Aww, the ultimate "good ol' boy" apparently tried to use his gubernatorial power in an unlawful manner
Perry hires lawyer for inquiry into veto threat
AUSTIN -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry has hired a high-profile Austin defense lawyer to represent him in an investigation into whether he illegally withheld money from the Travis County District Attorney’s office.
KVUE News and the Austin American-Statesman confirmed Sunday evening the hiring of David L. Botsford.
The hiring comes as a special Travis County grand jury is set to be seated Monday to hear evidence into whether Perry broke state laws concerning bribery, coercion and abuse of authority.