Texas

Some Texas Republicans Decried Capitol Insurrection — But Didn’t Connect The Violence To Their Own Rhetoric

Posted on · Texas lawmakers and other officials have taken the lead on baseless lawsuits that sought to dismiss the results of the presidential election and have tried to rally Trump supporters to protest his loss.

Election 2020

U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw Calls Expanding Mail-In Voting ‘Playing With Fire’ Despite Rarity Of Voter Fraud

Posted on · Crenshaw, a freshman Republican from Houston, made the comments in an interview during The Texas Tribune Festival that aired Monday. He also discussed immigration and changing voting patterns in Houston.

Politics

5 Texas GOP County Leaders Share Racist Facebook Posts, Including One Juxtaposing An MLK Quote With A Banana

Posted on · Gov. Greg Abbott called on two Republican county chairs in Bexar and Nueces counties to resign after they shared a racist conspiracy theory about George Floyd's death. The post was also was shared by the GOP chairs in Comal and Harrison counties.

Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Show: Conversations With Rep. Dan Crenshaw, And Sheriff Ed Gonzalez (Jan. 21, 2020)

Posted on · On Tuesday's Houston Matters: A conversation with Rep. Dan Crenshaw, Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez talks about law enforcement issues in the county, and writer Carmen Maria Machado discusses her new memoir.