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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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Sen. Roy Blunt, Rep. Andy Harris, Terry Jeffrey, Chris Gacek, David Closson, Mary Beth Waddell
April 04, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Sen. Roy Blunt, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the Senate rules change to fast-track presidential nominees.
  • Rep. Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s directive preventing subcontractors from using American taxpayer dollars to perform or promote abortions overseas.
  • Terry Jeffrey, editor-in-chief of CNS News, on how securing the border would help reduce crime.
  • A panel of Family Research Council experts, including Chris Gacek, Senior Fellow for Regulatory Policy, David Closson, Research Fellow for Religious Freedom and Biblical Worldview, and Mary Beth Waddell, Senior Legislative Assistant, on the news highlights of the week.
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ID: 25291
Rep. Tim Walberg, Peter Sprigg, Sarah Perry, Sen. Tom Cotton
April 03, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Tim Walberg, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Michigan, on reports of Yale Law School refusing to give stipends to students who seek internships with Christian law firms.
  • Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, whose recent publication showing how sexual orientation can change debunks the rationale for The Equality Act.
  • Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships for Family Research Council Action, on the unraveling of the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).
  • Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator for Arkansas, who has called for the SPLC to lose their tax-exempt status.
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ID: 25276
Minority Whip Steve Scalise, Rep. Ann Wagner, Rep. Roger Marshall, Stephanie Borowicz
April 02, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Steve Scalise, House Minority Whip and U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana, and Ann Wagner, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Missouri, on the discharge petition for the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which went live today.
  • Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kansas, continuing the discussion on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
  • Stephanie Borowicz, State Representative for the 76th District of Pennsylvania, who has come under fire for repeatedly using the name of Jesus in a prayer before the legislature.
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ID: 25268
Keisha Russell, Cary Solomon, Chuck Konzleman, Elizabeth Johnston
April 01, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Keisha Russell, attorney with First Liberty, on the San Antonio airport engaging in religious discrimination by excluding Chick-fil-a because its owners hold to a biblical definition of marriage.
  • Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzleman, co-producers of the “Unplanned” movie, on the film’s mysterious Twitter controversy and its expectation-shattering 5th place performance at the box office.
  • Elizabeth Johnston, the Activist Mommy, on the Day of Mourning to be held in Richmond, Virginia on April 6 in response to Governor Northam’s comments in support of infanticide.
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ID: 25242
Peter Sprigg, Jannique Stewart, Michael Loftus, Shawn Carney
March 29, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Peter Sprigg, Family Research Council’s Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, who just unveiled his new publication, “Evidence Shows Sexual Orientation Can Change: Debunking the Myth of ‘Immutability,’” at the World Council of Families XIII in Verona, Italy.
  • Jannique Stewart, a pro-life Christian speaker with the Life Training Institute, who was disinvited from an abortion debate at Cornell when organizers discovered she held to a biblical definition of marriage.
  • Michael Loftus, Fox News contributor and stand-up comedian, on his comedy tour, “The Deplorables.”
  • Shawn Carney, President and CEO of 40 Days for Life, on the beating of an 85-year-old man praying outside of a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic in San Francisco, and tonight’s debut of the Unplanned movie.
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ID: 25223
Dr. Andy Harris, Michele Bachmann, Phil Robertson, Brooke Hempell
March 28, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Dr. Andy Harris, U.S. Representative from the 1st District of Maryland, to give an update on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
  • Michele Bachmann, former U.S. Representative from the 6th District of Minnesota, on Republican House Members calling on Rep. Adam Schiff to resign as the Chair of the House Intelligence Committee.
  • Phil Robertson, Commander of Duck Dynasty, on his new book, The Theft of the American Soul.
  • Brooke Hempell, Senior Vice President of Research of Barna Group, on their latest survey release, titled “Faith Leadership in a Divided Culture.”
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ID: 25172
Sen. Mike Lee, Valerie Richardson, Sarah Perry, Chris Gacek
March 27, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah, on Senate Democrats’ hypocrisy in cosponsoring the Green New Deal but refusing to vote for it.
  • Valerie Richardson, reporter for the Washington Times, on the backlash and questions surrounding the dismissal of all charges against “hate hoax” engineer Jussie Smollett.
  • Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships with FRC Action, and Chris Gacek, Senior Fellow for Regulatory Policy, on the common denominators between Smollett’s case and the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC)
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ID: 25155
U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Rich Noyes, Tyler O'Neil
March 26, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the expansion of the pro-life Mexico City Policy to apply to international subcontractors.
  • Rich Noyes, Research Director at the Media Research Center, on the media’s brazen unrepentance for their biased coverage of the Mueller probe.
  • Tyler O’Neil, assistant editor for PJ Media, on the growing scandal that is engulfing the Southern Poverty Law Center.
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ID: 25142
Rep. Louie Gohmert, Brooke Hempell, Ashley Bratcher
March 25, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, on the end of the Mueller investigation and the ongoing political furor.
  • Brooke Hempell, Senior Vice President of Research at Barna Group, whose recent survey indicated that a majority of Protestant pastors view school as a “negative influence” on spiritual formation.
  • Ashley Bratcher, actress who portrays Abby Johnson in the Unplanned movie, which debuts this Friday, March 29, on her hope that the film will change lives.
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ID: 25135
Tyler O'Neil, Alexandra McPhee, Eric Scheidler, Tom Doyle
March 22, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Tyler O’Neil, assistant editor for PJ Media, on an op-ed in the New Yorker in which a former SPLC employee said the SPLC was “ripping off donors” in a “highly profitable scam.”
  • Alexandra McPhee, Director of Religious Freedom Advocacy at the Family Research Council, on her recent commentary in The Federalist Society, urging the Supreme Court to protect religious minorities by reforming its Establishment Clause jurisprudence.
  • Eric Scheidler, Director of Pro-Life Action League, on how Illinois pro-lifers peacefully protesting a radical abortion bill shut down the state capitol through sheer numbers.
  • Tom Doyle, author of “Killing Christians: Living the Faith Where It’s Not Safe to Believe,” on how an ISIS prince accepted Christ after a prophetic dream, and on the downfall of the last ISIS stronghold.
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Rep. Mike Johnson, Adam Kennedy, Yoram Ettinger
March 21, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana, on tech giants’ censorship of conservatives, including alleged cases of “shadow-banning.”
  • Adam Kennedy, Deputy Director of Communications and Deputy Assistant to the President, on the administration’s efforts to promote free speech on college campuses.
  • Yoram Ettinger, Former Ambassador in charge of Israeli relations with Congress, on President Trump’s tweet that it’s time for Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
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ID: 25062
Dr. Jean Twenge, Rep. Scott Perry
March 20, 2019
00:54:10

On the Wednesday, March 20, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins we heard from:

  • Dr. Jean Twenge, Professor at San Diego State University, who wrote a book on the mental health epidemic among young people who have grown up on social media.
  • Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Pennsylvania, on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip to Israel.
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ID: 25057
Gov. Matt Bevin, Lt. Gen. (Ret) Jerry Boykin, Charles Camosy
March 19, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky, on a Kentucky law banning abortion based on race, sex, or disability status, which the ACLU is suing to block.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former Commander of the Army’s Green Berets, on the SPLC’s recent firing of their co-founder amid allegations of racism and sexual harassment.
  • Charles Camosy, Professor of Ethics at Fordham University, who yesterday wrote an op-ed in The Federalist arguing there is room in the field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders for a pro-life candidate to enter the race.
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ID: 25046
Nicole Neily, Luke Goodrich, Joel Rosenberg, Kristie Cross, Dr. Jennifer Bryson
March 18, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Nicole Neily, President of Speech First, on repression of free speech on university campuses.
  • Luke Goodrich, Attorney for the Becket Fund, on the 7th Circuit’s unanimous ruling that tax-free clergy housing allowances are constitutional.
  • Joel Rosenberg, New York Times bestselling author, on the half-steps Democrats have taken to avoid punishing Rep. Ilhan Omar for her anti-Semitic comments.
  • Kristie Cross, General Counsel for the Louisiana Family Forum, on a public library that exposed children to a sex offender at a drag queen story hour.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bryson, Founder of Let All Play, on why the world soccer organization, FIFA, has a responsibility to assure players are judged by their soccer skills, not by their political or religious views.
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ID: 25026
Kira Davis, Shanda Lobatos, Chuck Holton, Jay McCollum, Jamie Schupe
March 15, 2019
00:54:10

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

Kira Davis, Townhall.com columnist, who reported on Hispanic parents in Santa Ana, California showing up in force to oppose California’s new sex ed curriculum. We will also hear from Shanda Lobatos, one of the California parents who spoke out against the sex ed curriculum.

Chuck Holton, CBN reporter who was attacked and nearly kidnapped by Maduro’s thugs on the Venezuela border.

Jay McCollum, New Mexico pastor who rallied pro-lifers to defeat a pro-abortion bill in the Democrat-controlled New Mexico State Senate.

Jamie Schupe, the first American to obtain “non-binary” gender status under law, who now says it was all a sham and embraces his God-given masculinity.

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ID: 24022
Rep. Ralph Norman, Dr. Michelle Cretella, Melissa Cifuentes, Dr. Lee Edwards
March 14, 2019
00:54:10

It’s Thursday, March 14, 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.

Today we’ll hear from:

  • Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, on his support for President Trump’s emergency declaration.
  • Dr. Michelle Cretella, Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians, on how the newly-reintroduced Equality Act before the House will subjugate parental rights to the transgender agenda.
  • Melissa Cifuentes, who testified against Rhode Island’s radical, late-term abortion law.
  • Dr. Lee Edwards, Distinguished Fellow in Conservative Thought at the Heritage Foundation, on what Americans must know about socialism.
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ID: 24001
Rep. Vicky Hartzler, Cathy Ruse, Lawrence Bishop
March 13, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, on steps the Pentagon is taking to implement its transgender policy and to investigate the General who targeted an Army chaplain.
  • Cathy Ruse, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on a kindergarten transgender reading time in Arlington, Virginia.
  • Lawrence Bishop, pastor at Solid Rock Church, the church of the high school student in Ohio who was suspended for posting Bible verses on her locker.
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ID: 23992
Kristina Wong, Lt. Gen. (Ret) Jerry Boykin, Rep. Michael Burgess
March 12, 2019
00:54:10

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

Today we’ll hear from:

  • Kristina Wong, who has reported for Breitbart.com, on the Pentagon investigation into the commander of the Green Beret training center for allegedly retaliating against whistle blowers who drew attention to his lax ethical, disciplinary, and performance standards.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. "Jerry" Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former Commander of the Army’s Green Berets, continues the conversation about the Pentagon’s investigation of Army Maj. Gen. Kurt Sonntag.
  • Michael Burgess, U.S. Representative for the 26th District of Texas, on how President Trump’s budget relates to the national debt.
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ID: 23968
Rep. Ted Yoho, Andy Pudzer
March 11, 2019
00:54:10

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

  • Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, on the current situation in Venezuela, and on the news that the U.S. now exports more oil than Saudi Arabia.
  • Andy Pudzer, author of The Capitalist Comeback: The Trump Boom and the Left’s Plot to Stop It, on a recent poll showing young Americans are embracing socialism as well as his new PragerU video on Capitalism vs. Socialism.
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ID: 23959
Mort Klein, Brent Helms, Brad Dacus, Rebecca Friedrichs
March 08, 2019
00:54:10

On the Friday, March 8, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Mort Klein, President of Zionist Organization of America, on the watered-down resolution the U.S. House passed to condemn hate instead of the anti-Semitic remarks by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)
  • Brent Helms, attorney in the case where an Alabama judge allowed the father to sue an abortion clinic on behalf of his aborted baby.
  • Brad Dacus, President of the Pacific Justice Institute, on California’s attempt to expel an elderly woman from a veterans’ home over holding Bible studies.
  • Rebecca Friedrichs, Founder of For Kids and Country and author of Standing up to Goliath, on California parents opposing Planned Parenthood’s graphic new sex-ed program targeting children as young as 4 years old.
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