Alan Dershowitz Governor Perry drunk driving arrest
Texas Gov. Rick Perry joked during his first interview since his press conference following a grand jury indictment. The Republican governor is accused of abusing power by vetoing funds for the Travis County district attorney, a Democrat.
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00:01 This story we've been following for more than a year.
00:04 I caught up exclusively Monday night with Texas governor Rick Perry
00:08 and spoke to him for the first time since his news
00:10 conference. Following the grand jury indictment. Well you have -- I
00:15 looked pretty good you look you look like your opinion could.
00:18 Come on give me better and and do you believe that
00:21 this whole thing is about partisan politics why do you think
00:24 that what makes you think that well let's just look at
00:27 what. Alan Dershowitz says let's see what Jonathan chat sentence. These
00:33 are. The men and women who on the Democrat side of
00:37 the -- -- say it is outrageous totalitarian enemy. Those are
00:41 Democrats and that that's -- me didn't you threatened Rosemary limber
00:45 I clearly tell folks what I was gonna do with --
00:49 With the funding and I did that there wasn't any --
00:52 and I spoke clearly that -- lost confidence in her after
00:55 seeing the video. This indictment stems from Governor Perry first telling
00:58 Rosemary limber that she must step down following her drunk driving
01:02 arrest last year. Or that he would withhold seven point two
01:05 million dollars in funding for her public integrity unit. She didn't
01:09 resign and the governor did -- that money.