Zach Despart The Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton acquitted on all 16 articles of impeachment

By: - September 16, 2023

The Texas Senate on Saturday acquitted Attorney General Ken Paxton of 16 articles of impeachment alleging corruption and bribery, his most artful escape in a career spent courting controversy and skirting consequences of scandal. No article received more than 14 of the required 21 votes to convict. Only two of 19 Republican Senators, Bob Nichols of Jacksonville and Kelly […]