More Rick Perry Articles

  • Rick Perry hires legal dream team

    The team will help him fight charges that he abused his power and coerced a state employee when he tried to muscle a drunk-driving district attorney out of office with a budget veto threat.

  • Ted Cruz builds team for 2016

    In recent weeks, the Cruz team signed contracts with three Republican consultants with national experience and ties to some of the early presidential primary states.

  • Rick Perry just hired someone from ... Bill Clinton's old office?

    Mark Fabiani, former special counsel to President Bill Clinton, has joined the Texas Republican governor's efforts to push back against allegations that he abused his power and unlawfully coerced a district attorney.

  • Perry attorneys want indictment dismissed

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for Texas Gov. Rick Perry are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer. Perry's attorneys filed the motion Monday in district court in Austin. They say the law being...

  • Rick Perry adds another big name to defense team

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power. Mark Fabiani on Monday was announced as the latest hire. He's a former special counsel to President Bill Clinton and was a...

  • A decent lawyer should tell liberals they're damned fools and ought to stop

    Today it seems that many liberal "would-be clients" are in desperate need of what Elihu Root called "a decent lawyer."

  • Rick Perry had a good week, but legal troubles remain

    Considering that he was indicted, Rick Perry has had a pretty good week, but it may not last.

  • Weekly Examiner: 'The entire world is appalled'

    On Tuesday, video was released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria showing one of their men beheading American journalist James Foley. Foley went missing in Syria in November 2012 and hadn't been seen since.

  • Texas Gov. Perry's team will ask judge to end case

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday that he will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges alleging that the possible 2016 presidential candidate abused his power with a veto last summer. Those intentions are unsurprising given that Perry has...

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug. 22

    Virginia Republican candidate for Senate Ed Gillespie will embark on a statewide bus tour that'll run through all of next week.

  • VIDEO: Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses ISIS in D.C. speech

    Speaking at the conservative Heritage Foundation, Texas Gov. Rick Perry warned of the risk ISIS poses not just overseas, but in America, too.

  • Perry presses for greater US involvement in Iraq

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Thursday pressed for a more aggressive U.S. military response in Iraq to combat Islamic state militants, including a sustained air campaign, and signaled he would support sending American ground troops. "We need to have all of our options open," Perry...

  • Rick Perry: We're seeing historic numbers of illegal immigrants from countries with terrorist ties

    Speaking at the Heritage Foundation, the Texas governor placed blame for the border crisis on President Obama's "willful neglect of clear presidential responsibility."

  • In Washington speech, Rick Perry stays on offense over indictment

    In a talk at the Heritage Foundation in downtown D.C. co-hosted by National Review, the Texas governor tore into his critics, calling the indictment attack on our system of government.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for Aug 21

    Newly indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry is slated to take part in a panel discussion on immigration reform at the conservative Heritage Foundation Thursday in D.C.



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