Accusations rock Attorney General’s office
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is battling back against seven top aides who accuse him of bribery and abuse of office. The aides delivered the accusations in a letter to the agency’s human resources director.
The Austin American-Statesman and KVUE-TV obtained and first published the letter. The Houston Chronicle and other media outlets reported that the allegations are tied to Paxton’s relationship with Nate Paul, an Austin real estate investor and campaign donor.
Congressman Chip Roy of Austin called on his fellow Republican to resign. “Any grace for him to resolve differences and demonstrate if the allegations are false was eliminated by his choice instead to attack the very people entrusted, by him, to lead the office – some of whom I know well and whose character are beyond reproach,” Roy said.
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