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Texas Standard
Texas Standard: October 22, 2021

Texas Standard

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 51:12


The Texas Attorney General, already under a cloud of legal charges, loses an appeal in a whistleblower case against him. The latest today on the Texas Standard. Eight months after a deadly winter storm, new weatherization orders for the state’s power generators. Is it enough? Also a Texas ban on Delta 8. And no, we’re […]

ATO: BRIDGING THE DIVIDE
Episode 9 Former Dallas PD Swat Chris Webb

ATO: BRIDGING THE DIVIDE

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 17, 2021 83:05


“If it sucks we'll do it” was the motto of this exceptional former Dallas Swat operator. Chris Webb worked over 20 years with Dallas PD and now works for the Texas Attorney General's Fugitive Unit. You will not hear a more genuine story of perseverance, spirituality and the highest display of being a team player in the high stakes world of Swat in a major city. Sit back and listen to the great Chris Webb tell when he found his “Why” in Dallas Swat and why he is the ultimate teammate. 

Loving Liberty Radio Network
10-8-2021 Washington Watch Live with Tony Perkins

Loving Liberty Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 54:10


Bob Good, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Virginia, comments on the Education and Labor Committee letter calling for a hearing on the DOJ's task force targeting parents who speak out at school board meetings. Leslie Rutledge, Arkansas Attorney General, warns against the overreach of the federal government by the Biden administration. Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, shares his plan to appeal a judge's temporary block of the Texas Heartbeat law. Ken Klukowski, Senior Counsel at Schaerr Jaffe law firm, responds to President Biden's speech this week on the vaccine mandates. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loving-liberty/support

Texas Standard
Texas Standard: September 15, 2021

Texas Standard

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 50:43


Mask mandates, Mask directives and the 9 lawsuits against school districts coming from the Texas Attorney General’s Office. We’ll look at the latest. Also there are no easy answers for Foster care in Texas. The state continues facing challenges. And the heart breaking reality of a rising number of young kids who struggle with suicidal […]

Loving Liberty Radio Network
9-9-2021 Washington Watch Live with Tony Perkins

Loving Liberty Radio Network

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2021 54:10


Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, discusses President Biden's plan to announce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate on federal workers and also on private sector companies with more than a hundred employees, a report that includes previously undisclosed about the origins of COVID-19, and the situation in Afghanistan. Dr. Jane M. Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, talks about why the COVID-19 vaccine should not be mandated. Mark Robinson, North Carolina Lieutenant Governor, shares his report on the indoctrination happening in North Carolina public schools. Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, discusses the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit against the Texas Heartbeat law. Mike Gonzalez, senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation's Allison Center for Foreign Policy, previews his new book BLM: The Making of a New Marxist Revolution Kindle Edition. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loving-liberty/support

The Charlie Kirk Show
'Roe on the Ropes' with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

The Charlie Kirk Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2021 39:21


Charlie is joined EXCLUSIVELY by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for an in depth discussion about all things Texas in one of the state's busiest legislative sessions in decades. Starting with the Texas Heartbeat pro-life bill that has the entire leftwing abortion establishment losing their collective minds, AG Paxton walks through exactly how the bill was crafted to pose an unprecedented legal conundrum for the Supreme Court, which is why they allowed the law to go into effect in a historic 5-4 ruling. Charlie also brings up Texas' new open carry law, the states' lawsuit with Google, the border wall, MPP, and of course election integrity. Texas is back to leading the nation in conservative principles and we're here for it. Keeping Texas red, don't miss this exclusive discussion with Texas AG Ken Paxton.  Support the show: http://www.charliekirk.com/support See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Austin Daily Drop
Austin Daily Drop - Friday August 20, 2021

The Austin Daily Drop

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 9:05


Local COVID hospitalization average seems to be settling into a high plateau, while researchers at UT predict - with many caveats - an eventual decline. Also at UT, a survey of students on their confidence in University safety measures pessimistic. Austin Public Health begins handing out HEB gift cards as a vaccination incentive. Texas Attorney General's attempt to persuade the Texas Supreme Court to intervene in favor of Governor Greg Abbott's masking mandate ban fails - for now. The TEA revises itself, now requiring school districts to issue notification of positive cases. Both Hays and Eanes ISD's see continued waffling on their declared masking rules. The Texas House of Representatives achieves quorum after a six-week walkout by Democrats fails with the return of three Houston-area lawmakers. The Austin City Limits Music Festival announces a requirement for negative tests (or vaccination) for attendance this year, and also reveals their 2021 schedule. The pace of home sales in Austin slows slightly, for the first time in over a year. And congrats to Empowering A Billion Women, who have been declared the 28th fastest-growing company in the U.S. over the last four years - and top of the list for Austin.

Radio Influence
The Lawfather Podcast: Ethics Complaint Filed Against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Radio Influence

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 25:08


Attorney William Franchi is back for another edition of The Lawfather Podcast and he kicks off the episode by discussing the ethics complaint being filed against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. Also in this episode, he tells you about what's going on with marijuana laws, Florida Governor Ron Desantis order about masks in schools, and […] The post The Lawfather Podcast: Ethics Complaint Filed Against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton appeared first on Radio Influence.

The Mark Davis Show
July 20, 2021 8am Hour

The Mark Davis Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 31:55


George P. Bush on how he would act against big tech tyranny if he becomes Texas Attorney General; Rep. Dan Crenshaw on TX06 race, January 6 commission and Afghanistan withdrawal. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Jack Riccardi Show
JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 07/14/2021

Jack Riccardi Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 99:19


It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...A majority of Democrats in the Texas House left for Washington D.C. in a bid to again deny Republicans the quorum needed to pass new voting restrictions.; Homeland Security Chief says U.S. will not give refuge to anyone fleeing Cuba even if they demonstrate fear of being persecuted in their home countries.; Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush launched his next political move to run for Texas Attorney General in 2022.; We are asking you tonight if a ice cream truck drove by you house what kind of ice cream would you buy and on the JR poll, "Would you vote for George P. Bush for Texas AG?"

Pratt on Texas
Episode 2719: A Texas Democrat Festival of Hyperbole | Speaker & allies partly responsible for this show – Pratt on Texas for 7/13/2021

Pratt on Texas

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 41:01


The news of Texas covered today includes:Our Lone Star story of the day:  It is a festival of absurd hyperbole from Texas Democrats as they stay in an expensive D.C. hotel after jetting off on chartered planes to skip their work in Austin. While the House has voted to have them arrested and returned, that can't happen until and unless they are within the boundaries of Texas. An honest look at this mess demonstrates that some of it, not all but some, is due to Speaker Phelan and allies gaining their power by compromising with Democrats and then owing them something in return.Abortion industry is not about to let Texas save the lives of babies, even those with detectable heartbeats; files lawsuit to stop the Texas Fetal Heartbeat law.Leftist civil rights lawyer Lee Merritt joins Democrat Primary race for Texas Attorney General.And other news of Texas.www.PrattonTexas.com

Pratt on Texas
Episode 2718: Dems flee Texas to break legislative quorum | Texas GOP gets solid new chairman – Pratt on Texas for 7/12/2021

Pratt on Texas

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 41:00


The news of Texas covered today includes:Our Lone Star story of the day:  Proving to be non-supportive of elections that protect the votes of all, including the poor and minorities, Texas Democrats announce they are fleeing to Washington, D.C. to break legislative quorum in the special session. Too bad it's not true what one Democrat state representative told the press about the trip.Republican Party of Texas executive committee elected former state Rep. Matt Rinaldi as party chairman. He's a solid conservative.Wichita County gets good news in the “caricature of himself” County Judge Woody Gossom announcing he will not run for re-election. 32-years on the county payroll as an elected official is enough.Fundraising reports demonstrate Eva Guzman to be the establishment and RINO pick for Texas Attorney General.Abbott polls as almost non-existent in the Dallas CPAC presidential straw poll.And other news of Texas.www.PrattonTexas.com

Liberty Lighthouse
Liberty Minute - 20210712

Liberty Lighthouse

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 1:00


I'm Peter Serefine, and this is the Liberty Minute for Monday, day 484 of Wuhan Flu hysteria. Thousands of Cubans took to the streets yesterday to protest the communist regime because of gasoline, electricity, and food shortages. Meanwhile, here in the USA young people wearing designer clothes sip $7 coffee drinks and protest capitalism on their $1,000 smartphones. Vice President Harris said that voter ID laws are problematic because rural people will have trouble photocopying their ID for mail-in registration. Man, progressives just can't resist assuming they are better than everyone else. The Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, VA was taken down on Saturday four years after the protests over the statue began. The Texas Attorney General told CPAC yesterday that his office has 511 cases of election fraud in the court system and 386 more cases still under investigation. Join me in cutting the fog of politics in the Liberty Lighthouse, Saturday at 8 pm Eastern/5 pm Pacific on Mojo50 Radio and anytime at www.Liberty-Lighthouse.com. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/libertylighthouse/message

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast
THE END OF HISTORY

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 67:43


In this episode, Dinesh answers the cover story in Harper's magazine written by the Princeton historian Matthew Karp who calls Dinesh the "leading historian of the Trump era." After taking a moment to pat himself on the back, Dinesh exposes Karp as an intellectual fraud and shows how he is part of the destruction of history in American universities. Dinesh reveals what the FBI learned from Jussie Smollett, the art of the racial hoax. Former Texas supreme court justice Eva Guzman, who's running for Texas Attorney General, joins Dinesh to talk about how Hispanic values align with Republican values. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Michael Berry Show
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton On Voter Fraud

The Michael Berry Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 17:45


Pratt on Texas
Episode 2698: Are pro-CRT Texas teachers racist or just ignorant | Austin media’s P.C. on 6th Street shootings – Pratt on Texas for 6/14/2021

Pratt on Texas

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2021 40:57


The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day: Teachers and other Leftist useful idiots protest in Texas and elsewhere against state laws passed to ban Critical Race Theory and similar programs from public schools. The media whitewashes, downplays, and lies about what Critical Race Theory is in stories covering the protests. But the real question is: What do these Texas teachers think the bill in the Lone Star State banned? They don't actually seem to know or, they are racists themselves. https://prattontexas.com/2021/05/12/is-it-racist-to-oppose-racism-in-texas-local-sales-tax-numbers-released-pratt-on-texas-for-5-12-2021/ Austin media decides to put political correctness and Leftist narrative above public safety in reporting on the 6th Street shootings this past weekend. Shameful. Texas wins its 9th Golden Shovel Award for economic growth projects. Eva Guzman joins P. Bush in GOP primary race for Texas Attorney General. Rep. James White says he may run for statewide office but won't say which. And some mix-up at WFAA on Sen. Buckingham's run for Land Commissioner. And much other news of Texas. www.PrattonTexas.com

Battle for 1600 with Sebastian Gorka and Boris Epshteyn Podcast
Episode 63: Sean Spicer joins The Battle for 1600

Battle for 1600 with Sebastian Gorka and Boris Epshteyn Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 40:17


On this episode, Sebastian and Boris discuss the California gubernatorial recall election and the primary race for Texas Attorney General, before they are joined by a very special guest: Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The David Pakman Show
6/11/21: A New Idea on Climate Change

The David Pakman Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 62:15


--On the Show: --Republican Congressman Louie Gohmert suggests the idea of the Bureau of Land Management changing the moon's orbit in order to deal with climate change --George P. Bush, the son of Jeb Bush and current candidate for Texas Attorney General, admits during a Fox News interview that he is a full Trumpist --Caller thinks campaign finance reform is the most important issue --Caller wonders why Democrats are trying to work with Republicans --Caller had a falling out with an anti-vaxxer friend --Caller questions what Janet Yellen is doing at the Treasury Department --Caller talks about if people are inherently lazy --Caller thinks Joe Biden is abandoning the progressive wing of the party --Audience Question: Did Donald Trump really wear his pants backwards in a recent speech? --Audience Question: Can we say for sure that UFOs aren't aliens? --Audience Question: With 10% of Trump rioters being former military members, is a coup possible? --On the Bonus Show: North Carolina county ends Coke vending machine ban, Jeffrey Toobin is back on CNN after Zoom exposure scandal, and much more...

ToddCast Podcast
The Todd Starnes Show- Phil Rizzo; Rep. Mike Cloud (R-TX); George P. Bush

ToddCast Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 114:41


Todd Starnes discusses the weekend's news developments, the future of the Republican party, and other hot-button issues. Today Todd is joined by New Jersey Governor candidate Phil Rizzo, Congressman Mike Cloud from Texas, and Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, candidate for Texas Attorney General! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Brian Kilmeade Show Free Podcast
Producers' Pick | George P. Bush: Good Things Happen When Trumps and Bushes Are Together

The Brian Kilmeade Show Free Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2021 15:46


George P. Bush, Texas Land Commissioner and son of Jeb Bush, on running to oust the Texas Attorney General, the border crisis and how he plans to navigate the Trump political landscape.  "When Bushes and Trumps come together, good things happen."

The Mark Davis Show
June 3, 2021 8am Hour

The Mark Davis Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 28:45


George P Bush announces for Texas Attorney General.  Is Ken Paxton vulnerable? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

CATS Roundtable
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton - Border conditions and carry guns...Texas

CATS Roundtable

Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2021 14:53


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton - Border conditions and carry guns...Texas by John Catsimatidis

Pratt on Texas
Episode 2686: Texas House leadership hands Leftist Dems big wins | Trump to endorse in Tx AG race = Pratt on Texas for 5/26/2021

Pratt on Texas

Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 40:38


The news of Texas covered today includes: Our Lone Star story of the day: As sadly expected, Texas House member and leadership let important key bill die by setting them late on the House Calendar and made all much worse by their petulant fit of a two-day recess last week. Lt. Governor Patrick is calling on Governor Abbott to call a Special Session in June for the handling of these key conservative priorities. Legislators: Why are you there if not to fight the Left’s work to destroy our country and culture at every turn? Our Lone Star story of the day is sponsored by Allied Compliance Services providing the best service in DOT, business and personal drug and alcohol testing since 1995. Much other news from the legislature on bills that are moving or have passed. Trump says he’ll endorse in the future race for Texas Attorney General between Paxton and P. Bush. Travis County DA hiring specifically for people who want to prosecute police officers. Plus other news of Texas. www.PrattonTexas.com

AM Quickie
May 17, 2021: Israel Says No End in Sight to Gaza Bombings; GOP Vs. Poll Workers; Big Pharma Lobbies Congress to Stop Patent Waivers

AM Quickie

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 7:09


Welcome to Majority.FM's AM QUICKIE! Brought to you by justcoffee.coop TODAY'S HEADLINES: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says there is no clear end in sight to the violence in Palestine, as the death toll from Israeli strikes continues to climb despite widespread international calls for a ceasefire. Meanwhile, the GOP has a new target in their war on voting rights: poll workers. They’re seeking to levy harsh penalties for anyone who makes a mistake while working on an election. And finally, the Intercept reports that Big Pharma is doing all it can to lobby lawmakers toward stopping Joe Biden’s support for worldwide access to generic COVID vaccines. THESE ARE THE STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW: Israeli forces killed dozens more Palestinians over the weekend and destroyed the building housing both the Associated Press and Al Jazeera’s offices in the Gaza strip in an airstrike, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says there is no end in sight to the violence. Palestinian authorities say Israeli strikes have killed at least 192 people, including 58 children. Rocket attacks launched from Gaza have killed at least 10 people in Israel. Those numbers show just the tip of the iceberg of violence unleashed on the Gaza strip in the past week. Israeli forces have destroyed apartment buildings, damaged medical facilities, and leveled family homes, all under the familiar auspices of “fighting terror.” That was their excuse yet again when on Saturday, airstrikes destroyed the building that housed both the Associated Press and Al Jazeera offices in Gaza. Israeli officials claimed that Hamas forces were also using the structure, and warned journalists to evacuate before leveling the building. Yet Netanyahu gave no clear evidence that Hamas was in the area. Meanwhile, international calls for a cease-fire are mounting. The Times reports that Biden spoke to both Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas in an attempt to broker a ceasefire, but to no avail. The U.N. Security Council met to discuss the issue, but took no concrete action. And all the while, the people of Palestine continue to suffer. GOP Takes Aim at Poll Workers The New York Times has a new story out about a disturbing aspect of the GOP’s push to kill democracy. New laws in Texas and several other states would specifically target poll workers and election officials, making any small mistake punishable by extreme fines and even in some cases jail time. The Times reports that poll workers say they’ve experienced a severe uptick in harassment by poll watchers and other partisan agents in recent elections. In addition to that, new voting laws across the country have started to crack down on these workers, as well as nonpartisan election officials. The Times reports that various laws are leveling the threat of felonies, jail time and fines as large as $25,000 over the heads of election officials who make innocent mistakes in the process. All of this is a direct result of the GOP’s embrace of election conspiracies and Donald Trump’s continued insistence that he won the 2020 election, of course. Listen to this quote from Chris Davis, the county election administrator in Williamson County, Texas: “These poll workers don’t ever, in our experience, intend to count invalid votes, or let somebody who’s not eligible vote, or prevent somebody who’s eligible from voting. Yet we’re seeing that as a baseline, kind of a fundamental principle in some of the bills that are being drafted. And I don’t know where it’s coming from, because it’s not based on reality.” Poll workers work extremely long hours for very little pay, often out of a sense of duty. But experts think these draconian penalties will start to scare some of the most experienced among them away. That’s bad for democracy -- or in other words, good for the GOP. Big Pharma Lobbies Congress to Stop Patent Waivers The Intercept reports that Big Pharma is up to its usual tricks: lobbying behind the scenes to make the world a more miserable place. Last week, the U.S. announced that it would support the World Trade Organizations’ proposal to temporarily waive enforcement of the patents on COVID vaccines, which would allow many struggling nations to develop their own generic vaccines and get them to their citizens without paying an arm and a leg to U.S. companies. According to new documents the Intercept obtained, Pharma lobbyists have been goading a core group of House Republicans into opposing this effort at all costs. Many lobbyists in question work for the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a trade group that represents Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and other big firms -- in other words, exactly the people who will profit from keeping a tight lock on the patents. Their effort was enough to convince 29 House Republicans to sign on to an as-yet-unsent letter to Biden urging him to roll back his support for the WTO plan. The letter leans into the lobbyists talking points, also obtained by the Intercept, which claim that the waiver would cost American jobs and allow China to “profit from our innovation.” The play they’re making is simple: try to use Chinese and Russian fearmongering to get Biden to back down. With any luck, the President is going to see right through that -- but who knows how many corporate Democrats might be susceptible to the same kind of crap. One to keep an eye on, for sure. AND NOW FOR SOME QUICKER QUICKIES: Neera Tanden finally made her way into the White House, after her humiliating failure to gain an actual confirmed seat at the OMB because of her awful Twitter feed, she will be joining the Biden Administration as a senior advisor. My guess is she probably won’t be giving social media advice! The Military Times reports that U.S. Space Force Lt. Colonel Matthew Lohmeier [LOW MEYER] was dismissed from his post after he went on a podcast to promote his new self-published book, titled “Irresistible Revolution: Marxism's Goal of Conquest & the Unmaking of the American Military." Sounds like the Space Force isn’t attracting America’s finest. There’s a new George Bush on the scene! Yep, you heard that right. George P. Bush, the large adult son of one Jeb Bush, is considering a run for Texas Attorney General. We will never be free from this family at this rate! The messy Matt Gaetz cycle continues. A new report by the Daily Beast alleges that Gaetz’s associates gave a kushy county government contract to an influencer, model, and escort that Gaetz frequently partied with, allowing her to collect thousands of dollars in taxpayer money for doing, well, not a whole lot. AM QUICKIE - MAY 17, 2021 HOSTS - Sam Seder & Lucie Steiner WRITER - Jack Crosbie PRODUCER - Dorsey Shaw EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - Brendan Finn

Texas Tribune Brief
George P. Bush wants to challenge beleaguered Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. But can he keep Trump out of it?

Texas Tribune Brief

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 3:52


Bush has a unique history with Trump as the only prominent member of his famous political family to back the former president. Meanwhile, Paxton has tightly aligned himself with Trump in recent months.

Seay the Future Podcast
Ep. 40: Senator John Cornyn

Seay the Future Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 36:05


In 2020, Texans overwhelmingly re-elected Senator John Cornyn to represent them for a fourth term in the U.S. Senate. Since he was first elected in 2002, Sen. Cornyn has earned a national reputation as an articulate and powerful voice for Texas and conservative values in Washington. Sen. Cornyn, a San Antonio native, strongly believes that we need more Texas solutions in Washington, which is why he consistently fights to bring the Lone Star State’s commonsense solutions to the federal level.He has committed himself to strengthening our national defense, securing our borders, repairing our broken immigration system, and strengthening the economy by keeping taxes low, reducing federal spending, and fighting job-killing regulations from Washington bureaucrats. Sen. Cornyn has also been a tireless advocate for Texas military personnel, veterans, and their families, and he has fought to provide these brave Americans with the best possible support, care, and benefits.Sen. Cornyn serves on the Senate Finance, Intelligence, and Judiciary Committees, where he helps craft legislation on behalf of 29 million Texans. From 2013 until 2018 Sen. Cornyn was chosen by his colleagues to serve as the Whip, the second-highest ranking position in the Senate Republican Conference. Sen. Cornyn has served the people of Texas for nearly four decades, first as a district judge and later as a member of the Texas Supreme Court and Texas Attorney General. He received his undergraduate degree from Trinity University, his law degree from St. Mary’s School of Law, and his LLM from the University of VirginiaLaw School.Sen. Cornyn married his wife Sandy in 1979, and they have two grown daughters.

The Jimmy Rex Show
#274 - Ken Paxton - Texas Attorney General Finds Himself On The Front Lines Every Day Fighting For Our Freedom & Fighting For The Country

The Jimmy Rex Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 28:24


Guest Bio:Ken Paxton is the 51st Attorney General of Texas. He was elected on November 4, 2014, and sworn into office on January 5, 2015. He was re-elected to a second term in 2018.As the state's top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Paxton leads more than 4,000 employees in 38 divisions and 117 offices around Texas. That includes nearly 750 attorneys, who handle more than 30,000 cases annually – enforcing child support orders, protecting Texans against consumer fraud, enforcing open government laws, providing legal advice to state officials, and representing the state of Texas in court, among other things.His first major initiative as attorney general was the formation of a special unit dedicated to combating human trafficking in Texas. During its first year of existence, the Human Trafficking and Transnational Organized Crime section helped arrest the chief executive officer of Backpage.com and coordinated to facilitate the permanent shut down of Backpage.com, the largest online sex-trafficking marketplace in the United States.Under Attorney General Paxton's leadership, the agency's Child Support Division is recognized as the most successful and cost-effective program in the nation. In fiscal year 2018, the division collected more than $4.378 billion for Texas families – an unprecedented amount in one year by any state. This success helped Texas taxpayers avoid over $1 billion in additional public assistance costs.Attorney General Paxton is focused on protecting Texans and upholding Texas laws and the Constitution. Fighting federal overreach, he filed 22 lawsuits against the Obama administration during a two-year stretch, of which six were heard in the U.S. Supreme Court. He's obtained an injunction or other winning ruling in more than 75 percent of the cases he's brought against the federal government. During his tenure in office, Attorney General Paxton has won major cases for Texas on immigration, school rights, Environmental Protection Agency rules and religious freedom. Stopping the EPA's “Regional Haze” rule averted higher energy rates for Texans. Businesses were protected and jobs preserved in Texas when Attorney General Paxton prevailed against the Department of Labor's “Overtime” rule. Attorney General Paxton led a successful multistate coalition against the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, which would have increased consumer prices for electricity and weakened the power grid in Texas. Most recently, a U.S. District Court agreed with his 20-state coalition lawsuit holding Obamacare unconstitutional. His office has also obtained a record number of successful election fraud convictions.

The Mark Davis Show
April 9, 2021 8am Hour

The Mark Davis Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 32:34


Analysis of our George P. Bush segment and a possible Texas Attorney General race; State Senator Kelly Hancock on the COVID lawsuit bill. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

THNX: A Feelgood Podcast
Episode 51: Mike Fields

THNX: A Feelgood Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2021 27:25


Mike Fields, a graduate of St. Mary's School of Law, presided over County Court at Law 14 in Harris County, Texas for twenty years. Prior to taking the bench, he worked for the Harris County District Attorney and the Texas Attorney General before starting his own law practice. Presently, he presides as a visiting judge and serves on several boards; Judge Fields has a long history of community involvement. He and his wife live in Houston with their two daughters.

The Cyberlaw Podcast
The Former Lingerie Salesman Who Has Putin's Knickers in a Twist

The Cyberlaw Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 78:39


This week we interview Eliot Higgins, founder and executive director of the online investigative collective Bellingcat and author of We Are Bellingcat. Bellingcat has produced remarkable investigative scoops on everything from Saddam's use of chemical weapons to exposing the Russian FSB operatives who killed Sergei Skripal with Novichok, and, most impressive, calling a member of the FSB team that tried to kill Navalny and getting him to confess. Eliot talks about the techniques that make Bellingcat so effective and the hazards, physical and moral, that surround crowdsourced investigations. In the news, Dave Aitel gives us the latest on the Exchange server compromise, and the reckless Chinese hack-everyone spree that was apparently triggered by Microsoft's patch of the vulnerability. Jamil Jaffer introduces us to the vulnerability of the week – dependency confusion, and the startling speed with which it is being exploited. I ask Nate Jones and the rest of the panel what all this means for government policy.  No one thinks that the Biden published cyberstrategy tells us anything useful. More interesting are two deep dives on cyber strategy from people with a long history in the field. We see Jim Lewis's talk on the topic as an evolution in the direction of much harsher responses to Russian and Chinese intrusions. Dmitri Alperovich's approach also has a hard edge, although he points out that the utter irresponsibility of the Chinese pawn-em-all tactic  deserves an especially harsh response.  I wonder why Cyber Command didn't respond by releasing a worm that would install poorly secured shells on every Exchange server in China.  In other news, I blame poor (or rushed) Pentagon lawyering for the district court ruling that the Department of Defense couldn't list Xiaomi as an entity aligned with the Chinese military. Jamil is more charitable both to DOD and the Judge who made the ruling, but he expects (or maybe just hopes) that the court of appeal will show the Pentagon more deference. Twitter, on the other hand, is praying that the Northern District of California suffers from full-blown Red State Derangement, as it asks the court there to enjoin a Texas Attorney General investigation into possible anticompetitive coordination in the Great Deplatforming of January 2021. Nate gives us the basics. I observe that, to bring such a Hail Mary of a case, Twitter must deeply fear what its own employees were saying about the deplatforming at the time. Neither Nate nor I give Twitter a high probability of success. And even if it does succeed, red states are lining up new laws and regulatory initiatives for Silicon Valley, most notably Gov. DeSantis's controversial effort to navigate section 230 and the first amendment. Nate also provides a remarkably clear explanation of the sordid tale of European intelligence and law enforcement agencies trying to cut a special deal for themselves in the face of surveillance-hostile rulings from the EU's Court of Justice. The agencies are right to want to avoid those foolish decisions, but leaving the US on the hook will only inflame trans-Atlantic relations. In quick hits, Jamil and Dave talk us through Israel's Unit 8200, the press on which offers a better cybersecurity VC alumni network than Stanford. We also discuss recent news about security lapses in what Dave calls the internet of things. And more! Download the 353rd Episode (mp3)   You can subscribe to The Cyberlaw Podcast using iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Pocket Casts, or our RSS feed. As always, The Cyberlaw Podcast is open to feedback. Be sure to engage with @stewartbaker on Twitter. Send your questions, comments, and suggestions for topics or interviewees to CyberlawPodcast@steptoe.com. Remember: If your suggested guest appears on the show, we will send you a highly coveted Cyberlaw Podcast mug! The views expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not reflect the opinions of their institutions, clients, friends, families, or pets.

Watching the Watchers with Robert Gruler Esq.
Chauvin Trial Day 5, Ken Paxton Sues Biden on Immigration, Ghislaine Maxwell Update Bail Response

Watching the Watchers with Robert Gruler Esq.

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 13, 2021 92:41


Derek Chauvin trial continues with a 7th juror selection and Judge reviewing documents for Monday. Texas Attorney General Bill Paxton appeals lawsuit over “public charge” immigration rule. Ghislaine Maxwell receives a response to her bail request from the U.S. Attorneys. And more! Join criminal defense lawyer Robert F. Gruler in a discussion on the latest legal, criminal and pollical news, including:• Chauvin Trial Day 5 continues with one more juror selection.• Review of the current trial chart and the jury demographics.• Juror #7 is a single mother and high-level executive in the non-profit sector. • Minneapolis City Council settled a lawsuit with George Floyd family for $27 million, a record.• Other jurors were dismissed over their perceptions of having watched the George Floyd video.• Jury selection resume Monday and may take until trial on March 27th to seat a full jury.• Border problems surge and Texas Attorney General moves forward with a lawsuit against the Biden Administration.• Texas is joined by Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, Ohio and Oklahoma in the lawsuit.• What is the “public charge” rule under the United States Code?• Ken Paxton also takes action on mask mandates and threatens legal action against Austin over their continuing masking requirements.• Ghislaine Maxwell reportedly selling her home to afford Epstein-tied legal fees.• U.S Attorneys office response to Ghislaine Maxwell's 3rd motion for bail and detail their reasons why she should not be released from custody.• Prosecutors explains why Maxwell's offer to relinquish her foreign citizenship do not justify pre-trial release.• As always, your questions and live Locals.com chat after the news!LIVECHAT QUESTIONS: https://watchingthewatchers.locals.com/LIVE Q&A ON CLUBHOUSE AFTER THE SHOW!https://www.joinclubhouse.com/event/M4zAXplAConnect with us:• Locals! https://watchingthewatchers.locals.com• Podcast (audio): https://watchingthewatchers.buzzsprout.com/• Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/robertgruleresq• Rumble: https://rumble.com/c/RobertGrulerEsq• Robert Gruler Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/RobertGrulerEsq/• Miss Faith Instagram https://www.instagram.com/faithie_joy/• Clubhouse: @RobertGrulerEsq @faith_joy• Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/robertgruleresq• Homepage with transcripts (under construction): https://www.watchingthewatchers.tvDon't forget to join us on Locals! https://watchingthewatchers.locals.comWhy Locals? We head over to Locals to continue the conversation before, during and after the show. You can also grab the slides (and other stuff) from the show as well as a free PDF copy of Robert's book which is also available to buy on Amazon here: https://rcl.ink/hHBOther tips? Send to tips@rrlawaz.com or tag @RobertGrulerEsq on twitter.#WatchingtheWatchers #DerekChauvin #GeorgeFloyd #ChauvinTrial #Texas #KenPaxton #TexasAG #Immigration #PublicCharge #GhislaineMaxwell #Epstein #SDNY 

The Daily Beans
Imminent White House Cat (feat. Frank Figliuzzi)

The Daily Beans

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 66:35


Today: Biden signs the American Rescue Plan ahead of his primetime remarks on the one year anniversary of the COVID lockdown; Merrick Garland arrives at the Department of Justice for his first official day as the attorney general; the Justice Department says the leader of the Oathkeepers was directing the siege on the Capitol; a former veteran charged in the insurrection is a former member of the Marine One squadron; the Texas Attorney General threatens to sue Austin officials if they don’t lift mask mandates; two common sense gun laws pass the House but face uphill battles in the Senate; the appellate court has allowed the charge of 3rd degree murder to be charged in the case against Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd; David Cicilline says he’ll propose a rule to stop Marjory  Greene’s procedural delay tactics; a new phone call surfaces in the Georgia RICO investigation into Trump and the House Oversight Committee gets emails that Mark Meadows was also involved;  Deb Haaland’s nomination advances to a confirmation vote next week; plus AG and Aimee Carrero (@aimeecarrero) deliver and your Good News and a ruling in Aimee’s Court. Follow our guest on Twitter: Frank Figliuzzi (@FrankFigliuzzi1) Author, THE FBI WAY: INSIDE THE BUREAU'S CODE OF EXCELLENCE Follow AG and Dana on Stereo: stereo.com/allisongill stereo.com/dgcomedy Follow Aimee on Instagram: Aimee Carrero (@aimeecarrero)  Have some good news, a confession, a correction, or a case for Beans Court? https://www.dailybeanspod.com/confessional/ Want to support the show and get it ad-free and early? https://dailybeans.supercast.tech/ Or https://patreon.com/thedailybeans Promo Codes Download Best Fiends FREE today on the Apple App Store or Google Play. That’s FRIENDS without the R – Best Fiends The first 100 people to use the code BEANS when checking out will save 15%! Go to nebia.com/beans and use that code BEANS to save 15% Magicspoon.com/dailybeans - use the code DAILYBEANS for free shipping. Magic Spoon - a cereal that tastes so delicious you won’t believe it’s made without all the sugar, carbs, or guilt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Lead with Jake Tapper
President Biden signs $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill into law; Average COVID deaths, hospitalizations, daily cases all dramatically down since January peak; Veteran charged in insurrection worked in marine one unit; Top Biden officials to meet with Chine

The Lead with Jake Tapper

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2021 38:14


Biden, Harris & top officials to sell relief law to public; Tonight: Biden’s first primetime address on heels of relief bill victory; Rep. McCarthy: Covid bill isn’t about pandemic, is a “payoff for Pelosi’s political allies”; WH: Stimulus checks will begin hitting bank accounts this weekend; One year ago today: COVID-19 infects Tom Hanks, shuts down NBA, Europe travel, Seattle schools; Fauci admits he would be “shocked” a year ago to learn 530K+ Americans would die from Covid; In new ad, all living former presidents, except Trump, urge Americans to get vaccinates; New guidelines lift restrictions on visits inside nursing homes; Veteran charged in riot received special security clearance for those working close to the president; CNN KFile: Cuomo downplayed and deflected questions about nursing home data last spring; Texas Attorney General files lawsuit against city of Austin and Travis county over mask requirement; Houston Mayor responds to lifted restrictions in Texas; Virginia Capitol police officer dies of Covid-19; Visit teambeans.shop to help fight childhood cancer; To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Moontower Business
Episode 60: Joe Jaworski, Candidate for Texas Attorney General

Moontower Business

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2021 38:17


Episode 60 features a great conversation with Joe Jaworski, Candidate for Texas Attorney General. Joe talks about his background and experiences, why he is running for Texas Attorney General, and what the political landscape looks like in Texas. Learn more about Joe at https://jaworskifortexas.com Podcast music by www.bensound.com

KFI Featured Segments
@GaryAndShannon (03/01) - What's Happening

KFI Featured Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 5:43


Texas Attorney General is suing an electricity company // Lady Gaga's dogs have been found and her dog walker is recovering // Former NFL star Irv Cross has died // JJ Watt signs with the Arizona Cardinals // Vanessa Bryant was to publicly identify deputies who shared phots of the crash scene // Jonah Hill responds to people body shaming him.

The Michael Berry Show
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

The Michael Berry Show

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2021 16:30


Biden was delivered another blow regarding his 100 day deportation ban. We talk to Texas' Attorney General Ken Paxton who is credited with leading the charge on fighting this ban.

The Derek Hunter Podcast
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

The Derek Hunter Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2021 35:19


On today's show we talk with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton about his fight to ensure US immigration laws are enforced, how the left is trying to turn Texas blue, and everything in-between.

Game Theory Today with Eric Garland
Cuban White Supremacists and Vermont Nazis

Game Theory Today with Eric Garland

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 29, 2021 48:48


I’m excited to announce Season Two of the Game Theory Today Podcast! In season one I covered pre-Biden, during-Trump stories such as bribes from the Egyptian dictator El-Sisi during the 2016 campaign, convicted foreign agents at the top of political parties, the Texas Attorney General already facing 99 years in prison and much more. The series features Today, in Criminal ... Read More The post GTT Podcast: Cuban White Supremacists and Vermont Nazis appeared first on Eric Garland.

The Michael Berry Show
You Tell Us: What Really Happened Last Wednesday? | AM Show

The Michael Berry Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 107:19


Fox News ratings struggles; Don Lemon’s rants about snowflakes on the right; Colin Powell says he’s no longer a Republican despite not having supported a Republican for president in 16-years; 1984 with the Senate was bombed by people Bill Clinton later freed; Texas AG Ken Paxton sues Google; How much of a joke the Houston Chronicle isMichael took calls on what listeners thought about the capitol take over; Democrat Rep. says Ted Cruz & Josh Hawley should be added to the no-fly list; Guest: Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General on suing GoogleCalls from listeners on their thoughts on the Capitol siege; Ron Paul and the czar has been locked out of Facebook;

The Michael Berry Show
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton On Suing Google

The Michael Berry Show

Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 15:41


Stay Tuned with Preet
CAFE Insider 12/15: Barr, Bye

Stay Tuned with Preet

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 14:15


In this sample from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne react to Attorney General Bill Barr’s resignation and reflect on his legacy. In the full episode, Preet and Anne discuss the Electoral College vote yesterday that formalized President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, the Supreme Court’s rejection of an attempt by the Texas Attorney General to block vote certification in four states that voted for Biden, and the federal investigation of Hunter Biden’s taxes.  To listen to the full episode and get access to all exclusive CAFE Insider content, including audio notes from Preet and Elie Honig and the United Security and Cyber Space podcasts, try out the membership free for two weeks: www.cafe.com/insider Sign up to receive the weekly CAFE Brief newsletter, featuring analysis by Elie Honig: www.cafe.com/brief This podcast is produced by CAFE Studios.  Tamara Sepper – Executive Producer; Adam Waller – Senior Editorial Producer; Matthew Billy – Audio Producer; Jake Kaplan – Editorial Producer REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Attorney General Bill Barr resignation letter, 12/14/20 President Trump tweet, 12/14/20 See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Beauty & the Beta
#236 | Supreme Court Rejects the Case, Secession Teases, Susan Bans Dissent

Beauty & the Beta

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 14, 2020 181:47


The Supreme Court declines to hear the much-anticipated election challenge from the Texas Attorney General, secession is teased in response, Susan bans questioning the election on YouTube, a man picks a fight over masks that he can't finish, and much more! For source material and show links, please see the YouTube post of this episode: https://youtu.be/nUp39DrVlYE                  For all things show-related, please visit http://www.mattchristiansenmedia.com  

Politicology
Even More Trump Court Losses, and Trump's Whiff on Additional COVID Vaccine Doses—The Weekly Roundup

Politicology

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2020 54:21


This episode was recorded when Ron Steslow was host of The Lincoln Project Podcast (www.lincolnproject.us). He is no longer affiliated with the organization. This feed is now the home of Politicology. Host Ron Steslow sits down with George Conway and Jennifer Horn to discuss the top news of the week: The U.S. Supreme Court declining a request to overturn Joe Biden's victory in Pennsylvania, the Texas Attorney General trying to throw out 10 million votes in four other states, and the New York Times reporting that the Trump administration declined to purchase additional doses of the Pfizer vaccine.

Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen
Supreme Court Tells Trump to F@ck-Off! December 11, 2020

Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2020 85:44


Comedian and NPR host Maz Jobrani joins Mea Culpa to examine this week’s worst Trump news. Plus, Rudy gets sidelined with Covid and Trump is secretly relieved to be rid of his serially flatulent legal mastermind. The Supreme Court laughs away the President’s legal challenge to the election while the Texas Attorney General prepares an equally baseless amicus brief to petition the court to invalidate millions of Biden votes and hand the election to Donald Trump. Will the President ditch Biden’s inauguration to kick off his campaign? And a look at Trump’s wish for herd immunity. Don’t miss a second! Also, make sure to check out Mea Culpa: The Election Essays for the definitive political document of 2020. Fifteen chapters of raw and honest political writings on Donald Trump from the man who knows him best. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M5VKQ6T/ For cool Mea Culpa gear, check out www.meaculpapodcast.com/merch --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mea-culpa-michael-cohen/support

Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen
Supreme Court Tells Trump to F@ck-Off! December 11, 2020

Mea Culpa with Michael Cohen

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 11, 2020 85:11


Comedian and NPR host Maz Jobrani joins Mea Culpa to examine this week's worst Trump news. Plus, Rudy gets sidelined with Covid and Trump is secretly relieved to be rid of his serially flatulent legal mastermind. The Supreme Court laughs away the President's legal challenge to the election while the Texas Attorney General prepares an equally baseless amicus brief to petition the court to invalidate millions of Biden votes and hand the election to Donald Trump. Will the President ditch Biden's inauguration to kick off his campaign? And a look at Trump's wish for herd immunity. Don't miss a second! Also, make sure to check out Mea Culpa: The Election Essays for the definitive political document of 2020. Fifteen chapters of raw and honest political writings on Donald Trump from the man who knows him best. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08M5VKQ6T/ For cool Mea Culpa gear, check out www.meaculpapodcast.com/merch

Louder With Crowder
EXCLUSIVE! Texas AG interview discussing SCOTUS SUIT! | Ep 76

Louder With Crowder

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2020 85:08


We go LIVE with the Texas Attorney General to get the latest, exclusive details on the lawsuit going to the SCOTUS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Hartmann Report
WHEN WILL AMERICA WAKE UP TO THE REPUBLICAN AGENDA?

The Hartmann Report

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 57:54


The Republican Party neither represents law nor order. Since Reagan's election, they've exclusively represented the interests of giant corporations and billionaires, while using racism, regionalism and misogyny to manipulate working class voters. The question our republic now faces is, "When will the people wake up?"

Trish Intel Podcast
Dec 9 - The fight for the White House grows big...TEXAS BIG!

Trish Intel Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 12:41


The Texas Attorney General means business. In today's podcast I'm digging into his suit of key swing states. Plus, what exactly is Joe Biden planning on the immigration front? If he undoes all of Trump's reforms, he risks a massive political upheaval. And, new reports of a Chinese effort to target democrats in California should us all questioning who is it that we trust. For more join me here and on https://trishintel.com. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Ron Paul Liberty Report
Corona Vaccine: Sound Science Or Experimentation?

Ron Paul Liberty Report

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 31:42


Concerns are mounting about the competing Covid vaccinations, as the UK reports it may inject a cocktail of two different vaccines and the FDA warns of "severe adverse reactions' after dose two of the Pfizer vaccine. Polls suggest that Americans are not all eager to stand in line for the shot. Will they be forced? Also today: Are the hospitals really filling up? Respected Coronavirus Task Force Member warns against lockdowns. Heroes and villains in Chicago and Virginia. Texas Attorney General sues battleground states over last minute election changes.

The Sean Hannity Show
Massive Voter Fraud In Texas

The Sean Hannity Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2020 94:20


James O’Keefe, Founder and President of Project Veritas uncovers MASSIVE voter fraud that is now being investigated by the Texas Attorney General. The Sean Hannity Show is on weekdays from 3 pm to 6 pm ET on iHeartRadio and Hannity.com. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://news.iheart.com/podcast-advertisers