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Gov. Rick Perry calls his indictment a politically motivated 'farce'
Gov. Rick Perry calls his indictment a politically motivated 'farce'

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, facing felony charges that he abused his power, stayed on the offensive Sunday, saying he did the right thing by cutting off money for the state’s anti-corruption watchdog. “I stood up for the rule of law in the state of Texas,” Perry said on “Fox News Sunday.” “If I had to do it again, I would make exactly the same decision.” Perry, who may be making a second bid for president in 2016, was indicted Friday by a grand jury on charges of abusing his official capacity and coercing a public servant. The Republican governor had threatened to veto $7.5 million in funding for the Travis County Public Integrity Unit if...

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