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Political Roundup: Should Presidents Still Attend Sporting Events?

Houston Matters breaks down the week’s biggest political stories with an eye for how they might affect Houston and Texas.


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President Trump was booed during Game 5 of the World Series. Of course, the series winner is typically invited to the White House. Presidents attending sporting events and championship teams visiting the White House have both become traditions. But they used to be apolitical and aren't anymore. So should they end? Why or why not?

We get your thoughts on that question and break down the week’s news in our weekly political roundup with the help of two guests:


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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