Former AG Paxton aide under fire again for controversial Facebook post

AUSTIN - Following a controversial post on Facebook last week, a lawyer who resigned from the Texas Attorney General's Office is coming under fire again for another controversial post.

Days after former Associate Deputy Attorney General Andrew D. Leonie shared a Facebook post bashing the "me too" movement, another Facebook post that appears to poke fun at the movement surfaced on Saturday.

The Facebook post reads, "I'm so sorry that bad man touched you inappropriately. Let's wait 30 or 40 years ... until he runs for office ... against a democrat!"

Leonie resigned from his job at the office of Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday after calling the claims of "me too" victims "pathetic." In that post, which was deleted after Lauren McGaughey with The Dallas Morning News took a screenshot of it, Leonie said, "Aren't you also tired of all the pathetic 'me too' victim claims? If every woman is a 'victim', so is every man. If everyone is a victim, no one is. Victim means nothing anymore."

Leonie's LinkedIn profile shows he was a former judge and district attorney who was named associate deputy attorney general in the Office of Special Litigation in February 2015. 

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