AG Paxton announces $113 million settlement with Apple over concealment of iPhone battery issues

Austin, November 24 – Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of over 30 other attorneys general in a $113 million settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding Apple’s 2016 decision to throttle customers’ iPhone speeds in order to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones. After a multistate investigation, during which Texas served on an executive committee with […]

Whistleblower lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Paxton seems to fall short of facts, although contains much innuendo

Whistleblower lawsuit against Texas Attorney General Paxton seems to fall short of facts, although contains much innuendo

Image: The Whistleblower Act lawsuit four former Assistant Attorneys General filed in Travis County on Thursday, November 12, 2020, contains much innuendo but little genuine substance, other than clear indications of unhappy former employees. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, November 19 – Last Thursday, November 12, 2020, four former Assistant Attorneys General filed a […]

Texas AG Paxton’s Emergency Motion for Restraining Order in El Paso raises major legality issues with respect to Montgomery County Judge Keough’s March COVID Orders, along with other local officials

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, El Paso, and Austin, November 4 – In March, and particularly on March 27, 2020, in his panicked response to the Chinese Coronavirus scare, based upon reports without any basis he had received from so-called public health agencies, Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough ordered a mandatory lockdown in Montgomery […]

Developer tied to Texas AG accused judge, others of fraud

DALLAS (AP) — An Austin real estate developer at the center of recent allegations against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked for an investigation into his uncorroborated claims that other businessmen have an elaborate conspiracy to steal $200 million worth of his properties with the help of a federal judge. The Associated Press obtained a […]

Representative White fights against Chinese Coronavirus restrictions: “We do not need to be the Chinese Communist Party to defeat this virus”

Representative White fights against Chinese Coronavirus restrictions: “We do not need to be the Chinese Communist Party to defeat this virus”

Image: When State Representative James White (left), Republican of Hillister, met with President Donald Trump, they immediately took a liking to each other. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin and Jasper (Texas), October 23 – State Representative James White, a conservative Republican who represents House District 19, which includes portions of Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Polk, […]

Montgomery County DA Ligon, County Attorney Griffin jointly ask Texas AG Paxton to clarify whether golf carts are motor vehicles requiring licensed driver

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe and Austin, October 9 – Montgomery County District Attorney Brett Ligon and County Attorney B.D. Griffin have jointly asked Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to provide an opinion whether a valid Texas Driver’s License is required to drive a golf cart on a publicly maintained road. A full copy […]

AG Paxton contends he won’t resign, refers to his top employees as “rogue”

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, October 6 – Attorney General Ken Paxton yesterday released the following statement regarding recent allegations from Office of the Attorney General employees: “The Texas attorney general’s office was referred a case from Travis county regarding allegations of crimes relating to the FBI, other government agencies and individuals. My obligation […]

Texas AG Paxton likely to resign this week, faces bribery, abuse of power accusations from top staff

BREAKING NEWS! Austin, October 5 – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will likely resign this week, according to two sources inside of Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s office, The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, learned Sunday afternoon. Paxton faces serious allegations of bribery, abuse of power, and improper influence from his own top-level staff inside […]

AG Paxton successfully obtains stay from Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals to block federal judge’s ruling in favor of straight-ticket balloting in November

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports New Orleans, Laredo, and Austin, September 30 – The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit in New Orleans temporarily stayed a ruling by United States District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo, which blocked Texas’ law to eliminate straight-ticket voting after Judge Marmolejo had previously dismissed another lawsuit raising nearly […]

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