Perry On Indictment: ‘I Would Make Exactly The Same Decision’ Again


Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), who was indicted on Friday for abusing the powers of his office, said Sunday that he would make the same move again.

Perry was charged for threatening to veto funding for the Texas public integrity unit in order to force Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to resign.

The governor, however, doesn’t regret the veto threat.

“I stood up for the rule of law in the state of Texas,” he said on “Fox News Sunday” according to Politico. “And if I had to do it again, I would make exactly the same decision.”

He insisted that the public had “lost confidence” in Lehmberg.

“I very clearly, I very publicly, said as long as that individual was running that agency, I had lost confidence in her, the public had lost confidence in her,” he said.