Greg Abbott can't be trusted to investigate corruption in Dallas
Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins is wise to ignore calls by partisan Republicans for Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott to insert himself into an ongoing corruption investigation in Dallas County. Greg Abbott is the last person Dallas County residents can expect to conduct a fair or competent corruption investigation. Investigations during Abbott's tenure as State AG have been marred by foot-dragging, partisanship and failure.
Partisanship and Hypocrisy Define Texas Republican Official
In recent days, Texas Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott has grabbed attention by leading the national Republican political legal attack against the new healthcare legislation. Texas observers are not surprised.
Earlier today, seven Texas Democratic Legislators sent a detailed letter to Texas Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott substantively rebutting his legal claim challenging the historic “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act” as signed into law today.
Now that Rick Perry has been indicted on two felony counts for threatening and attempting to bribe an elected official, Texans deserve to know why they are being forced to cover the costs for Perry’s criminal defense - which could ultimately total hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars.