This article is over 5 years old


Political Roundup: Government Shutdown Deadline Nears, And Flynn’s Sentencing For Lying To The FBI Postponed

The Houston Matters experts discuss the latest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.

From the U.S. Senate passing a bipartisan Federal prison reform act, to Pres. Trump’s threats of a looming government shutdown over funding for a border wall, to former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s sentencing for lying to the FBI, to a Federal district judge in Texas ruling that Obama’s Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.

In the audio above, Brandon Rottinghaus from the University of Houston and co-host of Houston Public Media's Party Politics podcast and Houston Chronicle columnist Erica Grieder join host Craig Cohen to break down these and other stories.