Rick Perry

Texas Court Clears Ex-Gov. Rick Perry of 2nd Felony Charge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas’ highest criminal court tossed the second and final felony charge against former Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday, likely ending a case the Republican says helped sink his short-lived 2016 presidential bid. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals dismissed the abuse-of-power charge, which was filed after Perry threatened — and then carried out — a veto…

Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz for President

AP Photo| Getty Images (ABC News) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is throwing his support behind a fellow Texan — Sen. Ted Cruz — in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. The Lone Star State endorsement marks one of Cruz’s most high-profile backers and aims to give his campaign a much-needed boost just one week before the crucial,…