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Ken Paxton Impeachment

Ken Paxton impeachment defense rests after calling 4 witnesses

Senators will hear closing arguments beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, after which they will deliberate in private before emerging to cast votes on whether the attorney general can remain in office.

Tony Buzbee, a lead defense attorney, listens in as Grant Dorfman, Deputy First Assistant Attorney General at the Texas Office of  the Attorney General, is questioned by the defense team on the Senate floor during suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton’s trial on Sept. 14, 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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