Texas AG Is Trying To Change Conversation, Prosecutors Say

By Shayna Posses (November 10, 2015, 9:30 PM EST) -- Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is trying to make the prosecutors in the felony securities fraud case against him look like bad guys by saying they violated grand jury secrecy when they spoke to the media, prosecutors argued Tuesday.

The filing comes in response to one in a handful of motions to quash Paxton filed last week, contending that the charges should be tossed because special prosecutors improperly disclosed details of the grand jury proceedings and the sealed indictments to various media outlets, including the New York Times.

Prosecutors argued that Paxton knows his claims have no legal or factual support,...

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