Texas House committee recommends impeachment for AG Ken Paxton
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...