Texas Democrat says Paxton deserves censure for role in Capitol riot

AUSTIN, Texas — The head of the Texas House Democrats has called for the Legislature to investigate, and potentially censure or impeach, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for his role in events leading to Wednesday’s mob incursion into the U.S. Capitol. “Everything needs to be on the table because Ken Paxton has abused his power in an effort to subvert the will of the American people,” said state Rep. Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie. Turner accused Paxton, a Republican, of inciting rioters when the Texan spoke to a morning rally near the White House and urged President Donald Trump’s supporters …

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