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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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Matt Rosendale, Jack Phillips, Jim Runestad, Joseph Backholm
June 21, 2024
00:59:01

On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice:

  • Matt Rosendale, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Montana, discusses the crimes resulting from the crisis at the southern border and analyzes the Democrats’ campaigning on the abortion issue.
  • Jack Phillips, Owner of Masterpiece Cake Shop, and Jake Warner, Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel, provide an update following oral arguments this week before the Colorado State Supreme Court.
  • Jim Runestad, State Senator for the 23rd Senate District of Michigan, sounds the alarm on legislation passed by the Michigan State Legislature that threatens the integrity of state elections.
  • Joseph Backholm, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Biblical Worldview and Strategic Engagement, responds to the Left’s criticism of a Louisiana law requiring the Ten Commandments to be displayed in public school classrooms.
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ID: 82373
Kevin Cramer, Tom Kilgannon, Tom Kilgannon, Mike Farris
June 20, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Kevin Cramer, U.S. Senator from North Dakota, discusses the recent strategic alliance between Russia and North Korea and shares details of Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
  • Tom Kilgannon, President of Freedom Alliance, analyzes the Senate Armed Services Committee advancing a version of the National Defense Authorization Act that includes enrolling women in the draft and explains why Congress should be the military’s best recruiter.
  • Walt Heyer, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Family Studies and publisher of sexchangeregret.com, reacts to Arizona Governor Katie Hobbs (D) vetoing a bill that would provide support for detransitioners.
  • Mike Farris, General Counsel for National Religious Broadcasters, discusses the growth of the homeschool movement despite frequent legal attacks from the Left.
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ID: 82357
Tim Burchett, Dave Brat, Meg Kilgannon, Caroline Glick
June 19, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Tennessee, analyzes a recent Senate hearing on the origins of COVID-19.
  • Dave Brat, Dean of Liberty University’s School of Business, corrects the record on President Biden’s claims about the economy and previews what the economic future will look like if the United States continues $2 trillion in annual deficits.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, sheds light on the shifting landscape in American education and discusses how recent college and university closures have affected students.
  • Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor of Jewish News Syndicate, reacts to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin’s Netanyahu’s criticisms of the Biden administration for withholding crucial munitions from Israel and provides an update on the IDF’s progress eliminating Hamas.
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ID: 82346
Tim Clinton, John Lott, Ralph Norman, Todd Bensman
June 18, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Dr. Tim Clinton, American Association of Christian Counselors President, reacts to U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murphy calling for social media companies to include a warning label listing their platform’s effect on mental health.
  • Dr. John Lott, Crime Prevention Research Center President, provides an update on the effort to obtain the writings left behind by the shooter responsible for six murders at The Covenant School in Nashville, TN.
  • Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, discusses the Biden administration’s latest immigration amnesty program.
  • Todd Bensman, Senior National Security Fellow at Center for Immigration Studies, analyses the current terror threat facing the United States.
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ID: 82327
Marsha Blackburn, Liz Murrill, David Closson, Albert Mohler
June 17, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, reacts to reports that the Biden administration is making plans for an immigration amnesty executive order and responds to the Left’s continued attacks on the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Liz Murrill, Louisiana Attorney General, shares about a federal judge’s temporary injunction against the U.S. Department of Education’s revision of Title IX rules in Louisiana and other states.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, compares the conflicting in vitro fertilization (IVF) bills recently considered in the U.S. Senate.
  • Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, unpacks the legacy media’s reaction to the Southern Baptist Convention’s IVF resolution and discusses how Christians should consider IVF from a biblical worldview.
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ID: 82305
Burgess Owens, Chris Gacek, Owen Strachan, David Closson
June 14, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice:

  • Burgess Owens, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Utah, discusses the National Defense Authorization Act passed by the House of Representatives and provides an update on a recent Congressional Review Act resolution to nullify the Biden administration’s radical Title IX rewrite.
  • Chris Gacek, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Regulatory Affairs, analyzes the G7 Summit and unpacks how the Biden administration’s global abortion crusade hurts American interests internationally.
  • Dr. Owen Strachan, FRC’s Senior Fellow at the Center for Biblical Worldview, shares insights on Father’s Day and highlights the need for strong Christian dads.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, reacts to the Supreme Court rejecting a petition on the abortion pill mifepristone, and examines how Christians should consider the rule of law.
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ID: 82284
Erin Hawley, David Closson, Tyler O’Neil, Pete Ricketts, Keith Self
June 13, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

    • Erin Hawley, Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel and Vice President of the Center for Life and Regulatory Practice, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting a challenge to the Food and Drug Administration by stating that the doctors who are forced to save women from the life-threatening complications caused by the abortion drug mifepristone don't have standing to bring the case.
    • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, corrects the record following the legacy media misinformation from the Southern Baptist Conference Annual Meeting.
    • Tyler O’Neil, Managing Editor of The Daily Signal, reports on the Southern Poverty Law Center gutting its staff.
    • Pete Ricketts, U.S. Senator for Nebraska, reacts to Russian warships reaching Cuban waters and shares about GOP senators meeting with former President Donald Trump.
    • Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, provides an update on the House Republican’s work to purge National Defense Authorization Act of the Biden administration’s woke policies and discusses former President Trump’s meeting with Republicans in the House of Representatives.
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ID: 82277
Kevin Hern, Mary Miller, Edward Graham, Quena Gonzalez
June 12, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Kevin Hern, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Oklahoma, discusses the scheduled vote to hold U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress and provides an update on amendments under consideration for the National Defense Authorization Act.
  • Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, comments on legislation she introduced to nullify the Biden administration’s radical re-write of Title IX rules and reacts to a federal judge’s rebuke of non-binding guidance for Title IX from the Biden administration.
  • Edward Graham, Chief Operating Officer at Samaritan’s Purse, shares how the ministry is assisting those hit hardest by recent tornadoes and flooding throughout the Midwest and Southeast regions.
  • Quena Gonzalez, FRC’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, provides an update on how Family Research Council has scored various amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act and discusses Senate Democrats’ pending IVF legislation, which both mandates public funding and eliminates oversight of the IVF industry.
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ID: 82262
Tim Burchett, Andrew Bailey, Ed Martin, Travis Weber
June 11, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Tennessee, responds to the U.N. Security Council vote on a proposed ceasefire in Gaza and provides an update on holding U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress.
  • Andrew Bailey, Missouri Attorney General, highlights his lawsuit against Planned Parenthood for trafficking children out of state for abortions without parental consent.
  • Ed Martin, President of Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, encourages Christians to participate in 40 Days of Prayer for Renewal in anticipation of the Republican National Convention.
  • Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, provides analysis of what the attacks on conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices reveal about the Left and shares how Christians should respond to these attacks.
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ID: 82241
Scott Perry, Roger Severino, Joel Penton, Caroline Glick
June 10, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District, provides an update on the latest news from Israel’s war against Hamas, unpacks the possible upcoming vote in the House of Representatives to hold U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress, and discusses his recent appointment to the House Intelligence Committee.
  • Roger Severino, Vice President of Domestic Policy at The Heritage Foundation, responds to the federal indictment of a whistleblower who exposed gender treatments on minors at a Texas hospital.
  • Joel Penton, LifeWise Academy Founder and CEO, celebrates the success of LifeWise Academy’s effort to teach the Bible to public school children despite continued attacks from the Left.
  • Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor of Jewish News Syndicate, reacts to the IDF raid to free hostages held by Hamas and discusses the recent effort by the Biden administration to force the U.N. Security Council to vote on a ceasefire agreement in Gaza.
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ID: 82220
Eric Burlison, Ron Estes, Meg Kilgannon, David Closson
June 07, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice:

  • Eric Burlison, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Missouri, discusses the referral by the House Oversight and Accountability Committee for the Department of Justice to charge Hunter and James Biden with lying to Congress.
  • Ron Estes, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, provides analysis of the May jobs report and responds to the effort by the Left to put a positive spin on illegal immigration.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, reacts to the Washington State Superintendent of Schools encouraging school districts in his state to break the law by ignoring the recently passed Parents’ Bill of Rights.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, examines the Biden campaign’s focus on Pride Month events and unpacks the declining membership of the United Methodist Church over LGBTQ issues.
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ID: 82219
Keith Self, Jerome Corsi, Fred Lunsford, Mark LiVecche
June 06, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, joins the program from Normandy, France, on the 80th Anniversary of D-Day.
  • Dr. Jerome Corsi, author of No Greater Valor, highlights the evidence of divine intervention and the role of the Christian faith in the Allied victory in WWII.
  • Fred Lunsford, WWII Veteran who fought at Normandy and in the Battle of the Bulge, shares his reflections on the 80th anniversary of D-Day.
  • Mark LiVecche,  Distinguished Scholar of Ethics, War, and Public Life at Providence Institute of Religion and Democracy and a non-resident research fellow at the U.S. Naval War College, discusses how America’s spiritual strength has been intertwined with our nation’s military strength and political standing on the world stage.           
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ID: 82192
Pete Ricketts, Jill Simons, James Lankford, Ken Blackwell
June 05, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Pete Ricketts, U.S. Senator for Nebraska, sets the record straight on the loopholes plaguing President Biden’s executive order on U.S. asylum policy and discusses the need for sanctions against the International Criminal Court for pursing arrest warrants for senior Israeli officials.
  • Dr. Jill Simons, Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians, shares about the Doctors Protecting Children Declaration, which launches Thursday to protect children from harmful gender procedures. 
  • James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, explains how the Senate Democrats’ “Right to Contraception Act” demonstrates the Left’s radical abortion agenda.
  • Ken Blackwell, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Human Rights & Constitutional Government, highlights the Biden administration’s use of federal agencies to coordinate voter turnout for the President’s re-election campaign.
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ID: 82182
Harriet Hageman, Josh Brecheen, Andy Harris, Robert Malone
June 04, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Harriet Hageman, U.S. Representative for Wyoming, provides analysis of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, where he faced criticism regarding the Biden administration’s two-tiered system of justice.
  • Josh Brecheen, U.S. Representative for Oklahoma’s 2nd District, reacts to President Biden’s executive order on U.S. asylum policy, which will attempt to address the border crises the Biden administration created.
  • Dr. Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, explains how upcoming legislation from Senate Democrats demonstrates the Left’s radical abortion agenda reflected at every level of government.
  • Dr. Robert Malone, Chief Medical and Regulatory Officer for The Unity Project, responds to Dr. Anthony Fauci’s testimony before Congress and shines light on the World Health Organization’s amendments to the International Health Regulations.
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ID: 82145
Warren Davidson, Travis Weber, David Benham, Albert Mohler
June 03, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, discusses how the prosecution of former President Donald Trump fits a pattern of the Left’s weaponization of the government and legal system against political opponents.
  • Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, reports on the conclusion of the 77th World Health Assembly and provides action items in response to the  World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty
  • David Benham, Co-Founder of Benham Companies, encourages Christian men to sign the Proclamation on Godly Masculinity.
  • Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, unpacks how Christians should respond biblically to politically-motivated prosecutions.
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ID: 82132
Josh Hammer, Keith Self, Travis Weber, David Closson
May 31, 2024
00:54:10

On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice:

  • Josh Hammer, Senior Counsel at the Article III Project, provides analysis of the verdict in New York City trial of former President Donald Trump.
  • Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, shares the Republican response to the Left’s lawfare against former President Trump and discusses the Biden administration’s floating pier fiasco in Gaza.
  • Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, checks in with an update on World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty before the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland concludes this week.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, examines the plummeting rates of Americans with a biblical worldview and reflects on the life and ministry of Davy and Natalie Lloyd, who died serving the Lord in Haiti.
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ID: 82110
Mike Waltz, Dodie Horton, Travis Weber, Ben Carson
May 30, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, reacts to the Biden administration rejecting the call for sanctions against the International Criminal Court for seeking arrest warrants for Israeli officials and provides further analysis of Israel’s military operation in Rafah.
  • Dodie Horton, State Representative for the 9th District of Louisiana, discusses legislation she authored to make Louisiana the first state in the nation to require the Ten Commandments be displayed in all schools and colleges that receive public funding.
  • Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, reports from the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, as the effort continues to block the World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty.
  • Dr. Ben Carson, famed pediatric neurosurgeon and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, previews the remarks he’ll deliver Thursday night at Family Research Council’s Faith & Freedom Chapel, encourages Republican candidates to stand for life, and shares about his new book The Perilous Fight.
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ID: 82085
Scott Perry, Paul Fitzpatrick, Travis Weber, Tom Fitton
May 29, 2024
00:54:10

On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice:

  • Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District, reacts to jury deliberations beginning in the New York City trial of former President Donald Trump and offers an update on Israel’s war against Hamas.
  • Paul Fitzpatrick, 1792 Exchange President, provides analysis of how Corporate America lost the support of Republicans in Congress with its woke agenda as more Americans view these brands as left-wing.
  • Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, checks in from the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, as the effort continues to block the World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty.
  • Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch President, breaks down the latest on the lawfare effort by the Left against former President Trump and discusses Justice Samuel Alito’s announcement he will not recuse himself from any upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases for his flying the “Appeal to Heaven” flag.
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ID: 82057
Nathaniel Moran, Bob Maginnis, Quena Gonzalez, Travis Weber
May 28, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice:

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ID: 82038
Tony Perkins
May 27, 2024
00:54:10

On this special Memorial Day program:

  • Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, shares about the history of the Republican Party and discusses why the GOP has always stood for human dignity and life in the party platform.
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ID: 82039
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