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Washington Watch

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Keith Self, Tim Burchett, Meg Kilgannon, Tony Perkins
February 22, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, discusses the Biden administration’s latest effort to provide a student loan bailout at taxpayer expense.
  • Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative from the 2nd District of Tennessee, reacts to widespread cellular service outages throughout the United States.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, offers analysis after the Left seized on the death of a teenager in Oklahoma to push the LGBT agenda.
  • Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, connects the Left’s coordinated use of “Christian nationalism” with the rise in hostility against houses of worship.
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Robert Aderholt, Joe Davis, Arielle Del Turco, A. J. Nolte
February 21, 2024
00:54:15

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Nathaniel Moran, Stephen Friend, Tony Perkins, Rob Rotola
February 20, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Nathaniel Moran, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, reacts to the U.S. veto of a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza.
  • Stephen Friend, former FBI Special Agent and Senior Fellow at Center for Renewing America, unpacks the Biden administration’s weaponization of the federal government against political opponents following the arrest of Alexander Smirnov.
  • Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, joins the program from Nashville where Washington Watch with Tony Perkins received the 2024 Television Impact Award at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention and highlights the newly updated FRC Issue Analysis, Hostility Against Churches Is On The Rise In The United States.
  • Rob Rotola, Senior Pastor of Word of Life Church is Wichita, KS, discusses the ongoing incidents of vandalism and theft at his church that have even involved physical threats and police intervention.
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Scott Perry, Ingrid Skop, Britt Hancock, Carter Conlon
February 19, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District, reacts to the arrest of FBI informant Alexander Smirnov and discusses the Biden administration’s weaponization of the federal government against political opponents.
  • Dr. Ingrid Skop, Senior Fellow and Director of Medical Affairs for the Charlotte Lozier Institute, corrects the record regarding the dangers of chemical abortion pills.
  • Britt Hancock, Founder & Director of Mountain Gateway, provides on update on how the Left in Nicaragua has jailed pastors and missionaries on trumped up charges following their successful outreach events to preach the gospel.
  • Pastor Carter Conlon, General Overseer of Times Square Church, shares about his recent travels throughout Nigeria and discusses the faithfulness of the Nigerian church despite brutal religious persecution.
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Bob Maginnis, Mitch Prosser, Brad Wilcox, David Closson
February 16, 2024
00:54:15

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Mike Ezell, Jennifer Bauwens, Rich McCormick, Jody Hice
February 15, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Mike Ezell, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Mississippi, discusses the continued silence from authorities in Houston regarding the many unanswered questions from the Lakewood Church shooting.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, offers analysis on the Left’s coordinated fear tactics in response to efforts to protect children from harmful gender procedures.
  • Dr. Rich McCormick, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Georgia, shares the latest on the national security threat emerging from Russia and the effort to secure the southern border.
  • Jody Hice, former Congressman and FRC Action President, responds to the timing of the national security threat warning issued by the House Intelligence Committee chairman.
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Jerry Boykin, Mike Waltz, Ben Johnson, Randy Weber, Andrew Bailey, Warren Davidson
February 14, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council, offers analysis regarding the “serious” national security threat warning issued by the House Intelligence Committee chairman.
  • Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, discusses the congressional briefing on what has been described as a “serious national security threat” and responds to the impeachment vote for Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
  • Ben Johnson, Washington Stand Senior Reporter and Editor, reports on the latest developments regarding the Lakewood Church shooting in Houston.
  • Randy Weber, U.S. Representative for the 14th District of Texas, unpacks the ongoing investigation into the church shooting in Houston, Texas and addresses the many unanswered questions regarding the suspected shooter.
  • Andrew Bailey, Missouri Attorney General, responds to a court decision requiring Planned Parenthood to turn over documents relevant to his investigation into their alleged gender treatment procedures on minors.
  • Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, explains his call for reform of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to prevent warrantless spying on U.S. citizens.
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Josh Brecheen, E. J. Antoni, Doreen Denny, Jennifer Bauwens
February 13, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Josh Brecheen, U.S. Representative for Oklahoma’s 2nd District, responds to the Senate’s passage of a foreign aid bill that includes more than $60 billion for Ukraine without addressing the crisis at the southern border.
  • E. J. Antoni, The Heritage Foundation’s research fellow in regional economics, examines the lasting economic impact of the 9/11 terrorist attack as the border crisis leaves the U.S. vulnerable to similar threats.
  • Doreen Denny, Senior Director of Government Relations for Concerned Women for America, reacts to the resignation of an NCAA official over the organization’s radical policy allowing men to compete in women’s sports.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, offers analysis as details continue to emerge from the church shooting in Houston, Texas.
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Ron Johnson, Tim Burchett, Tim Miller, Keith Self
February 12, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Ron Johnson, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, shares an update on the Senate bill that would sever Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan aid from the border reforms House Republicans demand.
  • Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative from the 2nd District of Tennessee, unpacks how DEI efforts at the Federal Aviation Administration distract from public safety.
  • Tim Miller, Lionheart International Services Group President and Founder, reacts to the church shooting in Houston, Texas and discusses the increased pattern of attacks on houses of worship.
  • Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, addresses the Biden administration’s tactics to undermine the Israeli effort to eliminate Hamas.
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Andy Biggs, Joel Griffith, Lela Gilbert, Jeff Clark
February 09, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, reacts to the Senate’s advancement of a supplemental spending bill for Ukraine without border security provisions.
  • Joel Griffith, The Heritage Foundation’s Research Fellow, discusses the Congressional Budget Office’s deficit projections that forecast an additional $19 trillion dollars of debt by 2034.
  • Lela Gilbert, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, evaluates the Biden administration's handling of the war between Israel and Hamas.
  • Jeff Clark, Senior Fellow and Director of Litigation at the Center for Renewing America, unpacks Special Counsel Robert Hur’s report on  President Biden’s mishandling of classified material and provides legal analysis of a corrupted justice system that renders different judgments based on one’s political party.
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Tommy Tuberville, Jeff Clark, John Kindt, Caroline Glick
February 08, 2024
00:54:15

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Matt Gaetz, Buddy Carter, Vincent Wagner, David Closson
February 07, 2024
00:54:10

On today’s program:

  • Matt Gaetz, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Florida, reacts to the Biden administration’s attempt to pressure Amazon to censor books and shares about the recent hearing by House Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government on AI censorship.
  • Buddy Carter, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Georgia, provides an update from Congress on the effort to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and pass a bill to provide support to Israel.
  • Vincent Wagner, Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel, unpacks the story of a mother in New York State suing her local school district for lying to her about her daughter’s gender confusion.
  • David Closson, Director of FRC’s Center for Biblical Worldview, discusses how Christians should navigate attempts at deception.
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Randy Weber, Ralph Norman, Akila Yusuf, Mike Lee
February 06, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Randy Weber, U.S. Representative for the 14th District of Texas, reacts to the vote to impeach Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and discusses why he supports an aid package for Israel.
  • Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, shares why he’s called to secure the southern border before sending aid to Israel.
  • Akila Yusuf, Pastor of House on the Rock, Nigeria, explains why the persecution of Christians in Nigeria warrants adding Nigeria to the United States’ Countries of Particular Concern list.
  • Mike Lee, U.S. Senator for Utah, offers his analysis of the proposed Senate border legislation.
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James Lankford, Chris Smith
February 05, 2024
00:54:15

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Stephen Moore, Joshua Arnold, Tim Burchett, Chad Ennis, Vernadette Broyles
February 02, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Stephen Moore, Distinguished Fellow in Economics at The Heritage Foundation and a Senior Economist at FreedomWorks, analyzes the red states’ response to the Biden border crisis and reacts to President Biden blaming supermarkets for the effect of inflation on the price of groceries.
  • Joshua Arnold, Washington Stand Senior Writer, unpacks the latest revelations regarding UNRWA’s support for Hamas.
  • Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative from the 2nd District of Tennessee, discusses President Biden’s executive order imposing sanctions on Israeli citizens.
  • Chad Ennis, Vice President at Honest Elections Project, corrects the record regarding ranked-choice voting and previews an election integrity workshop taking place in March.
  • Vernadette Broyles, President and General Counsel of Child and Parental Rights Campaign, explains how parents and the church must respond to the encroachment on parental rights from LGBT activists.
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Kevin Stitt, Mark Alford, Tristan Azbej, Britt Hancock
February 01, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Kevin Stitt, Governor of Oklahoma, explains why he supports Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s effort to end the invasion at the Southern Border.
  • Mark Alford, U.S. Representative from the 4th district of Missouri, responds to a federal jury convicting pro-life Christians for advocating for life and shares his thoughts on yesterday’s National Gathering for Prayer & Repentance.
  • Tristan Azbej, Hungary State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians and the Hungary Helps Program, shares why his country’s thousand-year Christian heritage compels its state government to assist Christians facing persecution throughout the world.
  • Britt Hancock, Founder & Director of Mountain Gateway, discusses how the Left in Nicaragua has jailed pastors and missionaries on trumped up charges following their successful outreach events to preach the gospel.
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Gary Palmer, Meg Kilgannon, Arielle Del Turco, Ohad Tal
January 31, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Gary Palmer, U.S. Representative from the 6th district of Alabama, discusses the House Homeland Security Committee approving two articles of impeachment for Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and provides an update on the border security negotiations.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, unpacks the story of Montana parents who say they lost custody of their teenage daughter after opposing her desire to identify as a boy.
  • Arielle Del Turco, FRC’s Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, highlights a new FRC report that catalogs incidents of Christian persecution in the West.
  • Ohad Tal, Member of the Israeli Knesset, shares from his message this morning at the National Gathering for Prayer & Repentance and discusses the relationship between Israel and the United States.
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Kevin Cramer, Scott Perry, Ken Klukowski, Jack Hibbs
January 30, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Kevin Cramer, U.S. Senator from North Dakota, discusses the influence the Chinese Communist Party wields on authoritarian regimes such as Iran and how Congress should respond.
  • Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District, calls for the U.S. to end taxpayer spending on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) following the release of evidence that UNRWA employees participated in the October 7 terrorist attack.
  • Ken Klukowski, a former lawyer in the White House and Department of Justice, offers analysis of recent remarks from U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar that have raised questions regarding her loyalties.
  • Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, highlights the upcoming National Gathering for Prayer & Repentance.
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Mike Waltz, Jerry Boykin, Dan Patrick, Kyle Campbell
January 29, 2024
00:54:14

On today’s program:

  • Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, reacts to the drone attack that killed three U.S. troops in Jordan.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council, offers analysis for how the Biden administration should respond to the deadly attack on U.S. troops.
  • Dan Patrick, Lieutenant Governor of Texas, provides an update on the showdown between the state of Texas and the Biden administration regarding the invasion at the southern border and reacts to President Biden’s decision to delay permitting for natural gas export facilities.
  • Kyle Campbell, creator and host of Politically Basic, corrects the media narrative regarding religious “nones” in America and discusses how Christians can reach this cohort with the truth.
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Randy Weber, Jennifer Poirier, Jason Snead, Neha Sahgal, David Closson
January 26, 2024
00:54:15

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