The State Bar of Texas has asked a court to punish Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, asserting he committed misconduct when he filed a lawsuit that asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare the 2020 election in four other states unconstitutional.
Allegations in the suit “were not supported by any charge, indictment, judicial finding, and/or credible or admissible evidence,” the bar’s Commission for Lawyer Discipline said in a disciplinary petition in Collin County lodged on May 25.
The panel also said that Paxton’s claim of having uncovered “substantial evidence … that raises serious doubts as to the integrity of the election process in defendant states” was a misrepresentation….


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