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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Agrees To Apologize, Pay Millions To Former Aides

Posted on AllSides February 13th, 2023
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Controversial Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is looking to put at least one of the legal issues he’s facing behind him. According to a mediated agreement filed with the Texas Supreme Court, Paxton has agreed to a settlement with former aides who filed a whistleblower lawsuit.

This legal skirmish began in 2020 when a group of aides accused Paxton of taking bribes from a campaign donor and advancing the donor’s business interests. This prompted an FBI investigation, and no charges have been filed in the matter. However, later that year,...

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