Governor Perry in New Hampshire Friday morning after waiving his arraignment

Governor Perry's attornies present for arraignment


    Perry did not appear in court for his arraignment this morning but he had already entered a plea of not guilty to two felony counts; abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant.

    Perry was indicted last week after vetoing 7.5 million dollars in funding for the State Public Integrity Unit, housed at the office of Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg.

    Perry's veto came after Lehmberg refused to step down following a DWI conviction.

    Governor Rick Perry's attornies were present for his arraignment hearing in Austin today.

    One of his attornies said he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

    He was given a week to file the motion.

    Perry has two speaking engagements in New Hampshire today wrapping up with an evening GOP reception.