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Party Politics, Ep. 71: White House Horrors!

Never mind the Blue Wave—the Beto Wave is surging in Texas

In this May 23, 2017, file photo former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force.

On Party Politics this week, co-hosts Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus are going to catch you up on the week’s political news:

The week’s big news was the conviction of Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen. Party Politics Co-Hosts, Jay Aiyer and Brandon Rottinghaus look at what this might mean for President Trump, and whether this signals a new direction in the on-going Russia investigation. Finally, they look at what the impact on the midterms will be. 

National Topics:

Stripping John Brennan’s Security Clearance creates big pushback from intelligence community.

EPA power plant revisions look to boost coal–but will it work?

Congressman Duncan Hunter and wife indicted for campaign fund misuse. 

When is a cyber attack not an attack? Ask the DNC.

GOP house candidate—endorsed by the Miami Herald says she was kidnapped by aliens!

Texas Topics:

Abbott—surging in the polls, say some teachers should get 100K a year.

VP Pence comes to Texas and Houston.

Beto-Mania hits Houston!

Harvey-1 year anniversary–how are we doing?

TX Court of Appeals blocks Austin paid sick leave ordinance.

Rep Travis Clardy announces for Speaker. 

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Party Politics is produced by Don Geraci, the audio engineer is Todd Hulslander and our digital editor is Al Ortiz

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