Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the disciplinary investigation by the state bar association into a complaint he committed professional misconduct by petitioning the Supreme Court to overturn President Joe Biden’s victory in four swing states is being led by Democrats who want him out of office.
“It’s definitely a Democratic operative down there in Galveston (Texas) and the former mayor of Galveston is supposedly going to run for attorney general so it’s one of his friends that launched this, and he’s somehow connected to some of these lawyers that are on the bar,” Paxton said Thursday during an appearance on Newsmax TV’s “Chris Salcedo Show.”
“I am joining an amicus brief in a lawsuit against the bar because they are violating First Amendment rights of other lawyers by taking liberal positions and using our dues to do that. So, we also have a little bit of conflict going in that we have a little controversy between my office and the bar already.”
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