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Texas Take

Nov 6, 2019

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick this week said that what he thinks would make the Democrats competitive against President Trump would be Michelle Obama entering the race for the White House. Meantime Democrats under performed in a suburban Houston race for Texas House and Rep. Will Hurd is arguing the GOP must change its spots to...


Oct 31, 2019

Texans in Congress went on the record this week voting for or against procedures for the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Houston, stands out from his GOP colleagues as a member of the party looking for some nuance in what seems like an era of black and white, either pro-Trump...


Oct 24, 2019

After months of scandal that boiled over last week with the release of secretly-recorded audio, Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen announced this week he will not seek reelection in 2020. Meantime, the Texans running for the White House really need something to change if they're going to continue to compete.

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Oct 18, 2019

President Trump rallied his supporters in Dallas this week and took a swipe at Texans in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, joking about leaders in this state still calling him for money two years later. Meantime, the Texas House Republicans rebuffed the GOP Speaker of the House for his behavior in a secretly taped...


Oct 10, 2019

President Trump's abrupt decision to pull US troops from Northern Syria has drawn sharp criticism from some Texas Republicans, including Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Dan Crenshaw. Also, former Rep. Beto O'Rourke plans a counter rally as President Trump comes into Dallas next week and Gov Greg Abbott and Houston...