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Who is Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general accused of bribery and abuse of office?

Paxton said Monday he wouldn’t resign. Here’s what we know so far about the latest allegations against Texas’ top legal official.

Attorney General Ken Paxton during a press conference in 2017.

First of all, who is Ken Paxton?

What do we know about the most recent allegations against him?

Who is Nate Paul, the other guy allegedly involved in this?

How has Paxton responded to the recent allegations?

How are other officials responding to the allegations?

Why was Paxton indicted in the first place?

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