Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Dick DeGuerin on Perry and political favors..."that's criminal, plain and simple"

Via BOR...
Preeminent Texas criminal defense lawyer Dick DeGuerin weighs in
Perry handed out $16 million in taxpayer dollars from a high tech fund to companies tied to his top political contributors.
"This is the kind of thing a Public Integrity Unit ought to investigate. If the fundraisers promised or suggested that grants would go to political donors and then that happened, that's criminal, plain and simple," said Dick DeGuerin.
DeGuerin has defended Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Representative Tom DeLay and was recently named one of the 25 Greatest Texas Lawyers of the Past Quarter Century.
The Texas's prison system is overcrowded, but I'm willing to let a weak marijuana case go home and throw in a $16 million thief.

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