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Texas Take

Dec 19, 2019

Texans weigh in on both sides of the impeachment of President Donald John Trump, with Sen. Ted Cruz taking the lead and accusing Speaker Nancy Pelosi of making threats in in the process. Meantime, Scott and Jeremy weigh on their top stories of 2019: The fall of a speaker, mass shootings in Texas, the changing face of...


Dec 12, 2019

As impeachment moves forward in Washington Sen. Ted Cruz has now emerged as perhaps President Donald Trump's biggest defender. Candidates have now lined up for Congress, Texas House, and other offices across the state, with a record number of Republican women running. And Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is...


Dec 6, 2019

The political career of a Republican lawmaker came to a swift end in the Texas suburbs this week after he made racially offensive comments about Asian Americans. Houston Chronicle reporter Andrea Zelinski has the scoop. Speaking of scoops, Chronicle reporter Taylor Goldenstein has this one: Gov. Greg Abbott's office is...


Nov 22, 2019

 

President Trump made yet another trip to Texas this week, this time to tour the Apple campus in Austin to put a focus on the economy. But he ended up talking about the impeachment proceedings anyway. Plus Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick spent time with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West in Houston on Sunday. How did that...


Nov 14, 2019

Republicans and Democrats in Congress played key roles in public impeachment hearings as they began to unfold in Washington this week. We break it down for you. Plus, a Texas lawmaker is caught with cocaine at the Austin airport and, one last time, Beto O'Rourke says he is not running for US...