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Ken Paxton Impeachment

“You’re on the clock”: How time constraints are affecting the Paxton impeachment trial

The prosecution and the defense were each given 24 hours to present their case and cross examine witnesses.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick confers with the defense and prosecution at the start of the morning session of day three in suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton's impeachment trial September 7, 2023 in Austin.

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

Timekeepers watch as Mark Penley testifies on Monday Sept. 11, 2023. Sept. 11 marked the fifth day of Ken Paxton's impeachment trial in the Texas Senate.

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