Ken Paxton: Why Republicans are impeaching a Trump ally in Texas


In May, the Republican-controlled Texas House of Representatives voted 121 to 23 to impeach the state’s top lawyer on 20 counts of corruption, obstruction of justice, bribery and abuse of public trust. The charges relate to favours he allegedly granted a Texas real estate developer, the use of public funds to punish whistleblowers on his staff and cover up their allegations, and benefits he directed to a woman with whom he was having an extramarital affair.


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