Party Politics

Party Politics: Impeachment Trial Underway

Co-hosts Jeronimo Cortina and Brandon Rottinghaus catch us up with the most recent updates from the Rodney Reed Case, and break down the week’s biggest news scandal involving a Texas State Representative getting caught for dropping an envelope full of drugs at a U.S. airport.

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State Rep. Poncho Nevárez, D-Eagle Pass, on the House floor on May 1, 2019.


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This week on Party Politics, co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina walk us through the first week of official Impeachment Hearings on Capitol Hill, and discuss the potential impacts that the public testimonies and transcript may have on the impeachment inquiry against President Trump. In this week’s episode, Jeronimo and Brandon catch us up on the most recent updates from the Rodney Reed Death Row Case, that has gained bipartisan support from government officials and an outpour of national attention from public figures and celebrities in recent weeks. Stay tuned towards the end of the episode where Brandon and Jeronimo break down the biggest news scandals of the week in Texas politics, including the arrest warrant issued against Texas State Representative, Poncho Nevárez, for getting caught on tape dropping an envelope of drugs at a U.S. airport.


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  • 2020 Presidential Round Up: Michael Bloomberg and Deval Patrick in; Mark Sanford Out; Mayor Pete having a moment
  • Bolivian Crisis?
  • DACA gets its day in Court



  • Rodney Reed execution quandary
  • Harris County Judge indicted on corruption charges
  • Pancho Nevárez not RUNNING
  • Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller "get a rope comments"

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