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Ken Paxton Impeachment

Acting as Paxton impeachment judge, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issues sweeping gag order

“Prejudicial and inflammatory statements” from both sides have jeopardized the ability of senators to offer fair and impartial justice, Patrick says. Violators can be found in contempt, jailed and fined.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gavels in the Senate  at the state capitol in Austin on June 20, 2023.

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Politics State government Dan Patrick Ken Paxton Texas House of Representatives Texas Legislature Texas Senate