Texas Senators Vote To Give Chamber Until Late August To Start Paxton Impeachment Trial

  • The impeachment trial in the Texas Senate to determine whether state Attorney General Ken Paxton should be permanently removed from office will begin no later than August.
  • Paxton, a Republican, was immediately suspended from office after the GOP-controlled Texas House on Saturday voted  overwhelmingly in favor of impeaching him.
  • The state Senate on Monday unanimously adopted a measure calling for the trial to begin no later than Aug. 28.
  • Paxton is being investigated for alleged ethical and criminal violations.
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