Texas Gov. Perry indicted on coercion of official

By Manny Fernandez New York Times News Service Published Aug 16, 2014 at 12:02AM
Tony Gutierrez / The Associated Press Texas Gov. Rick Perry delivers a speech to nearly 300 in attendance at the 2014 RedState Gathering in Fort Worth, Texas, last week. Perry was indicted on Friday on allegations of abuse of power after carrying out a threat to veto funding for state public corruption prosecutors.