Ken Paxton, Christopher Suprun, Messina Madson: Your Friday Evening Roundup

Here are some stories that you may have missed today.Paxton sues key witnesses in his upcoming fraud trialAttorney General Ken Paxton and his wealth manager are waging a multi-pronged legal battle against the state lawmaker behind Paxton's indictments, the latest twist in what has become a messy and highly personal fight between former friends.Last month, Paxton trustee Charles Loper III sued Rep. Byron Cook and Florida businessman Joel Hochberg. He claims he was duped by Unity Resources, a Plano company in which the two men had invested. Paxton piggybacked on Loper's lawsuit earlier this week by subpoenaing Unity for all documents related to his adversary Cook, a fellow Republican.Attorneys for Cook and Hochberg say that the lawsuit is just a smear tactic designed to harm their reputations because they are key witnesses in Paxton's upcoming criminal trial.  Continue reading...

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