Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Texas Take

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.

Join the...


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...


Oct 2, 2019

 

Fundraising and polling is more critical than ever for former Rep. Beto O'Rourke and former Secretary Julian Castro as they try to avoid being cut from the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls. Meantime, new polling shows very competitive races for Congress across Texas just as President Trump, under the...