U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz appeared on NBC's "Meet the Press" and advanced a debunked theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election, despite information from State Department officials calling it a "fictional narrative."
The recorded conversation that upended a first-term speaker of the Texas House was big news in state politics, but most registered voters barely noticed, according to the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll.
Watch a recording of "Why is This Happening? with Chris Hayes," in which Ted Cruz talks with Chris Hayes about small government, big tech, the Senate vs. the House and his relationship with the president.
The Democratic presidential candidate's proposal has upended the gun debate nationwide, but perhaps nowhere more dramatically than in Texas. It's here that both parties are facing internal divisions as they work to respond to recent shootings in El Paso and Odessa.