AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Cornyn’s Gun Deal, Texas GOP Convention Friction, Rinaldi Reelected as Party Chair

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
June 24, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) being booed at the Texas GOP convention, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick taking aim at the House, the reelection of Matt Rinaldi as state Republican chairman, testimony from law enforcement officials on Uvalde, a Texas senator suing the Texas Department of Public Safety, Cornyn working a gun control and mental health bill through the U.S. Senate, Republican-affiliated mayors asking Abbott to call a special session on gun control, the leader of the Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn movement facing a legal challenge, record numbers of illegal immigration, the comptroller predicting a surplus when the legislature convenes in 2023, an update on improved STAAR scores, and how charter school approvals by the state are faring.

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Daniel Friend

Daniel Friend is the Marketing and Media Manager for The Texan. After graduating with a double-major in Political Science and Humanities, he wrote for The Texan as a reporter through June 2022. In his spare time, you're likely to find him working on The Testimony of Calvin Lewis, an Abolition of Man-inspired novel and theatrical podcast.