Texas House committee recommends impeachment for AG Ken Paxton

Posted on AllSides May 26th, 2023
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Juan Figueroa/The Dallas Morning News/TNS

The Texas House Committee on General Investigating recommended impeachment for sitting Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Thursday afternoon in a shockingly fast turn of events for the embattled Republican leader. The recommendation was unanimous on the part of the four-person investigatory panel.

Paxton came into Thursday's proceedings facing the possibility of an impeachment after a House committee heard testimony from investigators Wednesday that the state's top lawyer used his office to provide confidential FBI documents to his friend and campaign donor Nate Paul.

In a response to the committee's recommendation, Paxton suggested Thursday...

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