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Texas AG's office denies whistleblowers were fired because they reported Ken Paxton to authorities

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office told a state district court on Monday that it was not retaliating when it fired former top Paxton aides who had reported their boss to authorities for possibly breaking the law.

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'Hail Mary' lawsuit to overturn the election could be politically 'do-or-die' for Texas AG: report

If Texas’ audacious new lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results looks like a Hail Mary play for President Donald Trump, it might prove just as do-or-die for the attorney general who filed it.

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Trump pins his hopes on Texas lawsuit to overturn election results -- but legal experts think it's doomed to failure

President Donald Trump on Wednesday latched on to a long-shot Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn a presidential election that handed the White House to Joe Biden.

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Trump, Republicans pin hopes on Texas lawsuit to overturn election results, but legal experts say it's a long shot

President Donald Trump on Wednesday latched on to a longshot Texas lawsuit seeking to overturn a presidential election that handed the White House to Joe Biden.

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Texas contests election results in four battleground states in unusual last-minute lawsuit

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing four battleground states — Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — whose election results handed the White House to President-elect Joe Biden.

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Last whistleblower fired from Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office days after suing for retaliation

The Texas attorney general’s office has fired the last remaining whistleblower who alleged Ken Paxton broke the law in doing favors for a political donor — just days after aides had sued the agency alleging they suffered retaliation for making the report.

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FBI is investigating Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton: report

The FBI is investigating Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the Associated Press reported Tuesday evening, vetting allegations made by eight of Paxton’s former top aides that he illegally used the power of his office to benefit a political donor.

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Former aides file whistleblower lawsuit alleging retaliation by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

At 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, David Maxwell and Mark Penley, then two top aides to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, reported separately to the agency’s offices, where, they claim, they were subjected to hours of “irregularities, harassment and retaliation.” Then, they say, when pressured to resign, they refused.

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