Texas Governor Appoints Interim AG Following Paxton Impeachment

Texas Governor Greg Abbott appointed an interim attorney general Wednesday afternoon. The governor’s action follows Saturday’s automatic suspension of Attorney General Ken Paxton following his impeachment by the Texas House of Representatives. Governor Abbott appointed former Texas Secretary of State John Scott as interim attorney general pending the impeachment trial in the Senate. He will […]

Impeachment Managers Chosen for Senate Trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

The Texas House of Representatives announced that it has appointed 12 managers to testify in the Senate impeachment trial of Attorney General Ken Paxton. The Senate has not announced a date or schedule. The Texas House of Representatives announced Monday that seven Republicans and five Democrats will be on the impeachment trial of the Texas […]

Texas Senate Prepares for Trial in Impeachment of Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick announced the appointment of a commission to recommend rules and procedures for impeachment courts involving Attorney General Ken Paxton. The Associated Press reported that the trial could begin no later than August 28. “Today, the Texas Senate received articles of impeachment against Attorney General Ken Paxton,” Governor Patrick said in […]

Texas House delivers articles of impeachment against embattled AG Paxton to Senate

The Texas House of Representatives delivered articles of impeachment against Attorney General Ken Paxton to the state Senate on Monday. The decision came after the Republican-led House of Representatives appointed a trustee committee of five Democrats and seven Republicans to oversee the impeachment process. Rep. Andrew Marr (R-Junction) heads the board, Dallas Morning News reported. […]

Trump blasts Greg Abbott’s silence over Texas AG Ken Paxton’s impeachment

Former President Donald Trump Sunday accused Texas Gov. Greg Abbott of disappearing in action, failing to defend the beleaguered attorney general of the isolated star state, where Abbott was impeached this weekend. claimed. President Trump, 76, has backed Texas Congressman Ken Paxton strongly as Republican officials have been embroiled in a corruption scandal. Paxton was […]

Trump criticizes Texas Gov. Abbott for silence on impeachment of AG Ken Paxton

Former President Trump has criticized Texas Governor Greg Abbott (Republican) for his silence on the impeachment of beleaguered Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. President Trump ‘missing in action’ I have written In Saturday’s Truth Social post. “Where is the Governor of Texas on impeachment of the Attorney General?” Abbott is a prominent Republican figure and […]

Fight still ahead for Texas’ Ken Paxton after impeachment deepens GOP divide

The historic impeachment of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sunday plunged Republicans into a battle over whether to oust the state’s attorney general in America’s largest red state after years of scandal and criminal indictments. It is at the center of trials in the state Senate. . Paxton said he was awaiting the Senate’s decision […]

Texas AG decries his impeachment as a ‘politically motivated sham’

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, a Republican, on Saturday condemned his impeachment by the Republican-led Texas House of Representatives as a “politically motivated hoax.” “Today’s ugly spectacle in the Texas House of Representatives confirms that the outrageous impeachment plan against me was never meant to be fair or just,” Paxton said in a statement. twitter. […]