Senate impeachment trial

Watch: Senate Shutters Mayorkas Impeachment Trial

The Senate begins the trial of President Joe Biden’s impeached border chief Alejandro Mayorkas on Wednesday at 1 p.m. Eastern — but Democrats are expected to shut down the process to minimize public recognition of the many harms caused by Mayorkas’s pro-migration actions.

Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas testifies before the House Homeland Secu

TEXAS AG IMPEACHMENT DAY 6: Charity Suit Intervention ‘Unfounded and Unethical,’ Criminal Process Used to Benefit Private Donor

During Day 6 of the impeachment trial of suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, House Impeachment managers called the special prosecutor hired to investigate state and federal investigators. These included officials who were investigating Nate Paul, and AG Paxton’s securities fraud cases. A “prosecution” witness from the bank said they had to stop the foreclosure of Paxton’s donor’s properties and that pulling the foreclosure due to the controversial AG opinion benefitted the donor.

Paxton Impeachment Trial Day 6 Recap (AP Photos)

TEXAS AG IMPEACHMENT DAY 5: Adultery, Misuse of State Money for Private Purposes, Travis DA Witnesses

The fifth day of the impeachment trial of suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton included reports of adultery and misuse of State resources for private purposes. His former chief of staff testified that “50 percent” of executive-level staff time was spent on activities to benefit donor Natin “Nate” Paul, and it “was directed by Attorney General Ken Paxton.” Paxton wanted to have his office investigate the federal and DPS investigators who were investigating his donor and him, witnesses testified.

Day 5 of Ken Paxton impeachment trial. (AP Photos)

Texas AG Former Chief of Staff on Paxton’s Adultery: ‘My Heart Broke for’ His Wife

The former chief of staff to suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton confronted her boss after his security detail, state-employed personal assistant, and other staff members complained about Paxton’s adulterous relationship with Laura Olson. She also testified about the impact of calendaring changes, extra hours, and weekends staff had to work due to his behavior. This “was not state business,” she testified.

Texas state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst, left, reached out to Texas State Sen. Angela Paxton, righ

TEXAS AG IMPEACHMENT DAY 4: Ranger Warns AG About ‘Crooked’ Donor

House Impeachment Managers continued to call “prosecution” witnesses during day four of the impeachment trial of suspended Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. One of the witnesses, a Texas law enforcement “icon,” testified he warned Paxton that conducting an investigation for the benefit of donor Nate Paul could end up with them getting indicted. He called Paul a “criminal” who was “running a Ponzi scheme.”

Day 4 of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Impeachment Trial. (AP Photos/Eric Gay)

Texas Ranger ‘Icon,’ Whistleblower Warned AG Paxton He Could Get Indicted

A Texas Ranger “Icon” turned AG whistleblower took the stand on day four of the impeachment trial of suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton. David M. Maxwell, Jr., a distinguished Texas law enforcement officer with 25 years experience as a Texas Ranger, testified that he told the AG that both of them could get indicted if they interfered in the FBI’s investigation of Paxton’s donor, Nate Paul.

Former Texas Ranger David Maxwell testifies during Day 4 of the Texas AG Impeachment Trial

Texas Senate ‘Jurors’ Soundly Reject Motions to Dismiss in Paxton Impeachment Trial

The first morning of the impeachment trial of Texas Attorney General Warren Ken Paxton, Jr., began with consideration of Paxton’s motions to dismiss the articles of impeachment. The Texas senators serving as jurors soundly rejected Paxton’s argument that the Prior-Term “Forgiveness” Doctrine should result in the dismissal of the impeachment proceedings.

Texas state Attorney General Ken Paxton, center, sits with his attorneys Dan Cogdell, rear

Democrat Jamie Raskin Chokes Up During Impeachment Arguments

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) was seemingly emotional — appearing to almost cry — while he recalled being with his youngest daughter Tabitha at the Capitol on January 6 as he presented arguments supporting the Democrat-led push to impeach former President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 9: In this screenshot taken from a webcast, Rep. Ja