Texas court issues arrest warrant for DeLay

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Oh, there's not much to say about it yet... it's just, you know, "routine," as DeLay's attorney Dick DeGuerin said. Yeah, it certainly is routine for the House Majority Leader to be arrested and fingerprinted. Sure. Okay.


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A Texas court on Wednesday issued a warrant for former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay's arrest, and set an initial $10,000 bail as a routine step before his first court appearance on conspiracy and state money laundering charges.
Travis County court officials said DeLay was ordered to appear at the Fort Bend County, Texas, jail for booking, where he'd likely be fingerprinted and photographed. DeLay's lawyers had hoped to avoid such a spectacle.
(Majikthise)

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