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Ken Paxton Impeachment

5 questions loom as Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial gets started

Will the suspended attorney general testify, and will any — or all — articles of impeachment be dismissed before opening arguments? Answers are finally coming.

The Texas Senate gallery on Aug. 31, 2023 as technical staff prepares communications for the impeachment trial of suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton on September 5th. Paxton is accused of several ethics violations during his three terms as Texas Attorney General.

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

Will there be a full-blown trial?

Does Paxton testify?

Does Patrick show his cards more?

Who are the star witnesses?

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