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Why the Gov. Rick Perry prosecution
unconstitutionally intrudes on the
gubernatorial veto power

Washington Post, by Eugene Volokh

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Posted By:earlybird, 8/21/2014 1:42:30 PM

I’ve been thinking some more about the veto power question: Does the Texas Constitution’s Veto Clause bar prosecuting Gov. Rick Perry for his vetoing the $7.5 million appropriation to drunk-driving D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg’s Public Integrity Unit? (I’m speaking here specifically of Count I, which is based on the veto; I’ve discussed Count II, which is based on the veto threat, elsewhere). Cornell law professor Michael Dorf, for instance, is unpersuaded by the veto power argument: (Snip)On reflection, though, it seems to that the veto power argument is actually quite strong. Let me elaborate. 1. The veto power is a power of

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Interesting analysis and opinion. And from the WaPo, of all places...

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Sardonic, 8/21/2014 1:56:52 PM     (No. 9975331)

It is a shot across the bow to the Republican led Congress regarding Obama´s misuse of power and why it is a-ok

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 8/21/2014 2:02:31 PM     (No. 9975339)

#1 - my sentiments exactly. Lanny Davis´ interest in what goes on in Texas is notable.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Country Boy, 8/21/2014 2:17:36 PM     (No. 9975359)

The entire thing is absurd. The woman is bad, bad drunk. High level responsibility, morality, judgement compromised. Probably has a government issued auto as well. Imagine the lawsuit if she killed somebody while drunk.

If Perry didn´t try to oust her, he should have been impeached.

Dems everywhere are moonbat crazy.

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