Texas AG Ken Paxton will be sued by the State Bar over his 2020 election challenge
DALLAS (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Friday that the state bar is planning to sue him for his failed efforts to nullify the 2020 presidential election based on false allegations of fraud, which which raises another legal danger as the embattled Republican is locked up. primary runoff.
Since last summer, the Texas State Bar has been investigating complaints about Paxton’s petition to the United States Supreme Court to block President Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump. The group has not publicly filed a lawsuit against Paxton, but on Friday asked an Austin-area court to impose unspecified discipline on a member of its staff for alleged professional misconduct in the lawsuit. electoral.