New court filing expands bribery allegations against Texas AG Ken Paxton

AUSTIN, Texas — Adding to their prior allegations of misconduct, four former top lieutenants have accused Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton of misusing the powers of his office to help Austin businessman Nate Paul in exchange for favors that included a home remodel and a job for Paxton’s mistress. The new court filing also added information about how top Paxton lieutenants approached the FBI with their suspicions after comparing notes in late September and concluding that Paxton’s alleged misconduct was “so sweeping,” not everybody “knew the whole picture.” “Some of Paxton’s actions directing …

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