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U.S. Representative Louis Gohart (R-Texas) is seriously considering a run for Texas Attorney General, according to a campaign Website launched Tuesday, to take on legally embroiled Ken Paxton as a strong Republican field line.

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The website said Gohart is “ready to walk” against Paxton, although he claims he needs a $1 million donation over the next 10 days to “allow a state-wide campaign to stand a chance.”

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, son of former Florida governor Jeb Bush, has already launched a campaign against Paxton for the Republican nomination, and soon vote-which excludes Gohart – shows him as the most likely challenger to Paxton.

GOP Caste has also attracted former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman and State Representative Matt Cross.

Paxton, who was first elected attorney general in 2014, has been indicted on felony state securities fraud charges since 2015 and has Allegedly Under a federal FBI investigation, his aides claimed he used his position to help a donor.

Paxton has denied any wrongdoing in the cases.



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