Perry Blasts Impeachment Probe of Wallace Hall

Gov. Rick Perry on Wednesday called the ongoing impeachment investigation into University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall “extraordinary political theater,” and said his appointee’s quest for voluminous records from the University of Texas at Austin was justified. 

A legislative committee is mulling whether to draw up articles of impeachment against Hall, who has been accused of overstepping the bounds of his authority by making burdensome requests of UT-Austin staff, misrepresenting information about himself on his application to be a regent and mishandling private student information. Hall and his attorneys have strongly refuted the allegations. 

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