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Red America in Defiance (feat. Brent Webster, Aaron Reitz, and Andrew Kloster)

Season 1, Ep. 41

In Today's special episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with three conservative lawyers to discuss how red states are successfully waging "lawfare" to delay and stop destructive policies from Washington DC. First Assistant Attorney General of Texas, Brent Webster and Deputy Attorney General of Legal Strategy of Texas Aaron Reitz alongside former Trump Administration Attorney, Andrew Kloster weigh in on the battle over Border Security, Abortion, Critical Race Theory, and Big Tech censorship and demonstrate how states can defend the rights and safety of American families against federal overreach.


Brent Webster is the First Assistant Attorney General of Texas. He has served as a criminal prosecutor in Texas for 10 years, also serving as the First Assistant District Attorney in Williamson County. As a Williamson County Assistant District Attorney, he was awarded the “Crime Victim Advocate Hall of Fame Award” for outstanding service to crime victims.


Aaron Reitz has been promoted to Deputy Attorney General for Legal Strategy. Mr. Reitz graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Texas A&M University, where he was a Regimental Commander in the Corps of Cadets. After graduating, he commissioned as an officer in the United States Marine Corps and married his high school sweetheart, Meredith. He spent nearly five years on active duty and deployed to the northern Helmand Province of Afghanistan.


Andrew Kloster has served in various regulatory and legal counsel positions in the federal government, including most recently at the White House while serving concurrently as the Deputy General Counsel at the United States Office of Personnel Management. He has lectured and written widely on matters of administrative law and practice, including drafting rules, commenting on rules as a private citizen, and organizing panel events and research on the same.


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