Political Conversation: Rep. Will Hurd

Tuesday, January 21 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

This is a past event.

Ground Zero Performance Cafe (TRO)
Los Angeles, CA 90089

U.S. Representative Will Hurd, R-Helotes, joined by Center Co-Director Mike Murphy kicked off our spring 2020 political conversation series.

Congressman Hurd is the only black Republican in the U.S. House, representing Texas' 23rd district that spans San Antonio to El Paso. In his three terms, he has made headlines by breaking from his party in supporting universal background checks for gun sales and the LGBT Equality Act, as well as opposing Trump's border wall.

Rep. Hurd served as an undercover officer in the CIA in the Middle East and South Asia for nearly a decade. He was appointed by Speaker Ryan to serve on on the House Permanent Select Intelligence Committee, where he serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Intelligence Modernization and Readiness. He was also selected by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy this year to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, where he is a member of the Subcommittees on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs along with Transportation, Housing and Urban Development.

Current USC students were invited to an exclusive closed door student forum with Congressman Will Hurd from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Ground Zero. 

See all photos from the event on our Facebook album.

Watch our livestream  of the event.

Listen to our podcast.

Event Type

Lecture / Talk / Workshop, Student Life, Free Food


Students, Alumni, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus


Dornsife, cpf



Center for the Political Future


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