Day 5 of the Texas Senate Impeachment Trial of suspended Lawyer Normal Ken Paxton opened with direct testimony from Mark Penley. Mr. Penley served as deputy legal professional basic for legislation enforcement earlier than resigning.
Lawyer for Home Managers Rusty Hardin referred to as Mr. Penley to the stand. Penley served 16 years as a federal prosecutor within the U.S. Lawyer’s Workplace for the Northern District of Texas.
Penley testified that Normal Paxton requested him and former Texas Ranger David Maxwell to research federal investigators investigating his donor, Nate Paul. A few of these investigators had been the identical officers investigating Paxton in affiliation together with his pending securities fraud case.
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Video archives of the impeachment proceedings might be discovered on the Texas Senate Impeachment web site. The articles of Impeachment, the Guidelines of Process for the Courtroom of Impeachment, the witness checklist, all motions filed by the Home Board of Managers and Paxton’s protection crew, reveals, and different potential proof are posted on the Texas Senate Courtroom of Impeachment web site.
Lana Shadwick is a author and authorized analyst for Breitbart Texas. She is a trial lawyer who practices prison protection and household legislation in East Texas. She served as a Texas prosecutor and household courtroom affiliate choose in Harris County, Texas.
Bob Value is the Breitbart Texas-Border crew’s affiliate editor and senior information contributor. He’s an unique member of the Breitbart Texas crew. Value is an everyday panelist on Fox 26 Houston’s What’s Your Level? Sunday-morning speak present. Observe him on Twitter @BobPriceBBTX.