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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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Mike Gonzalez, Ryan Tucker, Mike Smith, Joy Pullman
October 03, 2019
00:54:10

Today’s show features:

  • Mike Gonzalez, Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, to discuss the worldwide significance of the Hong Kong protests.
  • Ryan Tucker, Senior Counsel and Director of the Center for Christian Ministries with Alliance Defending Freedom, a Christian homeless shelter that won the right to prevent men from sleeping in an area safe for women.
  • Mike Smith, President of the Homeschool Legal Defense Association, to discuss the latest federal figures showing a doubling of homeschooling in America over the past 20 years.
  • Joy Pullman, Executive Editor of The Federalist, to discuss the dangers of putting kids in public school.
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ID: 43850
Pat Trueman, Daniel Blomberg, Caleb Dalton, Michelle Malkin
October 02, 2019
00:54:10

Today’s show features:

  • Pat Trueman, President and CEO of the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, on the alarming crisis of internet child pornography.
  • Daniel Blomberg, Senior Counsel for Becket Law, on a federal judge holding University of Iowa officials personally liable for their religious discrimination against a Christian student group.
  • Caleb Dalton, Legal Counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, on a Virginia teacher who is suing after being wrongfully terminated for refusing to refer to students with pronouns that contradicted their biological gender.
  • Michelle Malkin, conservative syndicated columnist and Fox News Contributor, on her book, “Open Borders Inc.: Who’s Funding America’s Destruction?”
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ID: 43845
Jason Chaffetz, Christin Willis, Jim Banks, David Curry, David Closson
October 01, 2019
00:54:10

Today’s show features:

  • Jason Chaffetz, Former U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Utah and Former Chairman of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee, to discuss the State Department’s probe into Hillary Clinton’s email server.
  • Christin Willis, a Louisiana parent, whose child was given a sexually explicit survey without her knowledge or consent.
  • Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, to discuss a letter that House members sent to the FDA warning against de-regulating the abortion pill at Planned Parenthood’s request.
  • David Curry, President of Open Doors USA, to discuss China’s crackdown on churches in the lead up to the 70th anniversary of the Communist takeover.
  • David Closson, Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview at Family Research Council, on his latest publication, “Biblical Principles for Religious Liberty: Evidence from Scripture and Church History.“
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ID: 43823
Ralph Abraham, Sylvia Allen, Alex Azar, Travis Weber
September 30, 2019
00:54:10

Today’s show features:

  • Ralph Abraham, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Louisiana, to discuss parents’ outrage over a state “health” survey asking sexually explicit questions to middle schoolers without notifying parents.
  • Sylvia Allen, State Senator for the 6th District of Arizona, to discuss her own state’s explicit sex education program.
  • Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, on the health risks of vaping.
  • Travis Weber, Vice President of Policy and Government Affairs at Family Research Council, to discuss Illinois legislation that discourages travel to pro-life states.
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ID: 43805
Tim Graham, Lori Windham, Bob Weiner, Kent Ostrander
September 27, 2019
00:54:10

Today’s show features:

  • Tim Graham, Executive Director of Media Research Center, on House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s decision to open a hearing on impeachment with made-up mobster dialogue to “parody” the actual transcript of President Trump’s call with Ukraine.
  • Lori Windham, Senior Counsel for Becket Law, to discuss a win for foster families and foster children in Michigan, after a federal judge said the state Attorney General, formerly on the SPLC Board of Directors, discriminated against a faith-based placement agency based on their faith.
  • Luke Dean Niforatos, Chief of Staff & Sr. Policy Advisor, Smart Approaches to Marijuana, on how a marijuana legalization bill pretending to be a “safe” banking bill is worming its way through Congress.
  • Kent Ostrander, Executive Director of the Kentucky-based Family Foundation, on the ACLU asking the Supreme Court to strike down Kentucky’s ultrasound abortion law, which was upheld by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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ID: 43779
Debbie Lesko, Shawn Carney, Tony Perkins, Matthew Swart, John Mauck
September 25, 2019
00:54:10

Today’s show features:

  • Debbie Lesko, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Arizona, to discuss Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s sudden decision to reverse course and initiate impeachment proceedings against President Trump, in hopes of finding evidence of wrongdoing.
  • Shawn Carney, President of 40 Days for Life, which today kicks off the annual prayer vigil to end abortion.
  • Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, to report on his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border.
  • Matthew Swart, a Wheaton University student with the Chicago Evangelism Team, and John Mauck, partner at Mauck & Baker, who have sued Chicago for banning Wheaton students from evangelizing in public parks.
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ID: 43749
Alex Azar, Louie Gohmert, Kim Wiggins, Jo Markham
September 24, 2019
00:54:10
  • Alex Azar, Secretary of Health and Human Services, on the Trump administration’s pro-life efforts at the United Nations.
  • Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, on the U.N. climate action summit.
  • Kim Wiggins, Wife of Pastor Garry Wiggins at Evangel Temple Assembly of God in Jacksonville, Florida, which has joined the campaign to End Birth Day Abortion.
  • Jo Markham, Executive Director of Agape Pregnancy Resource Center, on the important role pregnancy resource centers play in supporting vulnerable women in their decision to choose life.
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ID: 43733
Linda Smith, Tony Perkins, Travis Weber, Curtis Hill
September 23, 2019
00:54:10

For the Monday, September 23, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Linda Smith, President of Shared Hope, on new legislation to combat child sex trafficking after a massive sting arrested more than 100 people.
  • Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council and Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, to provide an on-the-ground report from the United Nations following President Trump’s remarks at today’s Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom event.
  • Travis Weber, Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at Family Research Council, to further analyze the key policy takeaways from President Trump’s historic religious freedom speech.
  • Curtis Hill, Attorney General of Indiana, to give an update on the remains of 2,246 aborted babies found at the home of the late abortionist Ulrich Klopfer.
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ID: 43719
Mike Kelly, Bill Marshall, Jon Scruggs, Stephen Grcevich
September 20, 2019
00:54:10

For the Friday, September 20, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Mike Kelly, U.S. Representative for the 16th District of Pennsylvania, on House Democrats trying to strip tax-exempt status from 60 organizations the SPLC hates, including Family Research Council and American Family Association.
  • Bill Marshall, Senior Investigator for Judicial Watch, on colleges admitting students based on social justice criteria instead of merit.
  • Jon Scruggs, Senior Counsel and Director of the Center for Conscience Initiatives with Alliance Defending Freedom, to discuss a victory for Christian wedding vendors in the Arizona Supreme Court.
  • Dr. Stephen Grcevich, President of Key Ministry and licensed psychiatrist, who recently reacted to the suicide of a prominent pastor.
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Chris Mitchell, Jim Banks, Andy Pollack, Sarah Perry
September 19, 2019
00:54:09

For the Thursday, September 19, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN, on the tied result in Israel’s latest elections.
  • Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, on South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s renewed support for the local abortion clinic, after its late abortionist Ulrich Klopfer was found to have stored thousands of aborted babies on his property.
  • Andy Pollack, Father of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting Victim Meadow Pollack, on his book, “Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies that Created the Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students.”
  • Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council, on the disgraced SPLC’s role in erasing the disciplinary policies that could have stopped the Parkland shooter.
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ID: 43670
Andy Biggs, Michael New, Jenny Beth Martin, Meg Kilgannon
September 18, 2019
00:54:10

For the Wednesday, September 18, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona and Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, on the Democrats’ continued failures to justify impeachment of President Trump.
  • Michael New, Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, on the new data from the pro-abortion Guttmacher Institute showing pro-life gains around the country and a decline in the abortion rate to the lowest levels since 1973.
  • Jenny Beth Martin, Honorary Chairman of Tea Party Patriots Action, who is hosting a press conference today on Capitol Hill with mass shooting survivors and families of mass shooting victims, to respond to attempts in Congress to restrict l 2nd Amendment rights.
  • Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators for Fairfax County, on the double standard in schools that punish students for protesting abortion, but encourage them to protest climate change.
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ID: 43669
Jackie Walorski, Franklin Graham, Mike Chupp, Steve Bass, Travis Weber
September 17, 2019
00:54:10

For the September 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Jackie Walorski, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Indiana, to discuss the need for urgent federal legislation to protect the remains of aborted babies after it was discovered that an abortionist kept the remains of 2,246 aborted babies in his house.
  • Franklin Graham, Founder of Samaritan’s Purse, to give an update on the steps that Samaritan’s Purse has taken in response to Hurricane Dorian.
  • Dr. Mike Chupp, CEO of Christian Medical and Dental Association, on the growing political correctness in American medical schools.
  • Steve Bass, Youth Pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church, who urged high schoolers at a football game to recite the Lord’s prayer in unison to defy a secularist lawsuit threat.
  • Travis Weber, Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs at Family Research Council, to describe how students can exercise their constitutional rights to freedom of speech and freedom of religion.
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ID: 43651
Ted Yoho, Carrie Severino, Rich Noyes
September 16, 2019
00:54:10

For the Monday, September 16, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, to discuss the attack on a Saudi oil field.
  • Carrie Severino, Chief Counsel and Policy Director of the Judicial Crisis Network and co-author of Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court, on how the New York Times’ latest hit piece on Justice Kavanaugh completely backfired.
  • Analysis of Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke’s gun confiscation rant from last week’s Democratic presidential debate.
  • Richard Noyes, Research Director at Media Research Center and Senior Editor at NewsBusters.org, to discuss the top takeaways from the Democratic Presidential Debate.
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ID: 43633
Andy Biggs, Roger Brooks, Ingrid Skop, Max Eden
September 13, 2019
00:54:10

For the Friday, September 13, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, who was elected this week as the new chair of the House Freedom Caucus, to give his reaction to last night’s third Democratic debate.
  • Roger Brooks, Senior Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, on New York City’s moving to repeal their ban on sexual orientation change efforts.
  • Dr. Ingrid Skop, Board Member of the American Associate of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists and Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, on Facebook censoring as “fake news” a Live Action video insisting that abortion is never medically necessary.
  • Max Eden, Education Expert at the Manhattan Institute, to discuss his book, “Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created the Parkland Shooter and Endanger America’s Students,” which will be featured next week as part of the FRC Speaker Series.
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ID: 43620
Josh Hawley, Mike Johnson, Amado Huizar, Todd Starnes
September 12, 2019
00:54:10

Today’s show features:

  • Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator for Missouri, whose letter to Facebook pressured them to discontinue their censorship of pro-life content.
  • Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana, to highlight the legislative priorities of the Republican Study Committee.
  • Amado Huizar, Pastor of South Bay Pentecostal Church in Chula Vista, California, whose church was vandalized with satanic graffiti after he petitioned the mayor to cancel a drag queen story hour.
  • Todd Starnes, radio talk show and internet television host for Fox News, on his new book, Culture Jihad: How to Stop the Left from Killing a Nation."
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ID: 43588
Mary Beth Waddell, Debbie Lesko, Carter Conlon, William Boykin, David Closson
September 11, 2019
00:54:10

For the Wednesday, September 11, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we feature:

  • Mary Beth WaddellFRC’s Senior Legislative Assistant, and Debbie Lesko, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Arizona, to comment on the House Judiciary Committee approval of several gun control measures.
  • Carter Conlon, Senior Pastor of Times Square Church, to reflect on the 9/11 anniversary and the need for spiritual awakening.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC’s Executive Vice President, to discuss America’s security situation since 9/11.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of Ethics and Biblical Worldview, to discuss the connection between moral decay and declining patriotism.
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ID: 43576
Ron Estes, Steve Scalise, Gordon Chang, Cissie Graham Lynch
September 09, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, September 9, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Ron Estes, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, and Steve Scalise, House Minority Whip, to give a preview of tomorrow’s minority-led hearing on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
  • Gordon Chang, foreign affairs reporter with a special focus on China, to give an update on his recent visit to Hong Kong and the deteriorating situation there.
  • Cissie Graham Lynch, daughter of Franklin Graham, to detail how Samaritan’s Purse has stepped in to respond to the devastation caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.
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ID: 43542
Chip Roy, Ken Blackwell, Joe Kennedy, Mike Berry
September 06, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, September 6, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st District of Texas, to discuss the priorities for Congress as their session resumes next week, including President Trump’s funding for the border wall and the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act.
  • Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance at Family Research Council, to comment on the Democratic National Committee passing a resolution celebrating “non-religious” voters and denouncing religious liberty. He will also address the criticism of NFL quarterback Drew Brees for promoting Bring Your Bible to School Day.
  • Joe Kennedy, football coach at Bremerton High School, who was fired for praying at the 50-yard line, and Mike Berry, Chief of Staff for First Liberty, who is representing his case on appeal.
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ID: 43522
Andy Biggs, Jerry Boykin, Katrina Jackson, Robert Gagnon
September 04, 2019
00:54:10

Today we’ll hear from:

  • Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, to preview what’s on the agenda as Congress goes back into session next week.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council, to share his reaction to Former Defense Secretary Maj. Gen. (Ret.) James Mattis’s new book, “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead.”
  • Katrina Jackson, Democratic State Representative for the 16th District of Louisiana, to discuss a resolution passed by the Democratic National Committee that derided religious liberty in an attempt to woo “religiously unaffiliated” Americans.
  • Robert Gagnon, Professor of New Testament Theology at Houston Baptist University, to discuss his latest book, “The Bible and Homosexual Practice: Texts and Hermeneutics,” in light of a groundbreaking new study showing there is no “gay gene.”
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ID: 43462
Edward Graham, Roy Smith, Phil Jensen, Nick Reaves
September 03, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, September 3, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Edward Graham, son of Franklin Graham, with an update on how Samaritan’s Purse is prepared to help victims of Hurricane Dorian.
  • Roy Smith, Pastor of True Lite Christian Fellowship in Midland, Texas, on how West Texas churches are responding to Saturday’s mass shooting that killed 7 and injured 25.
  • Phil Jensen, State Senator for the 33rd District of South Dakota, and sponsor of the bill that put “In God we Trust” displays in public schools.
  • Nick Reaves, Counsel for Becket Law, which has appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Catholic Social Services which was removed from the Philadelphia foster care system for not abandoning its religious beliefs about marriage.
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ID: 43443
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