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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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Jackie Walorski, Meg Killgannon, Mary Szoch, David Closson
May 06, 2022
00:54:10

On today’s program:

  • Jackie Walorski, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Indiana, discusses how pro-lifers are preparing for a post-Roe America and how abortion advocates are attempting to intimidate the pro-life Supreme Court justices into preserving Roe.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, shares about a school’s attempts to hide a student's gender transition from parents and nationwide pushes to expose middle schoolers to LGBTQ+ content.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, highlights a Tennessee chemical abortion bill that was signed into law recently.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, responds to various “Christian” pro-abortion arguments.
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Mike Waltz, Vicky Hartzler, Liz Murrill, Marjorie Jackson, Lawana Perkins
May 05, 2022
00:54:10

On today’s program:

  • Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, highlights a bill to counter China/Iran relations and addresses revelations that the CDC bought cellphone data to track Americans’ COVID-19 lockdown compliance.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, pushes back on the Left’s intimidation campaign against the conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices and reacts to HHS Secretary Becerra’s recent testimony before the Senate endorsing performing gender transitions on minors.
  • Liz Murrill, Louisiana Solicitor General, discusses how the states are fighting back against the Biden administration’s abortion agenda.
  • Marjorie Jackson, Washington Watch Correspondent, shares about National Day of Prayer gatherings across the country.
  • Lawana Perkins shares her view of motherhood in light of the upcoming decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and Mother’s Day this Sunday.  
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James Lankford, Katherine Beck Johnson, Meg Kilgannon, George Barna
May 04, 2022
00:54:10

On today’s program:

  • James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, discusses the leaked Dobbs draft majority opinion, his bill relating to China/Iran relations and the introduction of a bill to defund Biden’s Disinformation Governance Board.
  • Katherine Beck Johnson, FRC’s Research Fellow for Legal and Policy Studies, offers her analysis of the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, addresses the Biden Department of Education’s decision to delay its overhaul of the Trump administration Title IX rule.
  • George Barna, FRC’s Senior Research Fellow for Biblical Worldview, highlights his new research revealing that children’s disregard for their parents often has to do with the worldview confusion cause by the parents themselves.
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Marsha Blackburn, Mat Staver, Jennifer Bauwens, Owen Strachan
May 03, 2022
00:54:10

On today’s program:

  • Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, discusses the bombshell leak of the draft of the majority opinion in the Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Health Organization, and shares concerns over the Biden administration’s Disinformation Governance Board.
  • Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, celebrates the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling to allow a Christian to flag to fly in front of Boston City Hall.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, discusses the latest news that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service dropped transgender procedures from the latest Obamacare rule changes.
  • Dr. Owen Strachan, FRC’s Senior Fellow at the Center for Biblical Worldview, offers guidance for Christians on how to respond to the transgender movement.
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Greg Steube, Tate Reeves, Lorcán Price, Quentin Van Meter, Meg Kilgannon
May 02, 2022
00:53:53

On today’s program:

  • Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, discusses the Democrat-only delegation to Ukraine led by Speaker Pelosi, his House bill to protect girls’ and women’s sports, the Biden Administration’s Disinformation Governance Board.
  • Tate Reeves, Governor of Mississippi, highlights legislation he signed creating a tax credit for pregnancy resource centers.
  • Lorcán Price, Legal Counsel for ADF International, reacts to news that a Finnish prosecutor will continue to prosecute Päivi Räsänen, a Finnish member of parliament, for quoting the Bible.
  • Quentin Van Meter, President of the American College of Pediatricians, disputes the claim by HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Rachel Levine, that pediatricians unanimously agree about performing gender transitions on children.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, analyzes how state legislatures and governors are pushing back against transgender policies and indoctrination.
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Ron Estes, Liz Murrill, Che Ahn, David Closson
April 29, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Ron Estes, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, talks about the new GDP report and responds to remarks made by DHS Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas in House hearings this week regarding the continuing crisis on the Southern Border and a new government agency aimed at ‘misinformation.’
  • Liz Murrill, Louisiana Solicitor General, discusses Democrat efforts in the state to ban so-called ‘conversion therapy’ for minors.
  • Che Ahn, founding pastor of Harvest Rock Church, shares about his new book ‘Turning Our Nation Back to God.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, offers his biblical worldview analysis on the state of Democrats as we head toward the 2022 midterm elections.
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Mary Miller, Matt Carpenter, Jonathan Mitchell, David Closson
April 28, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, highlights DHS’ new initiative countering ‘misinformation’ and reacts to Biden’s comments at the Teacher of the Year event hosted at the White House.
  • Matt Carpenter, FRC Action Director, discusses a complaint to the FEC filed by the RNC, NRSC, NRCC against Google and the latest on New York's new congressional map.
  • Jonathan Mitchell, principal of Mitchell Law, comments on a federal court formally dismissing the remaining challenges to Texas’ Heartbeat Law.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, and Joseph Backholm, Senior Fellow for Biblical Worldview and Strategic Engagement, share about FRC’s pastors’ briefing in Texas.
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Chuck Grassley, Vicky Hartzler, Arielle Del Turco, Jennifer Bauwens, Meg Kilgannon
April 27, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Chuck GrassleyU.S. Senator of Iowa, reacts to Biden's SPLC-tied judicial nominee Nancy Abudu's recent Senate hearing and Dr. Fauci’s claim that the U.S. is now ‘out of the pandemic phase’ of COVID-19.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, comments on Russia cutting Poland and Bulgaria off from Russian natural gas imports.
  • Arielle Del Turco, FRC’s Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, highlights FRC’s new publication Religious Freedom: A Human Right and a Pillar of American Society.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, analyzes why mental health disorders are on the rise among American teens.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, exposes how public schools are contributing to the rise of mental health disorders among teens.
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George Thomas, Steve Daines, Brian Babin, Jerry Boykin, Joel Berry
April 26, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • George Thomas, CBN’s senior international correspondent, highlights the news coming from the front lines of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  • Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, shares about his recent visit to Ukraine to survey the damage of the war firsthand.
  • Brian Babin, U.S. Representative for the 36th District of Texas, addresses a new FBI report that migrants in Texas are increasingly subjected to kidnapping, extortion, and other abuse.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's elite Delta Force, comments on the latest news on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • Joel Berry, Managing Editor of The Babylon Bee, reflects on the censorship of The Babylon Bee that remarkably led to Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter and what it means for free speech going forward.
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Mary Szoch, Chip Roy, Mike Berry, Dan Gainor, Nadine Maenza
April 25, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • FRC’s Mary Szoch reports from Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in the case of Coach Joe Kennedy.
  • Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st district of Texas, details his recent trip to the southern border and discusses the continuing case of Finnish MP Paivi Rasanen.
  • Mike Berry, First Liberty Institute’s Vice President of External Affairs and Senior Counsel, highlights Monday’s oral arguments in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District.
  • Dan Gainor, Media Research Center’s VP for Free Speech America and Business, reacts to reports that Twitter is set to accept Elon Musk's $43 billion offer to take over the company.
  • Nadine Maenza, Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, discusses USCIRF’s 2022 annual report providing recommendations to enhance the U.S. government's promotion of freedom of religion or belief abroad.
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Mike Pompeo, Steve Scalise, Jack Hibbs, Robin Lundstrum, Dave Brat
April 22, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Mike Pompeo, former U.S. Secretary of State, offers his analysis of the latest news from the war in Ukraine, as well as the wokeism Disney is promoting to children.
  • Steve Scalise, U.S. House Minority Whip, responds to the Business Roundtable's energy proposal.
  • Jack Hibbs, senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, denounces a California bill that would legalize infanticide.
  • Robin Lundstrum, State Representative for Arkansas 87th District, urges her neighbors in Missouri to support the SAFE Act.
  • Dr. Dave Brat, Dean of Liberty University's School of Business, weighs in on how Disney’s woke-ism is bringing an end to the alliance between Big Business and conservatives.
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Randy Weber, Dennis Baxley, Mary Szoch, David Closson
April 21, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Randy Weber, U.S. Representative for the 14th District of Texas, shares his reaction to the federal government’s decision to appeal a federal court’s ruling striking down the Biden mask mandate; as well as offer insights on the latest from the war in Ukraine.
  • Dennis Baxley, State Senator for Florida’s 12th District, highlights new Florida Department of Health guidance on treatment of gender dysphoria in children and the "Independent Special Districts" bill, which would revoke Disney's special self-governing status.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, shares about a recent FDA warning of risks associated with non-invasive pre-natal screening tests.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, highlights George Barna’s newest survey on the worldview of parents with pre-teen children.
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Pat Fallon, Ken Cuccinelli, Randy Fine, John Stemberger, Connor Semelsberger
April 20, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Pat Fallon, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Texas, analyzes the latest from the war in Ukraine, the U.S./Mexico border crisis and reactions to the removal of the airline mask mandate.
  • Ken Cuccinelli, former acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the DOJ's announcement that they will appeal the transit mask mandate, if CDC recommends doing so.
  • Randy Fine, State Representative for Florida’s 53rd District, highlights the "Independent Special Districts" bill, which would revoke Disney's special self-governing status.
  • John Stemberger, President of the Florida Family Policy Council, highlights the continuing fallout that Disney has experienced in going woke.
  • Connor Semelsberger, FRC's Director of Federal Affairs for Life and Human Dignity, shares recent state activity on life issues and how those affect their rankings on FRC’s  Life After Roe Map.
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Marjorie Jackson, Ken Klukowski, Andrew Bostom, Mary Miller, Jennie Taer, Greg Murphy
April 19, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Marjorie Jackson, Washington Watch Correspondent, discusses yesterday’s federal court ruling striking down the Biden mask mandate on all mass transit.
  • Ken Klukowski, a senior counsel at Schaerr Jaffe, offers his legal analysis on the federal court’s Biden mask mandate ruling and how that affects FRC Action’s own lawsuit on the issue.
  • Dr. Andrew Bostom, an epidemiologist, is here to highlight whether the Biden mask mandate was supported with scientific facts or just politics.
  • Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, sets the record straight on whether or not the effects of puberty blockers are reversible.
  • Jennie TaerDaily Caller Investigative Reporter, is here with her analysis on the latest record breaking illegal immigration data.
  • Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of North Carolina, highlights his House Resolution reacting to his Democratic colleagues’ Defund the Police efforts.
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Chuck Holton, Vicky Hartzler, Logan Sena, Kevin Stitt, Rachel Bovard
April 18, 2022
00:53:54

On today's show:

  • Chuck Holton, freelance reporter for CBN News, discusses the latest news on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, highlights what the U.S. is doing to support Ukraine and the recent media attention she received over how faith plays a role in her political career.
  • Logan Spena, Alliance Defending Freedom legal counsel, shares good news in the case of Shawnee State University professor Nicholas Meriwether.
  • Kevin Stitt, Governor of Oklahoma, highlights Oklahoma’s new pro-life law in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs.
  • Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute’s Senior Director of Policy, examines the about-face President Biden has undergone over the years regarding LGBT policy.
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Chris Mitchell, Jack Hibbs, John Plake
April 15, 2022
00:53:54

On today's show:

  • Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News and host of “Jerusalem Dateline,” gives an update on the Israel elections and tensions in the Middle East.
  • Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, explains the relationship between Passover and Easter, which fall on the same day this year, and how present-day believers can appreciate Passover while living under the new covenant.
  • John Plake, Director of Ministry Intelligence at the American Bible Society,shares about the 2022 State of the Bible report.
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Chuck Holton, Chris Smith, Meg Kilgannon, Ben Carson
April 14, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Chuck Holton, freelance reporter for CBN News, talks about reports that Ukraine has seriously damaged a Russia warship.
  • Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, shares about a former Xinjiang prisoner arriving in the U.S. as key witness to China’s human rights abuses.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, discusses the momentum of parental rights measures in the states and how the American people view the face-off between elected leaders like Florida Governor DeSantis and woke corporations like Disney.
  • Dr. Ben Carson, Founder and Chairman of the American Cornerstone Institute, evaluates state legislation on abortion and girls’ sports, and shares his expectations for a post-Dobbs America.
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Markwayne Mullin, Dan Patrick, Chris Sprowls, Scott Field, Jerry Boykin
April 13, 2022
00:54:10

On today's show:

  • Markwayne Mullin, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Oklahoma, responds to the Biden administration extending the airline mask mandate to May 3rd and celebrates the passage of a pro-life bill in Oklahoma.
  • Dan Patrick, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, discusses President Biden’s plan to revoke the Title 42 border policy, and how the battle over abortion and the sexualization of children is really a battle between those who believe in God, and those who believe they are God.
  • Chris Sprowls, Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, explains how a bill recently signed by Governor DeSantis will address the fatherhood crisis and equip men to be present in their children’s lives.
  • Scott Field, Board Member for the American College of Pediatricians and an expert in infectious diseases, discusses the CDC report showing that STDs continued to surge during the pandemic. 
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, shares how men, husbands, and fathers model manhood and previews upcoming Stand Courageous events.
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Mike Waltz, Kevin Brady, Joseph Backholm, Mary Margaret Olohan, Becky Gerritson
April 12, 2022
00:54:09

On today's show:

  • Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, discusses the latest on Russia and Ukraine, and his new children’s book, “Dawn of the Brave.”
  • Kevin Brady, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Texas and Ranking Member on the House Ways and Means Committee, reacts to inflation hitting a new 40 year high.
  • Joseph Backholm, Senior Fellow for Biblical Worldview and Strategic Engagement at Family Research Council, evaluates states on whether their laws protect children struggling with gender dysphoria.
  • Mary Margaret Olohan, reporter for the Daily Wire, highlights a recent poll showing that 68% of Americans are less likely to do business with Disney over the company’s focus on sexualizing children.
  • Becky Gerritson, Executive Director of Alabama Eagle Forum, talks about the Southern Poverty Law Center’s lawsuit over Alabama’s Vulnerable Child Compassion and Protection Act.
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Jerry Boykin, Bob Good, Jon Schweppe, Mary Szoch, David Closson
April 11, 2022
00:53:52

On today's show:

  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's elite Delta Force, comments on Russia’s removal from the UN Human Rights Council, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s analysis of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s next move, and Austin’s support of enlisting “non-binary” persons in the Armed Services.
  • Bob Good, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Virginia, speaks on Secretary Becerra refusing to address if federal law bans partial birth abortions and if it is child abuse to perform transgender surgery on a 12-year-old.
  • Jon Schweppe, Director of Policy and Government Affairs for American Principles Project, unpacks White House press secretary Jen Psaki’s comment that gender surgeries and puberty blockers for minors are “life-saving.”
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, discusses the discovery of five late term aborted babies who were killed by a notorious DC abortionist.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, discusses the concerns raised by the New York Times over what they describe as the “growing religious fervor of the American right.”
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