Republican to get elected…how many years did he get….10?…15?….whatever it was, he was probably slick enough to not have to serve all of it…kind of like slick Rick would be…

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