Greg Abbott and Dan Patrick blast state bar investigation into Ken Paxton as “politically motivated”
The Texas attorney general is being investigated for professional misconduct for his filing of a lawsuit challenging the 2020 presidential elections in battleground states. Fellow Republicans say the probe encroaches on Paxton’s executive branch authority.
By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune
The state's top officials came to the defense of embattled Attorney General Ken Paxton, saying a state bar investigation into his professional conduct is "politically motivated" and raises questions …