Cornyn Lambasts Paxton Over Legal Issues, Attorney General Blasts Senator as ‘Bush GOP’

Posted on AllSides May 20th, 2022
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A former Texas attorney general did not mince words with the current attorney general, as the incumbent stares down a primary runoff just days away in his bid for re-election.

There is little love lost between Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX), who served as Texas attorney general from 1999 until 2002, and current Attorney General Ken Paxton — and Cornyn made that abundantly clear this week.

While taking questions, Cornyn was asked about the GOP runoff for attorney general, which pits Paxton against Land Commissioner George P. Bush. Cornyn criticized Paxton for his...

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