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Ken Paxton Impeachment

Ken Paxton took a “corrupt” interest in lawsuit on Nate Paul’s behalf, whistleblower testifies

Darren McCarty said the attorney general, his former boss, approached the Mitte Foundation lawsuit with “urgency and anxiety” — and a focus on helping his friend and political donor.

Darren McCarty, former deputy attorney general for civil litigation under Ken Paxton, is sworn in by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick during the sixth day of Paxton’s impeachment trial on Sept. 12, 2023.

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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