"Ken Paxton’s sleazy actions have played out publicly for well over a year. No one is surprised that Paxton has been dragged into criminal court to enter a plea on felony charges that could send him to the state penitentiary.
Yesterday, when asked about a recent poll showing that 62 percent of Texas Republicans believe that indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton should resign, Greg Abbott went out of his way to cut Paxton slack:
Last month, the Lone Star Project highlighted the work of three Democratic State House members who fought through the hostile environment of the Republican controlled Texas Legislature to adopt meaningful new laws that help Texas families, veterans and our economy overall.
Abbott’s words and actions on refugees expose a fearful and dangerous nature
In the hours and days following the terrorist attack in Paris, Greg Abbott had a responsibility to speak constructively on the refugee problem, to reassure worried Texans and help undermine the goals of the ISIS terrorist network. He failed this basic test of leadership.
Today, Texas kids from over 600 school districts – rural, urban and suburban from every region of our state – were dragged before the Texas Supreme Court to fight for their basic rights under our state constitution.