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Here’s Why Some Republicans Still Can’t Get Behind Donald Trump (Podcast)

This week on The Ticket 2016: KUT’s Ben Philpott and the Texas Tribune's Jay Root talk to a wide range of Republican voters to find out why they're not ready to support Donald Trump.

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The Ticket was a weekly look at presidential politics from a Texas perspective in the leadup to the 2016 election. It included veteran political reporters Jay Root of The Texas Tribune and Ben Philpott of KUT NewsFind it on SoundCloud and Stitcher

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This week on The Ticket 2016: The different faces of the Never Trump movement. While much of the party leadership has gotten behind Donald Trump, there are still plenty of conservative voters who aren't sure what they'll do in November. KUT's Ben Philpott and The Texas Tribune's Jay Root introduce you to several different representatives of different parts of the GOP to explain their hesitations.

We also talk to one of the most well-known Texas conservatives who is still on the fence: Empower Texans President and CEO Michael Quinn Sullivan. 

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