Listen: Trump says Texas got rich off Hurricane Harvey, while Speaker Bonnen faces his own storm

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President Trump rallied his supporters in Dallas this week and took a swipe at Texans in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, joking about leaders in this state still calling him for money two years later.

Meantime, the Texas House Republicans rebuffed the GOP Speaker of the House for his behavior in a secretly taped meeting in his office. They’re leaving open the possibility of supporting someone other than Speaker Dennis Bonnen going forward.

All that and more as we go behind the headlines for a look at what’s really going on at the Texas Capitol and in Washington with the state’s #1 political podcast: The Texas Take. Join the conversation featuring Scott Braddock, editor of The Quorum Report, Texas Public Radio Capitol reporter Ryan Poppe, and Chronicle political writer Jeremy Wallace.