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After whistleblowers left Texas attorney general’s office, Ken Paxton hired costly outside counsel for Google lawsuit

Texas could pay the outside lawyers tens of millions for their work on the case — an early indication of the costs taxpayers may bear in the latest scandal enveloping Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton at a press conference in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016.

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