Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Monday that he hired an independent prosecutor because “employees in my office impeded the investigation" and are now making “false allegations” against him as attorney general. Seven high-ranking officials in the Texas Attorney General’s office – nearly all of them longtime supporters and close confidants of Paxton – signed a one-page letter last week claiming Paxton misused his political position as one of the state’s top office holders and may have violated state and federal bribery laws . . .
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