Texas Attorney General must turn over records related to Jan. 6 Trump rally or face lawsuit, DA says

Summary by Ground News
District attorney says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton violated the state's open records laws. Paxton appeared at a pro-Donald Trump rally that preceded the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol last year. News organizations have requested Paxton's communications from around that time under the Texas Public Information Act.
4 months ago·Travis County, United States

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HuffPost

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Raw Story

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The Travis County (Texas) district attorney on Thursday found that Attorney General Ken Paxton violated the state's open records law by not turning over his communications from last January when he visited Washington, D.C., for a pro-Trump rally that preceded the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.The district attorney's office gave Paxton four days to turn over the documents or face a lawsuit. The action was prompted by a Jan. 4, 2022, co…

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