Morgan Luttrell

Rtd Navy SEAL Recaps His First Year In Congress, Behind The Scenes in DC

Navigating the Legislative Landscape.
Welcome to the Team Never Quit Podcast with your host, Marcus Luttrell. In this week’s episode, we dive into the intricate world of the House of Representatives with our special guest, and Marcus’ twin brother, Morgan Luttrell, the dedicated representative from District 8. Join us as Morgan sheds light on the inner workings of the House, providing valuable insights into how laws and bills are crafted, the collaborative efforts involved, and the day-to-day functioning within the hallowed halls of Congress.
Ever wondered how things actually get done in the House of Representatives? Morgan provides a behind-the-scenes look at the strategies and negotiations that take place, offering an insider’s perspective on the art of getting things done in the complex world of politics.
Learn about the various stages and committees involved in shaping legislation, and how representatives like Morgan play a crucial role in this intricate dance of democracy.
Morgan opens up about the challenges faced by representatives and the triumphant moments that make the journey worthwhile. Discover the highs and lows of navigating the political landscape and advocating for the needs and concerns of District 8.
Whether you’re a political enthusiast or just curious about the inner workings of government, this episode is sure to leave you with a deeper appreciation for the democratic process.

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In this episode you will hear:
• Everything I say is Morgan’s opinion. It’s Morgan’s perspective. (6:24)
• Candidate Morgan is different now because I have such a depth of what actually happens in the halls of congress. (7:21)
• You have to convince all the other members about what you think. (8:58)
• I’ve had conversations where the individual on the other side of the table is like “I don’t want a border. I don’t care about laws on the border. Anybody that wants to come across and plant a flag has the right to do so.” Those conversations happen. (10:16)
• It’s not Morgan representing the entire country. It’s Morgan representing District 8. (13:10)
We create appropriations bills, and appropriations bills fund the government. (14:31)
• I’m doing every single day – as hard as I can – to move laws in order to protect the people of Texas. (32:53)
• We have a spending problem. The process itself works, if you realize you can’t spend more than you have. (33:58)
• Learning to be a congressional member. You have to understand your role. (57:26)
• It can get interesting on the committees. (61:16)
• I tried never to get hit in my blind spot. I tell my staff: “Don’t ever let me get caught off guard. I don’t want to embarrass the district.” (61:30)
• I want House Resolution 2, the Border Bill to come across from the senate. And I want this to be signed by the President, so we can enforce it. That’s primary goal #1. (65:22)
• [Melanie] Q: How long do you see yourself as a congressman? [Morgan] A: 3 terms. (66:17)
• They chose me, and I’m doing my absolute best to widen the road that those went before me paved. (68:25)
• After I leave – if somebody was to say anything about me, the response that I’d be honored to hear would be “I wish he was still here.” (70:12)

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