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Ken Paxton Impeachment

House panel investigating AG Ken Paxton’s office; Paxton calls on Speaker Dade Phelan to resign

The dramatic turn of events began with Paxton accusing Phelan of presiding over the House while drunk. Phelan’s office called it a ploy and “a last ditch effort to save face.”

Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan, left, presides over the house on May 13, 2021, and state Attorney General Ken Paxton, right, gives a speech in the Senate chamber during his swearing-in ceremony on Jan. 10, 2023.

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