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Political Roundup: From Sanctuary Cities to Cabinet Confirmations

From President Trump’s cabinet appointees being confirmed (one requiring a tie-breaking vote in the Senate from the Vice President), to the Texas Senate beginning action on Gov. Abbott’s emergency items, including a preliminary vote Tuesday on a bill to ban so-called “sanctuary cities,” we break down recent political news and discuss how it all could […]

Texas Capitol State Flag Politics - BannerFrom President Trump’s cabinet appointees being confirmed (one requiring a tie-breaking vote in the Senate from the Vice President), to the Texas Senate beginning action on Gov. Abbott's emergency items, including a preliminary vote Tuesday on a bill to ban so-called "sanctuary cities,” we break down recent political news and discuss how it all could impact Houston.

Andrew Schneider, politics and government reporter for News 88.7, joins us along with Jay Aiyer, political science professor at Texas Southern University.

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