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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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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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ID: 30331
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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ID: 30313
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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ID: 30294
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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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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ID: 30232
Denise Harle, Kelly Shackelford, Peter Sprigg, Rebecca Friedrichs
June 18, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, June 18, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Denise Harle, Legal Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, the Christian legal firm representing a student athlete in Connecticut who lost her chance at a scholarship when she was forced to compete against biological males who identified as female.
  • Kelly Shackelford, President and Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute, on the Supreme Court tossing out the Oregon Court of Appeals’ ruling against Aaron and Melissa Klein, Christian bakers who declined to create a cake for a same-sex “wedding,” and ordering the lower court to re-hear the case from the beginning, specifically in light of the 2018 Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling.
  • Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, on California legislation banning professional counselors from helping minors struggling against same-sex attractions.
  • Rebecca Friedrichs, Author of “Standing up to Goliath: Battling State and National Teachers’ Unions for the Heart and Soul of Our Kids and Country,” on the California Teachers’ Association trying to pass off SPLC propaganda as “anti-bullying” curriculum.
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Jerry Boykin, Ted Yoho, Brad Dacus, Michael McAfee, Lauren McAfee
June 17, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, June 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of the U.S. Army’s Delta Force, on the torpedo attacks on two civilian oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, off the coast of Iran.
  • Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, on Bernie Sanders’s speech at George Washington University trying to defend “democratic socialism.”
  • Brad Dacus, President of Pacific Justice Institute, who is defending a Christian school raided by the state of California, which is harassing it to force it to either renounce Biblical teachings on sexuality or shut down entirely.
  • Michael McAfee, Director of Community Initiatives at Museum of the Bible and a teaching pastor at Council Road Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, and his wife Lauren McAfee, Corporate Ambassador for Hobby Lobby, on their new book, “Not What You Think: Why the Bible Might Be Nothing We Expected Yet Everything We Need.”
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Eric Cochran, Ivy Shelton, Mercedes Schlapp, Steve Scalise
June 13, 2019
00:54:10

On the Thursday, June 13, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Eric Cochran, former engineer at Pinterest, who was fired for blowing the whistle on Pinterest’s censorship of pro-life site Live Action.
  • Ivy Shelton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Waskom, Texas, on the Waskom City Council unanimously declaring themselves a “sanctuary city of the unborn.”
  • Mercedes Schlapp, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, on the oil tankers reportedly torpedoed in the Strait of Hormuz and President Trump’s Statement of Administration Policy, promising to veto appropriations bills if House Democrats weigh them down with liberal amendments.
  • Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana and House Minority Whip, on House Democrats blocking an amendment during the appropriations process to prohibit federal funds from going to entities that do not protect babies born alive during an abortion.
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Josh Hawley, Terry Jeffrey, David Stevens
June 12, 2019
00:54:10

On the Wednesday, June 12, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on Michael Bogren’s withdrawing his nomination to fill a federal court vacancy, and on Pinterest’s absurd and outrageous new strategy to censor the phrase “Bible verses” and block a top pro-life site, Live Action.
  • Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief of CNS News.com, on the White House’s Statement of Administration Policy, threatening to veto appropriations bills if House Democrats weigh them down with various liberal amendments.
  • David Stevens, President of the Christian Medical and Dental Association, on the American Medical Association’s call for state laws that allow minors to override their parents’ objections to vaccinations.
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ID: 30128
Ralph Norman, Bob Onder, Mike Gonzalez
June 11, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, June 11, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, on how President Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico turned into a win for the border.
  • Bob Onder, State Senator for the 2nd District of Missouri, on a judge’s injunction to keep open the state’s last abortion clinic.
  • Mike Gonzalez, Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, on the hypocrisy of Hollywood in threatening to boycott Georgia while bending over backward for China.
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Jim Banks, Andy Harris, Justin Danhof
June 10, 2019
00:54:10

On the Monday, June 10, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, on how radical pro-abortion positions are becoming a requirement in the Democratic party, as evidenced by Democrats seeking to remove longstanding pro-life riders from appropriations bills and by former Vice President Joe Biden’s “flip-flop-flip” on the Hyde Amendment.
  • Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, on the Trump administration’s directive to U.S. embassies overseas not to fly the LGBT-pride flag.
  • Justin Danhof, Director of the Free Enterprise Project and General Counsel for the National Center for Public Policy Research, on a letter by CEOs calling abortion bans “bad for business.”
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Ralph Norman, Wisconsin Parent, Charlie Kirk
June 07, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, June 7, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, on H.R. 6, a bill that would codify Speaker Pelosi’s immigration policies by rewarding lawbreakers and punishing law-abiding immigrants.
  • A Madison, Wisconsin Parent, who objected to a science teacher’s transgender “coming out” video instructing students to call him “Mix” instead of “Mr.” and to refer to him using invented pronouns, which was shown to his elementary-age son at school without any prior notice to parents.
  • Charlie Kirk, Founder and President of Turning Point USA, on why he warns against Americans’ embrace of socialism.
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ID: 30092
Rob Portman, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin
June 06, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Rob Portman, U.S. Senator from Ohio, on his bill that established a plaque at the World War II Memorial featuring President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s D-Day prayer.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of the U.S. Army’s Delta Force, on his own father’s involvement in D-Day and the importance of remembering those who fought and died.
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ID: 30077
Mark Meadows, Emily Birnbaum, Aaron Baer
June 05, 2019
00:54:10

On the Wednesday, June 5, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Mark Meadows, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of North Carolina, on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announcing an end to fetal tissue research contracts through the National Institutes of Health.
  • Emily Birnbaum, Reporter at The Hill, on bipartisan Congressional concerns over the FBI’s database of more than 640 million photographs and their use of facial recognition technology.
  • Aaron Baer, President of Citizens for Community Values, on two publicly-funded libraries in Ohio that were forced to cancel drag queen shows after public outcry.
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ID: 30046
Michael Cloud, Ken Blackwell, Cory Musgrave, Travis Weber
June 04, 2019
00:54:10

On the Tuesday, June 4, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Michael Cloud, U.S. Representative for the 27th District of Texas, on his trip to the Southern Border.
  • Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Government at Family Research Council, who recently wrote about the manufacturing of fake news.
  • Cory Musgrave, Pastor of New Beginnings Church in Fairfield, Illinois, who opened the Illinois legislature on May 31 with a prayer of repentance for the passage of an extreme abortion bill.
  • Travis Weber, Vice President for Policy and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at Family Research Council, on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s criticism of China on the 30thAnniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.
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George Grant, Travis Weber, Garlan Gudger, Elizabeth Woning
May 31, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, May 31, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we were heard from:

  • George Grant, author of Killer Angel: A Short Biography of Planned Parenthood's Founder, Margaret Sanger, on the opinion by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas that lays out the history of the eugenics movement.
  • Travis Weber, Family Research Council's Vice President of Policy, on his address before Taiwan's International Religious Freedom Conference.
  • Garlan Gudger, member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 4, on the threats his family received after he voted for legislation banning abortion in the state.
  • Elizabeth Woning, Co-Founder of Equipped to Love, on last weekend's Freedom March, attended by hundreds who once identified as homosexual or transgender but now follow Christ.
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ID: 28033
Franklin Graham, Dave Brat, Quena Gonzalez
May 28, 2019
00:54:10

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

Franklin Graham, President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, on his call for a national day of prayer for President Donald Trump on Sunday, June 2.

Dave Brat, Former Congressman and Dean of Liberty University’s School of Business, on a Gallup poll reporting that 43 percent of Americans embrace socialism.

Quena Gonzalez, Family Research Council’s Director of State and Local Affairs, to give an overview of the pro-life and pro-abortion bills proposed this session in state legislatures around the country.

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ID: 27942
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William Boykin, Al Robertson, Pat Fagan
May 27, 2019
00:54:10

On this special Memorial Day program, Tony and FRC’s Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army’s Delta Force Lt. Gen. (Ret) Jerry Boykin discussed a new survey showing that only 55% of Americans know why the nation marks Memorial Day. They also looked back and heard from Duck Dynasty’s Al Robertson and Dr. Pat Fagan of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, who joined Tony and General Boykin for a discussion entitled, What’s America’s Condition? Manhood, The Family, The Church, at FRC’s 2019 Watchmen on the Wall pastors’ briefing last week in Washington, D.C.

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ID: 27930
Brad Wilcox, Ted Cruz, Phil Bryant
May 22, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Brad Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project, on a new report finding that religious couples have happier marriages.
  • Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on his demand that Yale Law School hand over documents that explain the school’s alleged discrimination against Christian students. The senator will also discuss his remarks today calling out Iran’s religious persecution.
  • Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi, on a pro-abortion lower court judge who said the state’s latest pro-life law “smacks of defiance” for enacting the will of the people through their duly elected representatives over and against his unilateral decision to block down a similar pro-life law passed last year.
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