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TX Gov Appoints Former Trump Lawyer As Interim AG

The Texas Tribune reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday appointed Fort Worth lawyer and former Secretary of State John Scott as interim Texas attorney general, temporarily replacing Ken Paxton, who was suspended as attorney general pending the outcome of an impeachment trial in the state Senate. Scott previously served as deputy attorney general for civil litigation when Abbott led that …

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Abbott Taps “Stop The Steal” Lawyer To Run Elections

The Texas Tribune reports: Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday appointed John Scott — a Fort Worth attorney who represented former President Donald Trump in a lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results in Pennsylvania — as Texas’ new secretary of state. As secretary of state, Scott would oversee election administration in Texas — a task complicated in recent years by baseless …

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