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onetexan

(13,234 posts)
Tue Sep 5, 2023, 02:47 PM Sep 2023

On my way for some labwork NPR is reporting Paxton used burner fones & encrypted text

Messaging to communicate with his crooked crony Nate Paul. The local NPR station is actually airing the TX AG Senate conviction hearings live. Breathtaking the crimes he's been accused of by his own staff.

Updated w a link to a local ABC station:
https://www.wfaa.com/paxton

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On my way for some labwork NPR is reporting Paxton used burner fones & encrypted text (Original Post) onetexan Sep 2023 OP
CNN is portraying it as a very political trial senseandsensibility Sep 2023 #1
His wife is a crook herself. The Paxtons are cut from the same cloth onetexan Sep 2023 #4
But his phones... his phones... grumpyduck Sep 2023 #2
It's live on C-Span too. IcyPeas Sep 2023 #3
"burner phones and encrypted texts" AverageOldGuy Sep 2023 #5
Yep Rebl2 Sep 2023 #10
"Only the Best People..." Ford_Prefect Sep 2023 #13
I Guess I'm Waiting modrepub Sep 2023 #6
Hey, whatever works. calimary Sep 2023 #7
read here, too much & too long to explain onetexan Sep 2023 #8
And there's a YouTube Duppers Sep 2023 #14
Three million dollars leftieNanner Sep 2023 #9
I hope they screw this T$xas scumbag to the wall. Martin68 Sep 2023 #11
Paxton probably racked in a bunch of money on some crooked deal and didn't share with abbot PortTack Sep 2023 #12
I'm sure it had to do w money. Paxton went a bridge too far onetexan Sep 2023 #15
It would be interesting to know if there's some other reason. It's definitely more than what's PortTack Sep 2023 #16

senseandsensibility

(18,567 posts)
1. CNN is portraying it as a very political trial
Tue Sep 5, 2023, 02:54 PM
Sep 2023

and almost completely sidestepping the issues involved. Although his wife was mentioned a few times, there was no mention of his mistress. Even for them, very lame.

onetexan

(13,234 posts)
4. His wife is a crook herself. The Paxtons are cut from the same cloth
Tue Sep 5, 2023, 03:16 PM
Sep 2023

Using their offices to line their pockets.

modrepub

(3,537 posts)
6. I Guess I'm Waiting
Tue Sep 5, 2023, 04:26 PM
Sep 2023

for anyone to simply explain to me what Paxton finally did that caused TX to try and get rid of him after the voters failed several times. Figured it must have been pretty bad if the general population couldn't see fit to relieve him of his duties.

leftieNanner

(15,369 posts)
9. Three million dollars
Tue Sep 5, 2023, 04:54 PM
Sep 2023

He was sued by fired staff and lost. Asked the legislature to pay for it. Apparently that was a bridge too far.

More to it than that, but it was a factor.

PortTack

(33,579 posts)
12. Paxton probably racked in a bunch of money on some crooked deal and didn't share with abbot
Tue Sep 5, 2023, 05:25 PM
Sep 2023

Seriously…they write laws that are unconstitutional illegal immoral and no one is taken to task..why now unless it’s about money.

onetexan

(13,234 posts)
15. I'm sure it had to do w money. Paxton went a bridge too far
Wed Sep 6, 2023, 04:32 AM
Sep 2023

& now they need to hide their shame or be accused they did nothing about corruption. That or there's another ax to grind.

PortTack

(33,579 posts)
16. It would be interesting to know if there's some other reason. It's definitely more than what's
Thu Sep 7, 2023, 03:51 AM
Sep 2023

Being released to the public. If it is something other money….it’s really bad cause nothing stops them….nothing!

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