Texas Governor Rick Perry hired a criminal-defense lawyer, as he is being investigated for violating state law by vetoing funding for the state ethics office. Texans for Public Justice, claim Perry may have intentionally slashed the ethics unit’s funding in a bid to shut down a probe of the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas.

Read more here: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-16/texas-governor-perry-hires-defense-lawyer-amid-ethics-probe.html

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