back to top

Rick Perry Took An Awesome Mugshot And Then He Got Ice Cream


Posted on

Texas Gov. Rick Perry got booked Tuesday after being indicted last week.

The charges — abuse of power and coercion of a public official — stem from his decision to veto funding for a county program. Perry cut off the state funding for a public integrity unit after the district attorney who runs it refused to resign, following her conviction for drunk driving. Perry has called the charges a "farce."

This, however, is about the mugshot he took on Tuesday.

After he took that photo, he went and got ice cream.

And then, ice cream cone at #Sandy's

Katherine Miller is the political editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Katherine Miller at

Got a confidential tip? Submit it here.