Gov. Rick Perry's legal team will deliver a statement this afternoon, following the Texas governor's recent indictment by a grand jury on two felony counts related to his efforts to try and force a Democratic district attorney to resign after a DWI.
Perry is facing felony charges of coercion and official oppression, for publicly promising to veto $7.5 million for the state public integrity unit run.
There's no word yet on whether Perry will turn himself on on those charges. Earlier Monday, a judge overseeing the case said a warrant would not be issued. Instead, Perry was to receive a summons to appear, which has not been issued yet.
Perry's legal team is expected to make a statement at 3 p.m. Central time. KSLA News 12 will stream that new conference live on ksla.com and o the KSLA News 12 mobile apps.