Protesters who ‘crossed the line’ must be held accountable: Texas AG
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on supporting violent protesters on Capitol Hill being arrested and prosecuted.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton believes protesters who harmed people or property while storming Capitol Hill must be held accountable.
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Paxton, who was in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, described the scene of “a couple hundred thousand” people as mainly peaceful while people exercised their First Amendment right.
“Obviously, a certain small percentage of those people crossed the line,” Paxton said on FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria.”
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However, Paxton said those who went too far should “absolutely” be arrested and prosecuted.
“It's the same thing that happened this summer with most people peacefully protesting law enforcement issues,” he explained. “But some people crossed the line and they should be held accountable.”