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Texas v. Perry Emerges From Years
of Struggle Over Anticorruption Unit

New York Times, by David Montgomery

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Posted By:StormCnter, 8/27/2014 4:27:01 AM

AUSTIN, Tex. — The trail to Rick Perry’s indictment began with way too many drinks and a drunken-driving arrest for Rosemary Lehmberg, the Travis County district attorney, that was captured in embarrassing detail on videotape. But the conflict between Republicans who control state government and the Democratic district attorney’s office has been playing out for years, forming a complicated back story to the unfolding legal drama known as the State of Texas v. James Richard “Rick” Perry. Mr. Perry’s powerhouse defense team filed a motion on Monday to dismiss the felony indictment, asserting that the 64-year-old governor and prospective 2016 presidential candidate

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: texpub, 8/27/2014 7:04:53 AM     (No. 9982826)

Article states that Texans for Public Justice, a liberal-leaning non-partisan group was involved. They are a liberal and partisan group. Author tipped his hand right there.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bugboy, 8/27/2014 8:20:12 AM     (No. 9982893)

This unit should not exist. It holds sway over the entire state of Texas without having ever having been voted on by the people of Texas. It´s patiently un-constitutional.

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