Politics

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert joins Texas Republicans running against Attorney General Ken Paxton

Gohmert is at least the fourth GOP primary opponent that Paxton will face. At least three Democrats are also running for the job.

A photo of Louie Gohmert sitting behind a desk.
U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler, questions Attorney General Merrick Garland about the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 21.

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