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Full Show: Sen. Ted Cruz On Foreign Policy, And Tilman Fertitta On Business (Sept. 9, 2019)

On Monday’s Houston Matters: Sen. Ted Cruz discusses foreign policy. Tilman Feritta talks about his new book, Shut Up And Listen! And we get an update on Houston sports.


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On Monday’s Houston Matters: Sen. Ted Cruz talks with host Craig Cohen about numerous foreign policy issues, including Russia's place in world politics, the threat of a nuclear Iran, the president's authority to wage war, and the ongoing trade war with China. Their conversation took place on stage Aug. 29 at an event with World Affairs Council of Greater Houston.

Also this hour: Tilman Feritta, restaurant mogul and owner of the Rockets, talks about his new book, Shut Up And Listen! Hard Business Truths That Will Help You Succeed.

And Jeff Balke previews the Texans’ season opener tonight against the Saints and updates us on Houston sports.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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