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Ken Paxton Impeachment

Paxton loyalists, but few others, turn out for impeachment trial opening

Texans came to the Capitol to witness Tuesday’s proceedings in which the Senate rejected motions to dismiss suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment charges.

Members of the general public line up to receive a pass to watch the impeachment trial for suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023 in Austin. Members of the public were required to wait in line for access before and following the trial’s lunch recess.

Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial: What to know

  • Paxton faces several allegations

  • Defense calls accusations political

  • Texas Senate acting as impeachment jury

  • The political donor at the center of the case

  • Affair could play key role in impeachment

  • The trial features several high-profile Texans

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Politics Dan Patrick Ken Paxton Texas Senate