Republican attorney general Ken Paxton from Texas  is in all sorts of legal trouble, and he might be in even more if he doesn’t start turning over his records. Paxton has refused requests from media outlets to turn over his communications from the day of the Capitol riot, January 6th, even though Texas’ open records laws should have compelled him to do so. What is he hiding and why is he putting up a fight? Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses the possibilities.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced