Transcript for Gov. Rick Perry Fighting Back
Perry launching a new attack on the criminal charges brought against him. Meanwhile we're learning more about the woman at the center of this scandal. Some of her bizarre behavior caught on camera. Here's ABC's Jeff Zeleny. Reporter: Governor Rick Perry is not backing down. If I had to do it again I would make the same decision. Reporter: At the center of his indictment is this woman. Rose Mary lemberg. He cut funding to her office and is accused of trying to force her out. He said he had good reason to do it. Her drunken driving arrest last year. We're learning more about what Perry says is her belligerent conduct. Watch here as the sobriety test is failed. You don't need to be slapping his hands away. Reporter: In jail she's even more combative. Do you know what you're doing? Yes, ma'am, we have asked you plenty of times to stop kicking the door. Reporter: The govern called her behavior unacceptable. With a blood alcohol level almost three times the legal limit. Reporter: She pleaded guilty and served 45 days and is seeking treatment. I made a huge mistake and I spent a lot of time trying to make amends for that. Reporter: She's still in office. A grand jury said the governor abused his authority by trying to force her out. He faces his own arraignment this week. Jeff Zeleny ABC news, Washington.
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