"Contrast this with our selfish, childish national embarrassment, Simone Biles," tweeted Aaron Reitz in response to a post about 1996 Olympian Kerri Strug.
One of the signers of the complaint described Paxton's actions as "a prescription for an autocratic president to perpetuate his power indefinitely."
Merritt is best known for acting as a co-counsel for George Floyd's family and representing the families of Black people who were killed by police.
New York Attorney General Letitia James has announced the takedown of two major drug trafficking organizations in Central New York.
Senators Ron Johnson, Tommy Tuberville, Mike Lee, Rick Scott and Ted Cruz signed the letter.
The online retailer said the suit "would force Amazon to feature higher prices to customers, oddly going against core objectives of antitrust law."
The legal action could change how Amazon negotiates with more than 2 million third-party sellers.
The DOJ released parts of the memo used in 2019 to justify not charging Donald Trump with obstruction of justice, but it is arguing against releasing the whole document.
Brnovich "never mentions the Crime of the Century, that took place during the 2020 Presidential Election," the ex-president said.
Trump accused New York Attorney General Letitia James of wanting to prosecute the former president before she was elected.
The group of bipartisan attorneys general said kids under the age of 13 are "too young to navigate the complexities of what they encounter online," which includes predators.
Paxton's remark prompted speculation the pandemic, criminal probes and Donald Trump had gotten between the two Texas Republicans.
"People shouldn't be excluded from these important democratic forums simply because an official doesn't like what they have to say," said Katie Fallow from the Knight First Amendment Institute.
A coalition of 18 attorneys general asked U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland to end a loophole that "allows unserialized ghost guns to be bought and sold without oversight" on Monday.
A district judge set a trial for Attorney General Ken Paxton's lawsuit against Austin and Travis County leaders to overturn the mask mandate on March 26.
"Where does your argument end?" the Travis County judge replied to the Attorney General's office counsel.
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that her office had been given the referral necessary to begin with an independent investigation into the claims of sexual harassment against Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Nate Paul carried out renovation work on Paxton's million-dollar home and gave his alleged mistress a job, according to a court filing from former staffers.
The Biden administration can fulfill the promise to end the federal death penalty immediately and for many years to come without congressional action.
Inmates at the state's only women's prison were allegedly taken out of their cells and beaten by guards last month.
The South Carolina senator joined Republicans in refusing to hold confirmation hearings for Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court in 2016.
The Associated Press first reported the news of Garland's expected appointment as Biden's attorney general, citing two people familiar with the selection process.
They will face having oversight of a number of sensitive investigations, with the task of making the Justice Department act and appear to act without bias.
Barr's resignation has sparked a huge reaction on Twitter—here's what some celebrities had so say about the attorney general stepping down.
With Hunter Biden under federal investigation, Biden's pick to lead the DOJ faces the thorny task of shielding the department from any appearance of political bias.
"They've chosen Donald Trump over democracy and over their constituents," Dana Nessel said.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Judge Merrick Garland, whose 2016 nomination to the Supreme Court was blocked by Republicans, are said to be among President-elect Joe Biden's choices to serve as Attorney General.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, a Democrat, called Paxton's efforts a "publicity stunt, not a serious legal pleading."
"They haven't looked very hard, which is a disappointment, to be honest with you, because it's massive fraud," Trump told reporters.