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Ken Paxton Impeachment

Ken Paxton’s top deputy, the first impeachment witness, describes an attorney general out of control

Jeff Mateer testified that Paxton was so intent on helping Austin real estate investor Nate Paul that he worried the attorney general was being blackmailed.

Whistleblower Jeff Mateer give impassioned testimony about his former boss Ken Paxton in the morning session of  Attorney General Ken Paxton's impeachment trial in the Texas Senate on September 6, 2023.  (Bob Daemmrich/Pool for the Texas Tribune)

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

Buzbee attempts to discredit Mateer

Paxton a no-show, again, for trial

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