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Gov. Greg Abbott taps longtime aide Angela Colmenero as interim attorney general

Governor’s deputy chief of staff replaces John Scott as agency leader while suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton awaits his September impeachment trial.

Angela Colmenero has been named by Gov. Greg Abbott interim attorney general for the state of Texas. She replaces John Scott, who served as first interim attorney general after Ken Paxton was suspended pending his Senate impeachment trial.

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Politics State government Angela Colmenero Attorney General's Office Greg Abbott Ken Paxton