Texas House Impeaches Attorney General Ken Paxton—A Key Trump Defender

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2023
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The Texas House voted overwhelmingly to impeach Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton—a Republican and loyal supporter of Donald Trump—on Saturday, removing him from office and placing his fate with the Texas Senate after a recommendation by a House committee earlier this week following an investigation into his alleged criminal activity. The Texas House of Representatives voted 121-23 to suspend Paxton, and the Senate will now decide whether he will be permanently thrown from office—and any future Texas elected office—over charges of bribery, abuse of office and obstruction. It now moves...

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