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Texas Take


Oct 19, 2017

The President started it all, with some Trump-speak about how some former presidents didn't call the families of dead soldiers to express condolences. After he walked those comments back, Energy Secretary Perry, a veteran himself, called the public controversy over The Donald's remarks as "asinine."

Add a CNN debate between U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas and Bernie Sanders to a week supposed corruption in the Texas House -- part of a political drama show that's just beginning to unfold, involving the controversial bathroom bill.

That and more on this week's show, the lowdown on all the political entertainment in Austin and Washington -- and what it all means to average Texans.

With Mike Ward, the Houston Chronicle's Austin Bureau chief, and Scott Braddock, editor of the Quorum Report, it's Texas' leading online podcast about Lone Star politics -- now coming to you in collaboration with Texas Public Radio. Listen to more of their podcasts on our subscriber site, HoustonChronicle.com.