Letter: Top deputies accuse Texas attorney general of crimes
October 4, 2020
DALLAS (AP) — Several top deputies of Texas' attorney general have reported to law enforcement that their boss engaged in crimes including bribery and abuse of office, according to an internal letter.
In a single-page letter to the director of human resources in the attorney general's office, the seven senior lawyers wrote that they reported Republican Ken Paxton to "the appropriate law enforcement authority" for potentially breaking the law "in his official capacity as the current Attorney General of Texas."
"We have a good faith belief that the attorney general is violating federal and/...