Debate between Texas GOP attorney general candidates got heated, even though incumbent Ken Paxton wasn’t there

Land Commissioner George P. Bush and former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman repeatedly criticized each other. U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert focused on the incumbent, who didn’t participate.

Republican candidates for state attorney general debate in Austin on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022. From left: Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush; U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Tyler; and former state Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman.
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