Texas Standard for January 19, 2017

Rick Perry’s in the hot seat today, as new questions swirl over whether he really understood what job he was nominated to do. A degree in animal husbandry isn’t a prerequisite for Energy secretary – but will his resume as Texas’ longest-serving chief executive convince the Senate he’s the right person for the job? And: A promise from the President-elect to undo scores of Obama-era orders with a few strokes of a pen. What’s really on the chopping block, and what isn’t? Also: A cartoon controversy gets serious. Who should really get credit as the birthplace of Popeye? Those stories and lots more, today on the Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardJanuary 19, 2017 11:26 am