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About Ken Paxton
Ken Paxton is a prominent figure in American politics. He currently serves as the Attorney General of Texas, a position he has held since January 2015. Paxton is known for his conservative views and has been a strong advocate for limited government and individual liberties.
Prior to serving as Attorney General, Paxton was a member of the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate. He has a background in law and has worked as an attorney in private practice.
Accomplishments and Controversies
During his tenure as Attorney General, Ken Paxton has been involved in several high-profile cases. He has been a vocal critic of the Affordable Care Act and has led efforts to challenge its constitutionality.
Paxton has also been a strong advocate for border security and has worked to enforce immigration laws in Texas. He has been involved in legal battles over sanctuary cities and has supported stricter immigration policies.
However, Paxton has not been without controversy. In 2015, he was indicted on felony securities fraud charges, which he vehemently denied. After a lengthy legal battle, Paxton was acquitted of all charges in 2021.