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Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been booked on felony abuse of power charges. He is accused of abusing his power by carrying out a threat to veto funding to state public corruption prosecutors.
Perry, who is mulling a second presidential run in 2016, reported to the Travis County Courthouse on Tuesday. The Republican has called the case a political ploy, and many top Republicans are supporting him.
He's accused of coercion and official oppression for promising to veto $7.5 million for the state public integrity unit run by the Travis County district attorney's office.
Perry said he'd veto the funding if District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg didn't resign after a drunken-driving conviction.
Lehmberg refused and Perry carried out the veto, drawing an ethics complaint.
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