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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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Ken Blackwell, Peter Sprigg, Robert McGinnis, Ron Coleman
August 02, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, August 2, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance at Family Research Council, who wrote on how President Trump has delivered for African Americans.
  • Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, to discuss a proposed Virginia resolution to silence faith-based counselors who try to help those with unwanted same-sex attractions.
  • Lt. Col. (Ret.) Robert McGinnis, on a warning of an “order and discipline problem” among Navy SEALs from their commanding officer.
  • Ron Coleman, attorney specializing in First Amendment cases, on the latest whistleblower at Google, who says he was bullied and ultimately fired for expressing his conservative views.
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Mo Brooks, Pat Fagan, David Barton, David Closson
July 30, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, July 30, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Alabama, to respond to CNN’s John Berman, who claimed on air that Huntsville, Alabama is worse off than Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Pat Fagan, Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, to explain how the problems in Baltimore have more to do with the absence of fathers than with the presence of rats.
  • David Barton, Founder of WallBuilders, to respond to a group of liberal Christians who have planted their flag against what they call “Christian nationalism.”
  • David Closson, Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview at Family Research Council, to discuss a new Gallup poll showing that 40 percent of Americans still believe in a young-earth, Biblical account of Creation.
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Ted Yoho, Jerry Boykin, Phil Jensen, Bill Simon
July 29, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, July 29, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, to give a live update from the U.S.-Mexico border and discuss the border wall’s latest win at the Supreme Court.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC’s Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army’s Delta Force, on Iran’s continued belligerence and NATO allies’ refusal to assent to their unreasonable demands.
  • Phil Jensen, State Senator for the 33rd District of South Dakota, and sponsor of a bill to prominently display the national motto, “In God We Trust,” in South Dakota’s public schools.
  • Bill Simon, Former President and CEO of Wal-Mart, on the Department of Justice opening an anti-trust review against technology giants for behaving like monopolies.
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Brandon Showalter, Jarrett Stepman, Max Eden
July 26, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, July 26 2019, edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Brandon Showalter, Reporter for the Christian Post, on reports from the U.K. warning parents against the lies and surgical horrors awaiting children who seek gender transitions.
  • Jarrett Stepman, Author at the Daily Signal, on how the Left’s attacks on the Electoral College are motivated by a desire for political power.
  • Max Eden, Senior Fellow 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.”
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Louie Gohmert, Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon, Travis Weber
July 25, 2019
00:54:10

On the Thursday, July 25, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, to discuss a new whistleblower at Google and the Department of Justice’s new anti-trust investigation against big tech companies.
  • Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, Directors of “Unplanned,” on Hollywood’s attempts to normalize abortion by repeatedly showing it on screen.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on the ongoing violence against Christians in Nigeria, while their government continues to deny the genocide.
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Mike Johnson, Chris Wilson, David Closson
July 24, 2019
00:01:00

On the Wednesday, July 24, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana and member of the House Judiciary Committee, to analyze Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony today before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees.
  • Chris Wilson, Partner and CEO of WPA Intelligence, on a new poll released by Pew Research Center which shows rising distrust among Americans, especially for business leaders and elected officials.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signing a bill that would ban veterinarians from declawing cats (because that’s just too cruel), after signing a bill earlier this year that permits abortion until birth and repeals legal protections for infants who survive abortion.
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David Brat, Jim Bridenstine, Mike Johnson, Michelle Cretella
July 23, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, July 23, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • David Brat, Former U.S. Congressman and Dean of Liberty’s School of Business, on the economic and biblical arguments for the U.S. to exercise fiscal restraint and accountability.
  • Jim Bridenstine, Administrator of NASA, on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing.
  • Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana and member of the House Judiciary Committee, to give a preview of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony tomorrow on the baseless Russian collusion conspiracy theory that still refuses to die.
  • Dr. Michelle Cretella, Executive Director of the America College of Pediatricians, who authored a letter to the U.S. Surgeon General, asking him to investigate the “toxic” practice of performing sex-changes on children.
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Vicky Hartzler, Gordon Chang, Matt Philbin, Peter Sprigg
July 22, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, July 22, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Congresswoman for the 4th Congressional District of Missouri, on Amazon.com caving to a Change.org petition and banning books that offer counseling and hope to people struggling with unwanted same-sex attractions.
  • Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist focusing on China, North Korea, and Iran, on Iran’s claim that it has captured 17 CIA operatives.
  • Matt Philbin, Managing Editor for Media Research Center, on how the new “Top Gun” movie kowtowed to Communist China by replacing the flags of Japan and Taiwan on the star character’s jacket and how catering to Chinese audiences is becoming a trend in Hollywood.
  • Peter Sprigg, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, to continue the conversation about Amazon’s book ban and to highlight critics’ mischaracterizations about change therapies and books promoting them.
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Lathan Watts, Kristen Eastlick, Ryan Bomberger, Walter Williams
July 19, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, July 19, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Lathan Watts, Director of Legal Communications for First Liberty, on a court case in South Carolina, where the federal district judge banned school officials from allowing students to pray or sing religious songs at graduation.
  • Kristen Eastlick, Editor-in-Chief of InfluenceWatch.org and Senior Vice President of Capital Research Center, on the ties between billionaire financier George Soros and leftwing groups that seek to replace the Biblical gospel with progressive social activism.
  • Ryan Bomberger, Founder of TooManyAborted.com, on the new interim president of Planned Parenthood, chosen for her background in political activism, not in healthcare.
  • Walter Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and syndicated libertarian columnist, on his piece in the Daily Signal arguing that rising school shootings and other crime is caused in large part by moral erosion.
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Mark Green, Kristina Arriaga, Tristan Azbej, Travis Weber
July 17, 2019
00:54:10

It’s Tuesday, July 16, 2019, and we’re getting ready for another exciting edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, where each day we’re joined by America’s leaders, policy makers, and culture-shapers as we talk about the important issues of the day from a biblical worldview. Listen here live at 5:05 p.m. ET.

Today we’ll hear from:

  • Mark Green, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), on how USAID promotes religious freedom as a means to achieve economic development.
  • Kristina Arriaga, Vice Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, to highlight Cuba’s ongoing religious suppression, including their prohibiting key religious leaders from leaving the country to attend the U.S. State Department’s Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.
  • Tristan Azbej, Hungarian State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians, on Hungary’s effort to provide aid to persecuted Christians.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, to reflect on the first day of the 2nd annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.
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Gus Bilirakis, Mike Pompeo, Jerry Boykin
July 15, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, July 15, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Gus Bilirakis, U.S. Representative for the 12th District of Florida and Co-chair of the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus, to discuss what Congress can do, and is doing, to advance religious freedom around the world.
  • Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, to continue the discussion on the U.S. State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom and to highlight the newly formed Commission on Unalienable Rights, which will advise Secretary Pompeo on how to advocate for the most fundamental rights in diplomatic discussions.
  • Jerry Boykin, FRC’s Executive Vice President and Retired Lieutenant General, on efforts to combat the persecution of Christians around the globe.
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Scott Perry, Elizabeth Johnston, Calvin Beisner
July 02, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, July 2, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Pennsylvania, responding to Senator Chuck Schumer’s criticism of President Trump’s recent impromptu meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, where he became the first U.S. President to step onto North Korean territory.
  • Elizabeth Johnston, the Activist Mommy, on the hostile reaction to her successful campaigns to stop drag queen story hours at public libraries.
  • Calvin Beisner, Founder and National Spokesman of the Cornwall Alliance, which recently published an open letter urging policymakers to reject alarmist climate policies that would trap people in poverty.
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Mark Meadows, Ralph Norman
July 01, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, July 1, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we were heard from:

  • Mark Meadows, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of North Carolina and Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, on President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, where he became the first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea.
  • Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, a cosponsor of the Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019, which would require states to provide data on abortions in their state to the federal government, correcting the egregious underreporting of abortions in the U.S.
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Terry Jeffrey, Ken Blackwell, Kristina Arriaga, Todd Nettleton
June 28, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, June 28, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief of CNS News, to analyze the second night of the Democratic presidential debate.
  • Ken Blackwell, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance and former Co-Chairman of the Census Monitoring Board, on yesterday’s decisions handed down from the Supreme Court on gerrymandering and the census citizenship question.
  • Kristina Arriaga, Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, on USCIRF’s congressional hearing concerning Turkey’s religious communities and their ability to practice their faith without government interference.
  • Todd Nettleton, Host of Voice of the Martyrs, in commemoration of the Day of the Christian Martyr, June 29.
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Andy Harris, Dave Brat, Travis Weber
June 27, 2019
00:54:15

On the Thursday, June 27, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, on how House Democrats have only themselves to blame for the crisis at the border for continually blocking President Trump from obtaining the funds needed to deal with the problem.
  • David Brat, Dean of Liberty University’s School of Business and Former U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Virginia, to analyze the first Democratic presidential debate that was held last night.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, to further discuss the first Democratic presidential debate.
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Mike Johnson, Sam Brownback, Mercedes Schlapp
June 26, 2019
00:54:10

On the Wednesday, June 26, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Louisiana, on the so-called “Do No Harm Act,” a bill that would roll back the religious freedom protections in the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and its hearing yesterday in the House Committee on Education and Labor.
  • Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, on the U.S. State Department’s annual religious freedom report, which found a “chilling array” of religious suppression around the world.
  • Mercedes Schlapp, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, on the crisis at the southern border and House Democrats’ reluctance to provide adequate funding to address the issue.
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Josh Hawley, Mo Brooks, Doug Lamborn
June 25, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, June 25, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on an undercover video from a whistleblower in which the Head of Responsible Innovation at Google claims the tech giant will decide what is “fair and equitable” to prevent another person like President Trump from ever being elected.
  • Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Alabama, on the Trump administration’s policy statement opposing half-measures pushed by House Democrats to put a band-aid on the immigration crisis without fulling addressing the humanitarian and security problems at the border.
  • Doug Lamborn, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Colorado, on his bill to defund PBS for indoctrinating children with progressive content.
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Jerry Boykin, Kristan Hawkins, Larry Obhof
June 24, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, June 24, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of Delta Force, on Iran’s threat to shoot more U.S. drones out of the sky.
  • Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life, on the Planned Parenthood forum where twenty Democratic presidential candidates promoted the group’s abortion agenda.
  • Larry Obhof, President of the Ohio Senate, on the Ohio Senate passing a budget that would fund pregnancy care centers.
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Bob Fu, John Merrill, Alvin Dupree, Geoff Rogers
June 21, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, June 21, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Bob Fu, President of China Aid, on the mass protests in Hong Kong and the Christian hymn that has become the “anthem” of the protestors.
  • John Merrill, Secretary of State for Alabama, who is calling out the Southern Poverty Law Center for “inaccurate reporting” on voting numbers and other facts.
  • Alvin Dupree, a Wisconsin Pastor and a Member of the Appleton Area School District’s Board of Education, who came under fire after praying in Jesus’ name at graduation.
  • Geoff Rogers, co-founder of the U.S. Institute against Human Trafficking, on how sex-trafficking across the U.S., while primarily targeting girls, also targets boys as young as 10-years-old and dresses them as girls.
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ID: 30265
Gus Bilirakis, Jennifer Bryson, Meg Kilgannon, Dede Laugesen, Rebecca Sharibu
June 19, 2019
00:54:10

On the Wednesday, June 19, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Gus Bilirakis, U.S. Representative for the 12th District of Florida, on House Democrats piling on pressure to divert federal family planning dollars (Title X) to fund abortion in this morning’s hearing in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
  • Jennifer Bryson, Founder of Let All Play, on the firm decision from USA Women’s Powerlifting to not allow biological males to compete against women, and on a widely cited study to promote transgender athletes that has been thoroughly discredited.
  • Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County, on the American Library Association encouraging rural libraries to deceptively perform transgender story hours under parents’ noses.
  • Dede Laugesen, Executive Director of Save the Persecuted Christians, and Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu, on the plight of the Nigerian schoolgirl who was kidnapped by the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram in February 2018, and has not been released because she refuses to renounce Christ.
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