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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Cleared By His Own Office Of Wrongdoing In Bribery Allegations

Attorneys for former employees who were fired after accusing Paxton of abuse of office say report is “full of half-truths, outright lies, and glaring omissions.” Meanwhile, the FBI is also reportedly investigating.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, left, listens to Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick during a roundtable discussion in 2018.

Separately, Paxton has been indicted for felony securities fraud. He is seeking a third term in office in 2022 and has already drawn two Republican opponents in Land Commissioner George P. Bush and former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman.

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