Formed this year at the end of July, “Rick PAC,” Rick Perry’s Political Action Committee, is still going strong with their fundraising efforts ahead of the 2014 elections and 2016 presidential election cycle.

I received this in my inbox this morning, and am taking it as proof positive that Rick Perry is beyond confident that he will not only beat Texas democrats’ efforts to prosecute him for rightfully using his veto power, but that his reputation will remain untarnished when the dust settles.

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Officially registered as a Political Action Committee, Rick PAC can legally raise money to both support or oppose multiple federal candidates; this means that if he chooses to stay in the running for 2016, Perry will be able to use the money raised from his recent groundswell of support to make another run for the Presidency.

Governor Perry released a statement today addressing the spurious charges recently brought against him:

“This indictment amounts to nothing more than an abuse of power and I cannot, and will not, allow that to happen. I intend to fight against those who would erode our state’s constitution and laws purely for political purposes, and I intend to win. I will explore every legal avenue to expedite this matter and bring it to a swift conclusion. I am confident we will ultimately prevail, that this farce of a prosecution will be revealed for what it is, and that those responsible will be held to account,” said Gov. Perry.

Governor Perry is currently touring key electoral states, and is slated to appear in South Carolina at the end of the month.