Texas AG Ken Paxton suspended and impeached on overwhelming 121-23 vote of Texas House

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2023
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This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate The Texas House voted Saturday to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton and place him on suspension immediately for alleged abuse of office. The overwhelming majority vote, 121 to 23, was a powerful statement of no-confidence in the state’s top law enforcement officer. The GOP-led House took a united stand against Paxton, who has been under felony indictment for nearly eight years without trial, with 60 Republicans joining all but three of the 64 Democrats. The unprecedented speed of the...

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