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Ken Paxton Impeachment

The many times Ken Paxton refused to defend Texas agencies in court

The Texas attorney general said he’s “back to work” after his recent acquittal, but his office has repeatedly declined to fulfill one of its key duties: representing state agencies who are being sued.

By Jessica Priest and Vianna Davila, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
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