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Gov. Rick Perry steps up defense, calls indictment legal overreach

Gov. Rick Perry issued a fresh defense Sunday against allegations that he illegally tried to cripple a county watchdog office as the chief prosecutor rebuffed Republican barbs that the case is a partisan stunt.

Perry defended the funding cuts last year to Travis County’s district attorney, saying he’d lost confidence in the district attorney when she refused his calls to resign after a drunken-driving arrest. Perry, a Republican, said if he had to do it again, he would “make exactly the same decision.”

Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/news/local-news/20140817-gov.-rick-perry-calls-indictment-legal-overreach.ece

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