Capital Tonight Aug. 23: Sen. Cornyn calls Trump’s government shutdown threat a negotiating tool

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A day after an angry rally in Phoenix, President Donald Trump softened his tone to call for unity. On this edition of Capital Tonight, was it too little too late? Sen. John Cornyn also weighed in.

Plus, Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller says universities shouldn't have discretion over removing Confederate statues. He tried to pass such a bill in 2007 and joined us to explain.

And a federal judge has tossed Texas' new Voter ID law. What it means moving forward.


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