The alleged assistance from Paul adds to what House impeachment managers say are “bizarre ways” that Paxton helped Paul. This was not the only time House lawyers say Paxton tried to personally appear in a courtroom to benefit Paul. The filings address a Paxton home remodel that House lawyers say was paid for by Paul. But more problematic is its connection to Paul, House lawyers say. In an exchange previously made public, House lawyers note that a Paxton assistant was present in Paxton’s home when Paxton discussed the remodel with the contractor.