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TribCast: Donald Trump's racist tweets, Beto O'Rourke's slaveholding ancestors

On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Alexa, Dave and Patrick about the president's racist tweets, the latest on the migrant crisis and O'Rourke's revelation about his slaveholding ancestors.

From left: Graciela Almanza, Rosie Almanza, Sarita Almanza and baby Josue Almanza await the arrival of President George H.W. Bush’s funeral train in Navasota on Dec. 6, 2018.


The Texas Tribune put this podcast on hiatus in August 2023 due to staffing changes in the newsroom. The TribCast was The Texas Tribune’s weekly political podcast, hosted by Matthew Watkins and featuring a rotating cast of editors, reporters and other guests.

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