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Political Roundup: Pres. Trump’s First Overseas Trip and the Final Days of the Legislature

It’s time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. From the attack in Manchester, to Pres. Donald Trump’s first trip overseas in office, to the waning days of the Texas Legislature, we discuss the latest news and offer analysis with an eye toward how it all might […]

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It’s time again for our weekly political roundup and analysis of national, state and local political stories. From the attack in Manchester, to Pres. Donald Trump’s first trip overseas in office, to the waning days of the Texas Legislature, we discuss the latest news and offer analysis with an eye toward how it all might affect Houston.

Today, our guests are Jay Aiyer, assistant professor of political science at Texas Southern University and co-host of Houston Public Media’s new podcast Party Politics; Andrew Schneider, politics and government reporter for News 88.7; and Jeremi Suri from the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin and author of The Impossible Presidency: The Rise of and Fall of America’s Highest Office.

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