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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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Randy Weber, Christina Bennett, Mary Szoch, Jennifer Bauwens
March 14, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Randy Weber, U.S. Representative for the 14th District of Texas, responds to Sen. Chuck Schumer’s floor remarks criticizing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discusses the Biden administration’s continued meddling in the Israeli war effort against Hamas.
  • Christina Bennett, Correspondent for Live Action News, reacts to Vice President Kamala Harris’s campaign visit to an abortion facility.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, discusses a newly-released FRC study on the benefits of perinatal hospice support programs.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, offers analysis on the decision by England’s National Health Service to ban the prescription of puberty blockers to children.
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Lindsey Graham, Chris Mitchell, Amir Tsarfati
March 13, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Lindsey Graham, U.S. Senator from South Carolina, comments on his continued support for Israel in its war against Hamas.  
  • Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News, joins Tony in Jerusalem to discuss the latest news on the Israeli war against Hamas.
  • Amir Tsarfati, President and CEO of Behold Israel, shares his experiences in Israel since the October 7th terrorist attack by Hamas, encourages Christians to pray for Israel, and discusses his forthcoming book Discovering Daniel.
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Joshua Arnold, Mike Collins, Richard Stern, Andrew Bailey, Mike Davis
March 12, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Joshua Arnold, Washington Stand Senior Writer, reports on a federal court's decision blocking the Biden administration from diverting funds away from building a southern border wall.
  • Mike Collins, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Georgia, discusses the Laken Riley Act and the tragic consequences of the Biden administration’s border crisis.
  • Richard Stern, The Heritage Foundation's Director of the Grover M. Hermann Center for the Federal Budget, provides analysis of President Biden’s 2025 budget proposal.
  • Andrew Bailey, Missouri Attorney General, highlights the recent court order blocking the Biden administration from illegally diverting funds away from building the border wall.
  • Mike Davis, Founder of the Article III Project, reacts to former Special Counsel Robert Hur’s testimony before Congress.
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Keith Self, Gordon Chang, Victoria Cobb, Tony Perkins
March 11, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, responds to President Biden’s recent criticism of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and discusses Israel’s ongoing war against Hamas.
  • Gordon Chang, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Gatestone Institute, provides analysis of the congressional response to TikTok as a threat to national security.
  • Victoria Cobb, The Family Foundation President, comments on Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s decision to sign a bill redefining marriage and sheds light on how this bill could be used to punish those with a biblical worldview.
  • Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, joins from Israel following his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Tim Walberg, Ben Johnson, Mary Szoch, David Closson
March 08, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Tim Walberg, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Michigan, reacts to President Biden’s State of the Union address.
  • Ben Johnson, Washington Stand Senior Reporter and Editor, fact checks the many false statements in the State of the Union address.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, responds to the Biden administration placing abortion on demand until birth at the heart of the President’s re-election campaign.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, provides analysis of the State of the Union address and President Biden’s remarks on the “battle for the soul of the nation.”
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Ron Johnson, Warren Davidson, Glenn Grothman, Albert Mohler
March 07, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Ron Johnson, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, provides an update on the spending bill in the Senate and shares what he expects from the State of the Union Address.
  • Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, discusses the federal government’s collusion with the banking industry to surveil American’s private data.
  • Glenn Grothman, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Wisconsin, comments on today’s congressional hearing to examine the harmful effects of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion programs in higher education.
  • Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, responds to the Left’s increased hostility to Christians participating in the political process.
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Pete Ricketts, David Friedman, Lance Gooden, Matt Carpenter, Quentin Van Meter
March 06, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Pete Ricketts, U.S. Senator for Nebraska, reacts to the Super Tuesday election results and offers analysis of the pending budget deals.
  • David Friedman, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, provides an update on Israel’s war against Hamas and reacts to recent call for a cease-fire by Vice President Kamala Harris.
  • Lance GoodenU.S. Representative for the 5th District of Texas, discusses how non-governmental organizations use millions in taxpayer funding to facilitate illegal immigration.
  • Matt Carpenter, FRC Action Director, breaks down the Super Tuesday election results.
  • Dr. Quentin Van Meter, former American College of Pediatricians President, comments on what secret files reveal about how the World Professional Organization for Transgender Health (WPATH) pushes gender mutilation surgeries on minors.
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Mike Braun, David Spiller, Mark Krikorian, Larry Taunton
March 05, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Mike Braun, U.S. Senator from Indiana, encourages citizens in states holding primary elections to vote and comments on the spending legislation introduced in Congress.
  • David Spiller, State Representative for the 68th District of Texas, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision to temporarily block a Texas law allowing state law enforcement officers to arrest illegal immigrants.
  • Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, reveals how the Biden administration used secret flights to bring more than 320,000 illegal immigrants to cities throughout the country.
  • Larry Taunton, author and columnist, reports from South America on how non-governmental agencies use millions in taxpayer funding to facilitate illegal immigration.
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Kevin Hern, J. Christian Adams, Chris Gacek, Stephen Moore
March 04, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Kevin Hern, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Oklahoma, reacts to the SCOTUS decision in Trump v. Anderson and discusses new legislation introduced to counter the Chinese Communist Party.
  • J. Christian Adams, President of Public Interest Legal Foundation, offers legal analysis of the SCOTUS decision restoring Donald Trump to the Colorado ballot.
  • Chris Gacek, Senior Fellow for Regulatory Affairs at Family Research Council, provides an overview of FRC’s amicus brief in the upcoming SCOTUS chemical abortion case.
  • Stephen Moore, Distinguished Fellow in Economics at The Heritage Foundation and a Senior Economist at FreedomWorks, warns of the threat that skyrocketing national debt poses to the U.S. economy and comments on the Left’s attacks on Project 2025, the transition blueprint for the next conservative administration.
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Andy Harris, Ben Johnson, Jody Hice, Brian Burch, S. A. McCarthy
March 01, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Dr. Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, discusses the ongoing spending negotiations in Congress and reacts to recent high-profile crimes caused by the Biden administration’s open border policies.
  • Ben Johnson, Washington Stand Senior Reporter and Editor, contrasts the dueling speeches offered by President Biden and former President Trump at the southern border.
  • Jody Hice, former Congressman and FRC Senior Vice President, parses the meaning behind the recent warning from FBI Director Christopher Wray of possible foreign interference in the upcoming presidential election.
  • Brian Burch, President of Catholic Vote, responds to Politico’s non-apology for slandering Bible-believing Christians who exercise their rights to participate in the political process.
  • S. A. McCarthy,  Washington Stand News Writer, provides analysis of the worldview behind those slandering Bible-believing Christians with the “Christian Nationalist” label.
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Marsha Blackburn, Andrew Bailey, Andrew Clyde, Meg Kilgannon
February 29, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, discusses the ongoing border crisis and reacts to President Biden’s recent comments regarding crime.
  • Andrew Bailey, Missouri Attorney General, highlights his lawsuit against Planned Parenthood for trafficking children out of state for abortions without parental consent.
  • Andrew Clyde, U.S. Representative for the 9th District of Georgia, provides an update on congressional budget negotiations.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, offers analysis of the consequences of the border crisis on our nation’s schools.
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Mike Lee, Rich McCormick, Cindy Hyde-Smith, Chris Smith
February 28, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Mike Lee, U.S. Senator for Utah, provides an update on congressional negotiations as the deadline for a partial government shutdown approaches.
  • Dr. Rich McCormick, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Georgia, discusses the border crisis following the recent murder of a college student by an illegal immigrant.
  • Cindy Hyde-Smith, U.S. Senator from Mississippi, sets the record straight regarding the legislation that Senate Democrats have pushed following the recent decision from the Alabama Supreme Court upholding life.
  • Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, provides an update on the World Health Organization’s effort to undermine national sovereignty, free speech, and human dignity with its proposed Pandemic Preparedness Agreement and discusses his efforts to keep abortion funding out of PEPFAR.
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Rick Scott, Ira Mehlman, Eric Johnston, David Closson
February 27, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Rick Scott, U.S. Senator from Florida, reacts to the meeting of congressional leaders with President Biden as the deadline for a partial government shutdown approaches.
  • Ira Mehlman, Media Director at the Federation for American Immigration Reform, provides an overview of money and services U.S. taxpayers provide to illegal immigrants.
  • Eric Johnston, President of the Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, unpacks the Alabama Supreme Court decision upholding the sanctity of life.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, provides analysis of how divided reactions to the Alabama Supreme Court decision stem from competing worldviews.
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Ron Estes, David Friedman, Chris Smith, Todd Bensman
February 26, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Ron Estes, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, provides an update from Congress on spending negotiations as the deadline for a partial government shutdown approaches.
  • David Friedman, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, reacts to Secretary of State Antony Blinken's recent remarks regarding Israel.
  • Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, joins from Geneva, Switzerland, where he is attending the International Summit for a Future Beyond UNRWA.
  • Todd Bensman, Senior National Security Fellow at Center for Immigration Studies, highlights the urgency of addressing the Biden border crisis following the murder of a Georgia college student by an illegal immigrant.
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Matt Rosendale, Andrew Bailey, Mary Szoch, Hans von Spakovsky
February 23, 2024
00:54:15

On today’s program:

  • Matt Rosendale, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Montana, provides an update on the budget negotiations in Congress and discusses his effort to combat woke policies in the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Andrew Bailey, Missouri Attorney General, shares his warning to a school district that had presented curriculum discussing gender identity and sexual orientation to students without notifying parents.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, responds to the Alabama State Supreme Court’s decision upholding the sanctity of life.
  • Hans von Spakovsky, The Heritage Foundation’s Senior Legal Fellow, sheds light on the Biden administration’s use of federal agencies to coordinate voter turnout for the President’s re-election campaign.
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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

On today’s program:

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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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