For Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial is a legacy defining test
Aug. 30, 2023"For Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial is a legacy defining test" was first published by The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization that informs Texans — and engages with them — about public policy, politics, government and statewide issues.Sign up for The Brief, The Texas Tribune’s daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. In the Texas Senate, what Dan P…
Another Judge Picked for Ken Paxton’s Impeachment Trial
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) named Lana Myers, a former state appeals court judge in North Texas, “as his counsel for the upcoming impeachment trial of suspended Attorney General Ken Paxton,” the Texas Tribune reports. “It was Patrick’s second effort at selecting a legal adviser for the trial after his first pick, Marc Brown, backed out amid questions about his impartiality.”
Is Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick in a losing battle regardless of the impeachment trial outcome?
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is keeping his gavel and adding–perhaps– a black robe. As the president of the Senate, Patrick is described as the most powerful legislative force in Texas.
Dan Patrick appoints new counsel to help him preside over Ken Paxton's impeachment trial
In 2009, former Gov. Rick Perry appointed Lana Myers to serve on the Fifth Court of Appeals. She won reelection in 2010 and went unchallenged in 2016.
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