AudioWeekly Roundup Podcast: Texas Democratic Convention, New Uvalde Details, Human Smuggling in Onion Shipment

Catch up on the week's hottest stories in Texas politics with the reporting team at The Texan.
July 22, 2022
This week on The Texan’s “Weekly Roundup,” the team discusses the Texas Democrats reelecting their chair but failing to pass a platform, lawmakers condemning the decisions made during the Uvalde shooting, the state’s lawsuit against the Biden administration for abortion guidance, Texas Democrats’ attempts to circumvent state abortion laws, the rise in volunteering and donations to pregnancy resource centers, a congressman’s harsh words for the president of Mexico, a 14 percent drop in encounters by border patrol, a man who smuggled dozens of illegal aliens in a trailer of onions, the arrest of a Texas congresswoman protesting in favor of abortion at the Supreme Court, the trial for an East Texas principal charged with child sex abuse, and the death of a prominent survivor of the Waco Siege.

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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.