Aug 31, 2018
Trump to Head to Texas,
But Does it Help or Hurt Cruz?
The race between Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke is
heating up this week as President Trump promised to campaign for
Cruz in October. The venue? "The biggest stadium in Texas we can
find," Trump tweeted. But given all the controversy surround
President Trump and the past bad blood between him and the senator,
is this good news for Cruz?
Meantime the Texas GOP is hitting O'Rourke for being arrested
on DUI charges years ago. But that attack seems to have backfired
on social media. O'Rourke is also finally starting to hit back at
Cruz for a variety of attacks on his record, including the way he
voted on relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
if you think it's rough now, this race will only get nastier
following Labor Day weekend as we head for the November
Texas business leaders are cautiously optimistic about
President Trump's announcement of a trade deal with Mexico. And the
Texas GOP is asking the FBI to look into whether a Democratic State
Senate candidate really lives where he claims to reside.
Go behind the headlines for a look at what's really going on
at the Texas Capitol and in Washington. Join the conversation
featuring Quorum Report Editor Scott Braddock and Ryan Poppe, Texas
Public Radio's Capitol reporter. Mike Ward is on assignment this
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