Ken Paxton, the Texas attorney general taking Trump’s voter fraud conspiracies to the Supreme Court

Paxton on Tuesday brought a lawsuit to the Supreme Court against battleground states Wisconsin, Georgia, Pennsylvania and Michigan — states that Trump lost to President-elect Joe Biden, that would invalidate ballots cast by millions of voters. Trump also asked the court to intervene in Paxton’s lawsuit that is backed by 17 Republican-led states.

But this is not the first time the Republican and longtime defender of the President’s policies has taken up legal arms for Trump.

Earlier this year, Paxton battled Texas Democrats in the courts over their calls to expand access to voting by mail, a process Trump has