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Texas Governor Perry Indicted for Abuse of Power

The governor of the U.S. state of Texas was indicted Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for a public corruption unit under the control of a local district attorney the governor wanted to force to resign. Last year, Governor Rick Perry promised to veto $7.5 million in funding for the state public integrity unit of the Travis County District Attorney's Office unless District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg resigned after an arrest for drunken...

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