(DALLAS) -- Gov. Rick Perry will be straightening his tie for a different kind of picture this week: a mug shot.
The governor is charged with misusing his power against a county district attorney. As part of the criminal proceedings, he will be treated like any other defendant, with a booking and arraignment.
Perry's attorney, Tony Buzbee, says the governor's booking won't be under the cover of darkness. "That's gonna be something that when he goes in to be booked and take his picture that we're gonna let you know about it," Buzbee said.
The governor says the charges against him are motivated only by politics, because he vetoed funding for a public integrity agency that's under the supervision of a district attorney who has been arrested for DWI.
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