Posted BY: Bill | NwoReport

It’s been a heated week in Texas government, as conflicts flair between Attorney General Ken Paxton and GOP legislators, namely House Speaker Dade Phelan. On Tuesday, Paxton called for Phelan’s resignation after a video surfaced of the Speaker slurring and appearing to be intoxicated while presiding over a floor session in the legislature. The AG also penned a letter to the House General Investigating and Ethics Committee requesting an investigation into Speaker Phelan’s conduct.

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On Saturday, the Texas House voted to impeach Paxton on 20 articles containing allegations of corruption, with overwhelming bipartisan support of the resolution in a 121-23 vote. Paxton will step down while he is tried in the Senate on charges including bribery, disregard of official duties, and abuse of public trust.

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