AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An assistant attorney general in Texas who ran for Congress this year has lost his job after reports surfaced of him calling Black Lives Matter protesters “terrorists” and promoting the QAnon conspiracy theory on Twitter.
A spokeswoman for the Texas attorney general’s office confirmed Friday that Nick Moutos no longer worked at the agency.
His departure came after the group Media Matters for America published a a report highlighting tweets that included using the hashtag “PlentyofAmmo” while expressing support for a white St. Louis couple charged for waving guns during a racial justice protest outside their home.
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