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Confident Perry: “I intend to fight,
& I intend to win”

Breitbart Texas, by Sarah Rumpf

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/17/2014 9:42:50 AM

AUSTIN, Texas — In a brief press conference at the Capitol this afternoon, Texas Governor Rick Perry responded to the indictment issued against him by a Travis County grand jury Friday. The governor was confident and optimistic, but also revealed irritation and frustration at what he characterized as politically motivated attacks on him and his office. Perry delivered a prepared statement and then answered a few questions from the press. As previously reported by Breitbart Texas, the indictment alleges that Perry abused his power as governor when he threatened to veto funding for the Public Integrity Unit, an anti-corruption division

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hotcorner, 8/17/2014 10:57:47 AM     (No. 9969055)

The Democrats tell us what politicians they fear - Christie, Walker, Perry, Palin. Who is next?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jond, 8/17/2014 11:08:27 AM     (No. 9969062)

The last pix of Lehmberg in the police station show her threatening someone, probably the photographer, making the gun sign.

"Unfit" doesn´t even come close. She should be in jail.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: M2, 8/17/2014 11:32:31 AM     (No. 9969088)

He will win.

The Democrat character-assassination team stepped on their respective cranks with this stunt. All it will do is create sympathy for Perry, raise his national profile and give conservatives AND Perry a huge microphone for conservatism.

Nicely done, Democrats. Early Christmas presents are nice.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: oh-heck, 8/17/2014 11:33:04 AM     (No. 9969089)

Lehmberg is an elected County DA. Because Austin is in Travis County, the county DA can bring indictments against state official or state regulated industry (insurance). If Lehmberg had resigned after being convicted of drunk driving, Perry would have appointed a replacement to serve until the next election. In all likelihood the county would elect another Democrat. In the meantime, they would lose their ability to attack GOP leaders.

The Travis County DAs have a history of bringing frivolous claims against GOP leaders. The goal is not get a conviction, it is to end their careers. Lehmberg however was indicted, convicted, and spent time in jail for drunk driving.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Evocatus, 8/17/2014 11:33:12 AM     (No. 9969090)

The theory used by the District Attorney to indict Governor Perry could be used by the Attorney General of Texas to indict the District Attorney for his indictment of Governor Perry, as the District Attorney´s actions are clearly a political attack. Turnabout is fair play.

This political attack on Governor Perry demonstrates just how much the demoncrats fear Governor Perry as a Presidential Candidate. The demoncrats, who can only function in lockstep to a master plan, have now tipped their hand and have demonstrated their fear of Governor Perry.

In my opinion, the demoncrats have moved too soon on too broad a reach, and will ultimately undo themselves as this ridiculous move garners additional support for Governor Perry.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Evocatus, 8/17/2014 11:35:33 AM     (No. 9969092)

There are not nearly enough copies circulating of DA Lehmert´s DUI arrest and booking. Therefore, in the interests of public service, I post. No need to thank me, just doing my duty:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7y7oJ266qI


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Reply 7 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/17/2014 11:43:27 AM     (No. 9969097)

Perry WILL win this and it WILL come back to bite the leftists. How many people would have seen the videos of Lehmberg´s arrest if they hadn´t pulled this stunt? I can´t wait til those videos are shown during the trial.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: An Afternoon Walk, 8/17/2014 12:08:17 PM     (No. 9969134)

I love Rick Perry. This guy is not a coward. We need more leaders like him. Keep on keepin on, we will stand with you, Governor!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/17/2014 12:21:16 PM     (No. 9969155)

What we have to remember is that this is a criminal indictment, so Governor Perry will have to turn himself in and there will be a mug shot. Even if the charges were miraculously dropped the very next day, the mug shot will be all over the Internet and will be widely used if Rick Perry decides to run for President.

I am truly sad it has come to this.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: mc squared, 8/17/2014 12:32:57 PM     (No. 9969182)

#9; and the presidential ads in ´16 will have bars superimposed over Perry while urging votes for Hillary Clinton.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: stablemoney, 8/17/2014 1:03:56 PM     (No. 9969229)

The Travis County DA´s filed ethics charges against Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison 3 times, all dismissed. They filed charges against Tom Delay, eventually dismissed. But this is the left´s way. Ted Stevens of Alaska, more charges, dismissed after he lost the election because of them and died. Sarah Palin had so many ethics charges filed against her that she had no more time or money to do her job, and resigned. This is the stinking, lying left´s way of business, and I hope it comes back to them.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: web, 8/17/2014 2:06:16 PM     (No. 9969298)

Perry is absolutely right. No Democrat should ever be allowed to work in any government division that has Integrity in its title. They don´t even know what the word means. Or character, ethics, and morality.

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