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Captivated by the historic trial, Texans respond to Paxton acquittal with delight, disappointment

Those disappointed by the Senate vote, blame political polarization. Those pleased with the acquittal say the evidence fell short.

Members of the public exit the gallery on the tenth day of suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial at the Texas Capitol in Austin on Sept. 16, 2023.

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Politics State government Angela Paxton Ken Paxton Texas Senate