Back on the job: Texas AG Paxton plans to tackle the border, Big Tech and Big Pharma
"The border has only gotten worse since I was out," Paxton said. "We're going to continue to fight the Biden administration on that."
Texas GOP Attorney General Ken Paxton says that he plans to prioritize taking on border security, Big Tech and Big Pharma now that he is back in office after his acquittal.
"The border has only gotten worse since I was out," Paxton said on the "John Solomon Reports" podcast on Tuesday. "We're going to continue to fight the Biden administration on that. It's actually hard to believe what they're doing to this country. It's purposely causing great harm. So that's one of our top focuses."
Paxton was reinstated to office last week after the state Senate voted to acquit him on all 16 articles of impeachment that had been voted against him by the House of Representatives.
The day of his acquittal, he put out a statement where he told the Biden administration to "buckle up because your lawless policies will not go unchallenged."
"I still have my Big Tech lawsuits against Google and others," Paxton said. "We're also going to focus on our investigation of Big Pharma for what they did potentially with the vaccine, and not being particularly honest about how they presented that to the American people."
Earlier this year, Paxton launched an investigation into whether Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson misrepresented the safety of their COVID-19 vaccines.
"We've got a lot to do," he said on the podcast. "We have a lot of issues that I think are critical to not just Texas, but what kind of country we're gonna end up being – whether we get a free country that the founders put in place, or whether we're going to be controlled by a few politicians."
Charlotte Hazard is a reporter at Just the News. Follow her on X.