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Thursday, December 14, 2017 – Austin
Statement on OAG Staffer’s Resignation
“This afternoon, Andrew Leonie resigned his position with the Office of the Attorney General effective immediately. The views he expressed on social media do not reflect our values. The OAG is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment.”

Thursday, December 14, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton Applauds Former OAG Staffer James C. Ho’s 5th Circuit Confirmation
“As his previous work and testimony showed, Jim Ho is a brilliant legal mind,” Attorney General Paxton said. “I was proud to recommend him to President Trump and I am confident that he will faithfully adhere to our country’s founding principles.”

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton Applauds Former OAG Staffer Don Willett’s 5th Circuit Confirmation
“Justice Willett has a deep respect for the Constitution and love for this country,” Attorney General Paxton said. “I am confident that he will follow the rule of law, honor the Constitution and refrain from legislating from the bench (though hopefully not from Twitter).”

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton Files Brief With SCOTUS Supporting Trump Administration’s Cancellation of DACA
“Texans deeply support fishing. We do not support fishing expeditions in lawsuits. California’s insinuation of some nefarious, hidden rationale for winding down DACA is baseless, as is its request for discovery,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Texas has argued for years that the federal Executive Branch lacks the power to unilaterally grant unlawfully-present aliens lawful presence and work authorization as DACA did.”

Friday, December 8, 2017 – Austin
AG Paxton Announces Temporary Injunction in Tech Support Scam Case
“My office will not tolerate deceptive sales tactics, especially those that utilize fear to make a buck,” Attorney General Paxton said. “We will do what is necessary to hold these fraudsters accountable for duping Texans out of their hard-earned money.”

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