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Texas / Perry Indictment #1070351

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Aug 16, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(No location given: Kristen Welker) The criminal indictment of Texas Governor Rick Perry examined; details given about the charges in trying to force a Democratic district attorney, Rosemary Lehmberg††, to quit after her drunk driving. [PERRY - says it is partisan politics; backs his veto and his executive authority.] [Special prosecutor Michael McCRUM††- comments on the crimes.] The bipartisan support for Perry quoted. ["Washington Post" David NAKAMURA†- says he will remain in the 2015 race.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Welker, Kristen
Duration:
00:02:10

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