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Chuck Holton, Greg Steube, Chris Smith, Bryan Steil, Kristen Waggoner

On today's show:

  • Chuck Holton, freelance war correspondent, gives an update on Ukraine and Russia.
  • Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, discusses the latest on Ukraine and Russia and the Iran nuclear deal.
  • Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, comments on President Biden calling Vladimir Putin a war criminal and what action President Biden needs to take to back up those words.
  • Bryan Steil, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Wisconsin, weighs in on the phased reopening of the U.S. Capitol.
  • Kristen Waggoner, general counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, and Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, talk about Yale law students disrupting a bipartisan free speech panel and what can be drawn from that.
March 17, 202200:54:06
Steve Daines, Josh Ney, Brian Brase, Kevin Brady

On today's show:

  • Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, discusses Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky’s virtual address to the U.S. Congress, America’s response to Russia’s invasion, and the importance of boosting American energy.
  • Josh Ney, partner at Kriegshauser Ney Law Group, talks about a Kansas teacher’s lawsuit over being suspended and reprimanded after she refused to use a student’s preferred first name and gender pronouns.
  • Brian Brase, trucker and co-organizer of Convoy to DC 2022, gives an update on the convoy.
  • Kevin Brady, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Texas, shares what can be done to pressure Russia’s revenue and how the Left is blaming Putin for inflation.
March 16, 202200:54:07
George Thomas, Mary Szoch, Aaron Baer, Andrew Bostom, Blaine Conzatti

On today's show:

  • George Thomas, CBN’s senior international correspondent, talks about the latest on Ukraine and Russia.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, unpacks the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)’s latest “Guide to Language and Abortion.”
  • Aaron Baer, President of the Center for Christian Virtue, talks about the opening of a Christian school in Ohio that is expected to be a model for similar schools across the state.
  • Dr. Andrew Bostom, academic clinical trialist and epidemiologist, comments on the insistence of COVID mandates despite what data is telling us.
  • Blaine Conzatti, President of Idaho Family Policy Center, unpacks Idaho’s Texas-inspired abortion bill.
March 15, 202200:54:06
Glenn Grothman, Gordon Chang, Mary Szoch, Brenton Netz, Dr. Jennifer Bauwens

On today's show, guest hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • Glenn Grothman, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Wisconsin, discusses the latest on Ukraine/Russia and the Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act.
  • Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," expresses concerns over a strengthening alliance between Russia and China.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, talks about her testimony before the Maryland House committee on two abortion bills and the Texas Supreme Court rejecting a challenge to the state’s heartbeat law.
  • Brenton Netz, a concerned father of a child with gender dysphoria, details his legal battle to prevent his son from being given gender transition hormones and treatments.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, shares about the real experiences of detransitioners.
March 14, 202200:54:10
Michael Guest, John Stemberger, Alison Centofante, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Michael Guest, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Mississippi, discusses President Biden announcing an end to Russia’s most favored nation trading status, Israeli leaders’ concerns about a U.S./Iran nuclear deal, and the latest on the pork and hard left social policies in the omnibus spending bill.
  • John Stemberger, president and general counsel for Florida Family Policy Council, talks about Disney’s CEO condemning the parental rights in education bill.
  • Alison Centofante, founder of Centofante Strategies, commends Ukrainian mothers for their bravery and talks about how it shows the ways men and women are uniquely different.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, shares about Guatemala President Alejandro Giammattei declaring his country as the “Ibero-American Pro-Life Capital."
March 11, 202200:54:01
Michael Burgess, Dennis Prager, Meg Kilgannon, Ben Carson

On today's show:

  • Michael Burgess, U.S. Representative for the 26th district of Texas and Member of the House Budget Committee, shares how congressional Democrats filled the omnibus spending bill with radical social policies, and the latest Ukraine and Russia news.
  • Dennis Prager, founder of Prager University, talks about the deplatforming threats facing conservative broadcasters.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, discusses how parents taking an active role in their children’s education is reshaping school board races around the country.
  • Dr. Ben Carson, Founder and Chairman of the American Cornerstone Institute, unpacks Florida’s Parental Rights in Education bill and how sexual orientation and gender identity provisions like the one in the omnibus bill will impact women’s homeless shelters.
March 10, 202200:54:10
Chuck Holton, Eric Patterson, Mike Berry, Travis Weber, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Chuck Holton, freelance reporter for CBN News, shares the latest on Ukraine and Russia.
  • Eric Patterson, Executive Vice President of the Religious Freedom Institute, calls for the U.S. and European Union members to hold Russia accountable for its religious freedom violations in Ukraine.
  • Mike Berry, Vice President of External Affairs for First Liberty Institute, discusses the Biden administration asking the U.S. Supreme Court for permission to continue punishing Navy SEALs who have religious objections to the DOD’s vaccine mandate.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, sounds the alarm on Democratic leadership in Congress hijacking Ukraine aid to push their progressive agenda.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, describes today’s events as Guatemala President Alejandro Giammattei declares his country the “Ibero-American Pro-Life Capital.”
March 09, 202200:54:10
Chris Mitchell, Don Bacon, Reggie Stoltzfus, Travis Weber, Trent Franks

On today's show:

  • Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News and host of “Jerusalem Dateline,” shares the latest on Ukraine and Russia, the U.S./Iran nuclear deal talks, and the Israel Prime Minister’s meeting with Putin.
  • Don Bacon, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Nebraska, discusses how the Biden administration has handled foreign policy including Ukraine/Russia and a potential U.S./Iran nuclear deal, the Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee admitting the need to increase U.S. defense spending, and the possibility of a deal between the U.S. and Poland to get fighter jets to Ukraine.
  • Reggie Stoltzfus, Ohio State Representative, details a newly introduced resolution to hold Canada accountable for its religious persecution of pastors.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, talks about Congressional Democrats’ efforts to use an omnibus spending bill to promote abortion and a transgender mandate.
  • Trent Franks, co-founder and chairman of Liberty Petroleum, discusses the obstacles to increased production that the U.S. oil & gas industry is facing.
March 08, 202200:54:10
George Thomas, August Pfluger, Claire Dooley, Todd Rokita, Meg Kilgannon

On today's show:

  • George Thomas, CBN’s senior international correspondent, shares the lates on the Ukraine and Russia crisis.
  • August Pfluger, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of Texas, encourages the Biden administration to impose sanctions on Russian oil and calls out President Biden for seeking alternate oil sources from other human rights abusers rather than increasing U.S. oil production.
  • Claire Dooley, reporter with CHD.TV, shares about the arrival of the People’s Convoy to the Washington, D.C. area.
  • Todd Rokita, Indiana Attorney General, details his lawsuit to obtain documents regarding the DOJ’s memo branding parents as “domestic terrorists.”
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, discusses a Virginia Supreme Court case involving a teacher who was fired over pronoun usage.
March 07, 202200:54:05
Rebecca Downs, Warren Davidson, Jennifer Bauwens, Claire Dooley, Meg Kilgannon, David Closson

On today's show, guest hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • Rebecca Downs, Web Editor at Townhall, shares the latest news out of Ukraine and Russia.
  • Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, discusses Russia seizing a Ukrainian nuclear plant and concerns over the expected announcement of a new U.S./Iran nuclear deal. 
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, details the harms of gender transition procedures and hormones on children.
  • Claire Dooley, reporter with CHD.TV, reports on the People’s Convoy heading to Washington, D.C.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, commends Texas parents for making a strong showing in the board of education primary and talks about protestors interrupting a Jeff Younger speaking event.
  • David Closson, FRC's Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, shares what this week’s vote on a radical abortion bill reveals about the United States’ landscape on abortion and calls out the paradox of “pro-choice” pastors. 
March 04, 202200:54:06
Chuck Fleischmann, Vicky Hartzler, Anthony Cabassa, Roger Severino

On today's show, guest hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • Chuck Fleischmann, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Tennessee, shares the latest on the Ukraine and Russia war and critiques the Biden White House for refusing to ban Russian oil imports.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, discusses Twitter censoring her account.
  • Anthony Cabassa, Correspondent with El American, shares his experience traveling with the People’s Convoy.
  • Roger Severino, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, talks about President Biden’s Department of Health and Human Services promoting gender procedures and hormones on children.
March 03, 202200:54:10
Jerry Boykin, Aaron Williams, Marco Rubio, Mike Berry

On today's show:

  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, weighs in on President Biden’s State of the Union address and the latest news on the war between Russia and Ukraine.
  • Dr. Aaron Williams, an anesthesiologist who recently joined the American Freedom Convoy 2022, talks about why he chose to join the People’s Convoy and his support of the movement.
  • Marco Rubio, U.S. Senator from Florida, discusses his thoughts on the war between Russia and Ukraine, and the State of the Union address.
  • Mike Berry, Vice President of External Affairs for First Liberty Institute, addresses the Fifth Circuit’s decision to uphold injunction for Navy SEALs challenging the DOD’s vaccine mandate.
March 02, 202200:54:06
Chuck Holton, Scott Perry, Franklin Graham, Brittany Seabaugh, Mark Harris

On today's show:

  • Chuck Holton, freelance reporter for CBN News, details what he’s seeing while reporting from Ukraine.
  • Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Pennsylvania and member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, discusses the Ukraine/Russia war and previews President Biden’s State of the Union Address.
  • Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan's Purse, talks about Samaritan’s Purse’s relief efforts to help Ukrainian refugees.
  • Brittany Seabaugh, Registered Nurse from Denver who lost her job due to a mandate, shares why she is participating in the People’s Convoy.
  • Mark Harris, FRC’s Vice President for the Association of Churches & Ministries, discusses the upcoming North Carolina pastors briefing.
March 01, 202200:54:10
George Thomas, Jerry Boykin, Michael Yon, Roger Marshall, Carrie Severino, Adam Soos

On today's show:

  • George Thomas, CBN’s senior international correspondent, details what he saw while reporting in Ukraine.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, shares the latest on the Ukraine/Russia war and Vladimir Putin placing nuclear forces on high alert.
  • Michael Yon, freelance war correspondent, describes the journey he and thousands of others are taking to Washington, D.C. as part of the People’s Convoy.
  • Roger Marshall, U.S. Senator from Kansas, talks about a radical abortion bill congressional democrats are pushing.
  • Carrie Severino, President of the Judicial Crisis Network, reviews the record of SCOTUS nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson.
  • Adam Soos, journalist with Rebel News, given an update on the imprisonment of Canadian-Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski.
February 28, 202200:54:10
Pat Fallon, Borys Gudziak, Katherine Johnson, Joshua Yoder, David Closson

On today's show, guest hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • Pat Fallon, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Texas, shares the latest developments in Ukraine.
  • Archbishop Borys Gudziak , Ukrainian Catholic Archeparchy of Philadelphia, discusses the plight of Ukrainian Christians.
  • Katherine Johnson, FRC’s research fellow for legal and policy studies, evaluates President Biden’s Supreme Court Justice pick - Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson.
  • Joshua Yoder, co-founder of the U.S. Freedom Flyers, describes what he’s experiencing as he and thousands of others participate in the People’s Convoy heading to Washington, D.C.
  • David Closson, FRC's Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, answers whether Christians should always be winsome.
February 25, 202200:54:10
George Thomas, Mike Pompeo, Maureen Steele, Ken Paxton, Travis Weber, Jack Hibbs

On today's show:

  • George Thomas, CBN’s senior international correspondent, shares the latest developments on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • Mike Pompeo, former United States Secretary of State, discusses the latest on the Russian invasion of Ukraine and his upcoming visit to Taiwan.
  • Maureen Steele, National Organizer of The People’s Convoy, provides insight on the mission of the American Freedom Convoy and its current journey across the country.
  • Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, talks about his recent legal declaration that transgender procedures on minors is child abuse.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy & Government Affairs, unpacks the radical Abortion on Demand Act, which is deceptively titled the Women’s Health Protection Act.
  • Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, shares how believers can respond to and pray for Ukraine.
February 24, 202200:54:10
Chuck Holton, Steve Scalise, Kevin Hern, Rob McCoy, Joe Harding, Meg Kilgannon

On today's show:

  • Chuck Holton, freelance reporter for CBN News, reports on the Ukraine/Russia crisis.
  • Rep. Steve Scalise, House Minority Whip and U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Louisiana, analyzes President Biden’s handling of the Ukraine/Russia crisis.
  • Kevin Hern, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Oklahoma, shares his thoughts about President Biden’s culpability for the rising energy prices.
  • Rob McCoy, Pastor of Godspeak Calvary Chapel, talks about the launch event for the “People’s Convoy.”
  • Joe Harding, Florida State Representative, details his Parental Rights in Education bill.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, discusses a Missouri parental education rights bill and FRC Action’s next boot camp training event in Virginia.
February 23, 202200:54:10
George Thomas, Michael Waltz, Mike Landis, Katherine Johnson, Peter Schweizer

On today's show:

  • George Thomas, CBN’s senior international correspondent, shares the lates on the Ukraine and Russia crisis.
  • Michael Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, discusses the Ukraine and Russia crisis and the reinstallation of a fence around the U.S. Capitol.
  • Mike Landis, co-organizer of The People’s Convoy, talks about the convoys of U.S. truckers heading to Washington D.C.
  • Katherine Johnson, FRC’s research fellow for legal and policy studies, details a case before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on whether a biological male can use the women’s bathroom in a Florida high school.
  • Peter Schweizer, author of “RED-HANDED: How American Elites Get Rich Helping China Win,” reveals how China is using U.S. politicians and Wall Street to advance their agenda.
February 22, 202200:54:10
Vicky Hartzler, Gordon Chang, Ron Johnson, Rachel Emmanuel, Jason Snead

On today's show:

  • Rep. Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri and member of the House Armed Services Committee, comments on the tension between Russia and Ukraine, University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas’ performance at the Ivy league Championships, and efforts in Congress to protect women’s sports.
  • Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," discusses the close of the 2022 Beijing Olympics and how corporate America is complicit in China’s human rights abuses.
  • Ron Johnson, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, shares the latest on COVID news and his Right to Treat legislation.
  • Rachel Emmanuel, reporter for iPolitics, describes what she witnessed on Canada’s Parliament Hill.
  • Jason Snead, Executive Director of the Honest Elections Project, gives an update on election reform bills in the states.
February 21, 202200:54:07
Mark Green, Quena Gonzalez, David Closson

On today's show, guest hosted by Joseph Backholm:

  • Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Tennessee and member of the House Armed Services Committee, gives an update on the tensions between Russia and Ukraine and COVID-related news, including demonstrations in Canada, states relaxing mandates, and the military discharging servicemembers who chose not to receive the COVID vaccine.
  • Quena Gonzalez, FRC’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, shares an update on recent pro-life and pro-family state legislation.
  • Jin Hye Jo, a North Korean defector who was forcibly repatriated by China back to North Korea twice, describes how China treats North Korean defectors within its borders.
  • David Closson, FRC's Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, discusses whether Christian parents should send their children to a public school.
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