The Associated Press reports:
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton had an extramarital affair with a woman whom he later recommended for a job with the wealthy donor now at the center of criminal allegations against him, according to two people who said Paxton told them about the relationship.
The two people, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity due to fears about retaliation, said the high-profile Republican official acknowledged the affair in 2018 to senior members of his office and political staff. They said he told them that he had ended the affair with the woman, who then worked for a GOP state senator.
Austin developer Nate Paul said in a deposition this week that Paxton recommended the woman for her job with Paul’s real estate company, according to a transcript of his deposition obtained by the AP.
Read the full article. And OMG Dana Nessel.
If you oppose same-sex marriage and LGBTQ rights as much as AG Paxton does, there’s a 90% chance you are cheating on your wife or have an account with Grindr.
AP sources: Texas AG’s affair tied to criminal allegations https://t.co/16cU51IgHL
— Dana Nessel (@dananessel) November 6, 2020