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Washington Watch

Washington Watch is a daily program hosted by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins that covers the issues of faith, family and freedom. Tony is your leading source for what is really happening in our nation’s Capital.

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Carter Conlon, Jeffrey Froh, Warren Davidson

On today's show:

  • Pastor Carter Conlon, General Overseer of Times Square Church, reflects on the 400th anniversary of Thanksgiving.
  • Dr. Jeffrey Froh, author of “Making Grateful Kids: The Science of Building Character” and Professor of Psychology at Hofstra University, shares the scientific and psychological benefits of practicing gratitude.
  • Rep. Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, gives thanks for faith, family, and freedom this Thanksgiving.
November 25, 202100:54:05
George Barna, John Basie, David Closson

On today's show, hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • George Barna, FRC’s Senior Research Fellow for the Center for Biblical Worldview and the Director of Research at the Cultural Research Center (CRC) at Arizona Christian University, discusses the findings of his study, "New Insights into the Generation of Growing Influence: Millennials In America.”
  • John Basie, Director of Impact 360 Masters and author of “Know. Be. Live. A 360 Degree Approach to Discipleship in a Post-Christian Era,” shares a 360-degree approach to discipleship in a post-Christian era.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, talks about how to share the gospel with friends and family over the holidays.
November 24, 202100:54:06
Sean Timmons, Mary Szoch, Jennifer Bauwens, Melanie Conway

On today's show, hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • Sean Timmons, Managing Partner at Tully Rinckey law firm, discusses the lawsuit against Biden’s vaccine mandate on military servicemembers and how the Pentagon is abusing the role of chaplains to enforce the mandate.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, shares what you can do to defend the unborn ahead of the Dobbs Supreme Court oral arguments and previews the Pray Together for Life event.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, talks about FRC’s amicus brief in the SAFE Act court case.
  • Dr. Melanie Conway, President of Little Rock Psychiatry, discusses a Texas transgender clinic closing and the science behind prohibiting puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and other gender transition procedures for minors.
November 23, 202100:54:10
Travis Weber, Cissie Graham Lynch, Bob Maginnis, Robert Malone

On today's show, hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, discusses the House passing the Democrats' massive spending bill, the NDAA provision forcing women into the military draft, and a Chinese tennis star goes missing after making a sexual assault allegation against a former Chinese communist party official.
  • Cissie Graham Lynch, host of the “Fearless” podcast, talks about this year’s Operation Christmas Child.
  • Bob Maginnis, author and retired U.S. Army Lt. Colonel, unpacks what China’s second hypersonic missile test could mean for the United States.
  • Dr. Robert Malone, Chief Medical and Regulatory Officer for The Unity Project and virologist whose work has focused on mRNA technology, shares why he is opposed to COVID vaccine mandates, especially for children, and predicts the future of COVID.
November 22, 202100:54:10
Vicky Hartzler, Kristen Waggoner, Matt Rinaldi, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri and member of the House Armed Services Committee, discusses the House passing a $ 2 trillion spending bill and reveals hidden agendas inside the bill, and gives an update on the NDAA provision forcing women into the military draft.
  • Kristen Waggoner, General Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, recaps Barronelle Stutzman’s stand for religious freedom after the settlement of her case.
  • Matt Rinaldi, Chairman of the Texas Republican Party, talks about the Republican National Committee (RNC) forming a “Pride Coalition.”
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, discusses the RNC’s “Pride Coalition,” the findings of a new study, Millennials in America: New Insight into the Generation of Growing Influence, and how believers can be praying for the upcoming Dobbs Supreme Court case.
November 19, 202100:54:05
Roger Marshall, Kevin Brady, Gordon Chang, George Barna

On today's show:

  • Roger Marshall, U.S. Senator from Kansas, gives an update on the Biden Administration’s OSHA vaccine mandate and the border crisis.
  • Kevin Brady, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Texas, unpacks the Democrats’ Toddler Tax and describes how inflation will only continue to worsen if the Democrats push Biden’s spending plan.
  • Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," discusses President Biden’s virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, the former Interpol president vanishing in China's prison system, and the fumbled messaging from Biden on the U.S. defending Taiwan from an attack by China.
  • George Barna, FRC’s Senior Research Fellow for the Center for Biblical Worldview and the Director of Research at the Cultural Research Center (CRC) at Arizona Christian University, shares the findings of his study, "Millennials in America: New Insight into the Generation of Growing Influence.”
November 18, 202100:54:05
Steve Daines, Andrea Lucas, Roger Severino, Andy Biggs, Lela Gilbert

On today's show:

  • Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, discusses the NDAA provision forcing women into the military draft and also Senate Republicans moving to formally disapprove of the Biden/OSHA vaccine mandate.
  • Andrea Lucas, Commissioner on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), comments on the Biden administration's intrusive questionnaire for evaluating requests for religious exemptions to vaccine mandates.
  • Roger Severino, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, laments a memo showing that HHS is expected to roll back Trump-era religious liberty protections.
  • Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona and chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, shares what an internal email provided by an FBI whistleblower reveals about the DOJ using counterterrorism tools against parents.
  • Lela Gilbert, FRC’s Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, discusses the Biden State Department removing Nigeria from its Countries of Particular Concern list.
November 17, 202100:54:04
Greg Steube, Rob Standridge, Chad Connelly, Tyson Langhofer, Meg Kilgannon

On today's show:

  • Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, recaps what happened during President Biden’s virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
  • Rob Standridge, Oklahoma State Senator, discusses Oklahoma’s Senate bill that would allow employees to sue for $1 Million over harms due to mandated vaccines.
  • Chad Connelly, Founder of Faith Wins, former GOP National Director of Faith Engagement, and former Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party, talks about the Republican National Committee forming a “Pride Coalition.”
  • Tyson Langhofer, Senior Counsel and Director of the Center for Academic Freedom at Alliance Defending Freedom, and Monica Gill, teacher at Loudoun County Public Schools, give an update on what is happening in the Loudoun County school district, including the reversal of teacher Tanner Cross’ suspension and an ongoing lawsuit against the school district’s transgender policy.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, shares recent news in education, including a New Hampshire student being suspended for saying there are only two genders, a Connecticut school forcing transgender indoctrination on kindergartners with no opt out provision, the role of education in the recent Virginia election, and FRC Action’s upcoming school board webinar.
November 16, 202100:54:10
Garret Graves, Phil Robertson, Al Robertson

On today's show:

  • Rep. Garret Graves, U.S. Representative for Louisiana's 6th District, discusses the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit extending the injunction against President Biden’s vaccine mandate on private employers, Biden signing the infrastructure bill, and the letter sent by congressional Democrats to Biden demanding a vaccine requirement or a negative test prior to boarding an airline flight.
  • Phil Robertson and Al Robertson, co-hosts of the “Unashamed” podcast, share their thoughts on current issues, including the vaccine mandates, indoctrination in schools, and the Republican National Committee announcing its first-ever “RNC Pride Coalition.”
November 15, 202100:54:10
Pat Fallon, Ralph Norman, Jennifer Bauwens, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Pat Fallon, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Texas, gives an update on how the Biden administration is handling China and Taiwan, the climate change issue, and social spending.
  • Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, anticipates the last-minute debt ceiling hysteria ahead of the looming Dec. 3 deadline, and talks about the DOJ memo on parents in light of recently revealed internal correspondence between the White House and the National School Boards Association.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, talks about gender dysphoria (GD) and significance of the new position statement on GD treatment by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, offers a biblical response to cancel culture, and unpacks new research on “progressive” Christians and “conservative” Christians.
November 12, 202100:54:10
Greg Murphy, Jerry Boykin, Ronnie C Crudup Sr., Owen Strachan

On today's show:

  • Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of North Carolina, discusses the infrastructure bill and Build Back Better plan, the vaccine mandates, and recognizes military veterans.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, shares why we must exercise the freedoms that our nation’s veterans have fought for.
  • Bishop Ronnie C. Crudup Sr., founder of New Horizon Church in Jackson, Mississippi, previews the Pray Together for Life event on November 28.
  • Dr. Owen Strachan, author and provost and research professor at Grace Bible Theological Seminary, provides a biblical framework for thinking through the COVID vaccine mandates.
November 11, 202100:54:10
Michael Waltz, Roger Wicker, Mike Berry, Dan Celia

On today's show:

  • Michael Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th district of Florida, gives an update on China and discusses the Navy SEALs lawsuit against the Biden administration for refusing religious exemptions to the vaccine mandate and Biden’s effort to shut down a second oil pipeline.
  • Roger Wicker, U.S. Senator from Mississippi, talks about the COVID vaccine mandates.
  • Mike Berry, General Counsel for First Liberty Institute, discusses the Navy SEALs lawsuit against the Biden administration for refusing religious exemptions to the vaccine mandate.
  • Dan Celia, President and CEO of Financial Stewardship Ministries and host of “Financial Issues,” shares the current state of the economy, inflation, and joblessness.
November 10, 202100:54:02
Chip Roy, Andrew Bostom, Charles Herbster, Stacy Langton, Meg Kilgannon

On today's show:

  • Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for Texas's 21st District, gives his thoughts on the Biden administration’s COVID jab-or-test mandates and the GOP members who voted for the infrastructure bill.
  • Dr. Andrew Bostom, Clinical Trialist and Associate Professor of Family Medicine at Brown University, discusses Merck and Pfizer’s experimental and potentially groundbreaking COVID antiviral pills.
  • Charles Herbster, Nebraska business owner, shares what’s happening in Nebraska schools.
  • Stacy Langton, a mother in Fairfax County, Virginia, talks about her opposition to sexually explicit books in public school libraries.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, shares the latest news on education and school boards.
November 09, 202100:54:10
Haris Alic, Jeff Landry, Tate Reeves, Douglas Burton, Scott Rasmussen

On today's show:

  • Haris Alic, reporter for the Washington Times, shares the latest on the infrastructure and reconciliation bills.
  • Jeff Landry, Louisiana Attorney General, discusses the emergency stay issued by the 5th circuit against the Biden administration’s COVID jab-or-testing mandate for businesses with 100 or more employees.
  • Tate Reeves, Governor of Mississippi, talks about the growing pushback against the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate.
  • Douglas Burton, editor for the Epoch Times and a former U.S. State Department official, gives an update on the jailing of Epoch Times reporter Luka Binniyat and shares other concerning news coming out of Nigeria.
  • Scott Rasmussen, pollster and editor-at-large at Ballotpedia, analyzes the 2021 election results and polls and discusses what they may indicate about the 2022 midterm election.
November 08, 202100:54:10
August Pfluger, Roger Severino, Todd Nettleton, David Closson

On today's show:

  • August Pfluger, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of Texas, gives an update on the reconciliation and infrastructure bills, the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate, and the Biden administration saying they would pay illegal immigrants $450,000.
  • Roger Severino, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, calls out the Biden administration for improperly using an emergency rule provision to push mandates.
  • Todd Nettleton, Chief of Media Relations and Message Integration for The Voice of the Martyrs, host of The Voice of the Martyrs Radio, and author of When Faith Is Forbidden: 40 Days on the Frontlines with Persecuted Christians, shares how we can pray for persecuted believers during the upcoming International Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians on Sunday, November 7.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, discusses how Christians can think biblically about freedom.
November 05, 202100:54:10
Mark Green, Todd Rokita, Vicky Hartzler, Brent Keilen

On today's show:

  • Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7thdistrict of Tennessee and member of the GOP Doctors Caucus, discusses the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate rule and the Democrats’ massive spending bills.
  • Todd Rokita, Indiana Attorney General, unpacks Biden’s recently released vaccine mandate rule.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4thDistrict of Missouri, talks about the role critical race theory and education played in the Virginia governor’s race.
  • Dave Yost, Ohio Attorney General, gives his thoughts on the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate rule.
  • Brent Keilen, Vice President of FRC Action, reacts to the election results in Virginia and around the country.
November 04, 202100:54:10
Rand Paul, John Boozman, Jody Hice, Kevin Brady, Brent Keilen

On today's show:

  • Rand Paul, U.S. Senator from Kentucky, talks about how several senators are introducing a measure to revoke President Biden’s vaccine mandate on private employers and his letter demanding answers after the National Institutes of Health deleted information about of gain-of-function research from their website.
  • John Boozman, U.S. Senator from Arkansas and former school board member, discusses the role parental rights played in the Virginia election and the GOP Senate resolution supporting parents’ right to be involved in their child’s education and rejecting the DOJ’s memo to investigate parents who criticize education policies.
  • Jody Hice, U.S. Representative for the 10th district of Georgia, shares what the Virginia election results and the Atlanta Braves victory show about the growing pushback against the far Left’s agenda.
  • Kevin Brady, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Texas, gives an update on the debate in Congress over the Democrats’ massive spending bills.
  • Brent Keilen, Vice President of FRC Action, reacts to the election results in Virginia and around the country.
November 03, 202100:54:10
James Lankford, Chuck Grassley, Jeff Barrows, Josh Hawley

On today's show:

  • James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, discusses the COP20 Climate Change Summit, the Marine Corps’ announcement that marines who refuse the COVID vaccine will be discharged after November 28, the Biden vaccine mandate on private employers, and his new memo detailing how the Democrats’ spending bill would expand using taxpayer dollars to fund abortions.
  • Chuck Grassley, U.S. Senator from Iowa, talks about the Beth Robinson confirmation vote and Attorney General Merrick Garland’s memo targeting parents.
  • Dr. Jeff Barrows, Senior Vice President for Bioethics and Public Policy at Christian Medical & Dental Associations, discusses the American Medical Association’s newly released document saying that doctors should use language inspired by critical race theory.
  • Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, shares how liberals’ attacks on masculinity are driving men to pornography and video games, and discusses his efforts to remove an NDAA provision that forces women to enter the military draft and his letter to AG Garland regarding the Montana U.S. Attorney’s efforts to target parents.
November 02, 202100:54:10
Thomas Catenacci, Louie Gohmert, Heather Hacker, Jim Lee,Brent Keilen

On today's show:

  • Thomas Catenacci, Energy and Environment Reporter for the Daily Caller, shares what’s happening at the COP26 climate change conference.
  • Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, unpacks what would happen if the Biden administration moved forward with making $450,000 payments to illegal immigrants who sued the Trump administration, and discusses the COP26 climate change conference.
  • Heather Hacker, Partner at Hacker Stephens LLP and former Assistant Solicitor General of Texas, shares what happened during the U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments on the Texas Heartbeat law case.
  • Jim Lee, CEO and Founder of Susquehanna Polling & Research Inc., talks about a new NBC poll showing 71% of Americans believe the country is on the “wrong track.”
  • Brent Keilen, Vice President of FRC Action, discusses the Virginia gubernatorial election and how the education issue is shaping the race.
November 01, 202100:54:10
Travis Weber, Jerry Boykin, Roger Hiatt, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, discusses the reconciliation and infrastructure bills, language in the National Defense Authorization Act that forces women to register for the draft, and a federal judge temporarily banning the Biden administration from firing employees seeking vaccine exemptions.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, shares his concerns that the U.S. military is losing its edge over the Chinese military.
  • Roger Hiatt, child and adolescent psychiatrist, talks about why the Safe Act is needed to protect children.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, analyzes what the “Let’s go Brandon” chant says about the coarsening of our culture, but also why the chant may indicate a new openness to questioning the Left’s agenda.
October 29, 202100:54:10
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