The two people, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity due to fears about retaliation, said the high-profile Republican official acknowledged the affair in 2018 to senior members of his office and political staff. They said he told them that he had ended the affair with the woman, who then worked for a GOP state senator.
Austin developer Nate Paul said in a deposition this week that Paxton recommended the woman for her job with Pauls real estate company, according to a transcript of his deposition obtained by the AP. The woman had stopped working as a Senate aide at the end of 2019, though her reason for departing wasnt immediately clear.
Is spousal immunity the glue keeping the Paxtons marriage together?
of a sadistic, impulsive child. Nearly every elected Republican and other leading Republicans accepted this, enabled it and publicly pretended it wasnt so. Most mainstream media went along with the game and treated his unfitness as gaffes and opposition from Democrats as politics as usual. Every day we learn more things that many, many people already knew about and did nothing at the time except keep notes for the book they planned to write.
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