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Ken Paxton Impeachment

Texas AG Ken Paxton impeached, suspended from duties; will face Senate trial

The House voted 121-23 to suspend the attorney general and refer him to the Senate for trial on charges of bribery, abuse of office and obstruction. It was the first such impeachment since 1975.

The Texas House voted to impeach state Attorney General Ken Paxton on May 27, 2023.

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Politics State government Andrew Murr Attorney General's Office Dade Phelan Ken Paxton Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature Texas Senate