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Prosecutor: Texas Attorney General Violated Public Records Law |  KTAB

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A district attorney says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton violated state open records laws by withholding or failing to preserve his communications relating to his appearance in court. a pro-Donald Trump rally that preceded the deadly riot at the US Capitol. Last year.

The Austin-based Travis County District Attorney’s Office told the Republican attorney general in a letter Thursday that it has four days to remedy the issue or face legal action.

Paxton’s office did not respond to a request for comment Friday.

Multiple news outlets requested his communications around the time of the Jan. 6, 2021, event under Texas public information law.


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