AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: May 7 Election Preview, Death of Texas National Guardsman, Abbott and Patrick Weigh in on Whistleblower Lawsuit

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
April 29, 2022
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This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses what’s on the ballot on the May 7 elections, the tragic passing of a Texas national guardsman, Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick finally chiming in on the whistleblower lawsuit against Attorney General Ken Paxton, a two-year-old Honduran boy rescued by border agents, the donation of three Bitcoin mining machines to the City of Fort Worth, the arguments made for and against the “remain in Mexico” policy at the U.S. Supreme Court, an update on Title 42 deportations, and Melissa Lucio spared from execution this week.

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Daniel Friend

Daniel Friend is a reporter for The Texan. He participated in a Great Books program at Azusa Pacific University and graduated in 2019 with a degree in Political Science. He has studied C.S. Lewis’s science fiction trilogy and in his spare time you might find him writing his own novel partly inspired by the series.