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Washington Watch

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Vicky Hartzler, Michael Cloud, Lauren Boebert, Jennifer Bauwens

On today’s program:

  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, discusses the Senate’s rejection of a massive abortion expansion bill as well as the leaked draft majority opinion in Dobbs.
  • Michael Cloud, U.S. Representative for the 27th District of Texas, highlights his letter to the Department of Justice demanding an investigation into vandalism of pro-life churches.
  • Lauren Boebert, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Colorado, shares about her bill to eliminate the Disinformation Governance Board.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, highlights her new issue brief Diagnosing Gender Dysphoria in Children: An Explainer.
May 12, 202200:54:10
Kevin Brady, Shana Burt, Ronna McDaniel, Tim Wildmon

On today’s program:

  • Kevin Brady, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Texas, breaks down the latest economic news and inflation data.
  • Shana Burt, host of Financial Issues, reacts to President Biden’s recent speech laying out how he plans to stop the current record inflation, the latest stock market turmoil, and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's claims that pro-life laws banning abortion will be 'very damaging' to the U.S. economy.
  • Ronna McDaniel, Chairwoman of the Republican National Committee, shares her thoughts about the leaked Dobbs draft majority opinion as well as polling on the issue of abortion.
  • Tim Wildmon, American Family Association president, discusses the Haven, Kansas city council’s decision to remove “In God We Trust” from their police vehicles, the U.S. Senate’s vote on a massive abortion expansion bill, and Biden’s nomination of an SPLC attorney to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
May 11, 202200:54:11
Kevin Cramer, Josh Hawley, Gordon Chang, Connor Semelsberger, Nury Turkel

On today’s program:

  • Kevin Cramer, U.S. Senator from North Dakota, responds to Biden’s recent speech outlining his plan to fight record inflation.
  • Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, addresses Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s planned vote on a bill to codify Roe and the introduction of his bill to strip Disney of special copyright protections.
  • Gordon Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China, analyzes how China is observing the Russian invasion of Ukraine with an eye on Taiwan.
  • Connor Semelsberger, FRC's Director of Federal Affairs for Life and Human Dignity, pushes back Sen. Schumer's hopes to codify Roe. 
  • Nury Turkel,  Co-founder and Chair of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, shares about his new book No Escape: The True Story of China’s Genocide of the Uyghurs.
May 10, 202200:54:10
Ken Paxton, Julaine Appling, Chris Powell, Michael Alexander

On today’s program:

  • Ken Paxton, Texas Attorney General, pushes back on the Left’s coordinated intimidation campaign against pro-life churches and the conservative justices of the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Julaine Appling, President of Wisconsin Family Action, shares an update on how WFA is dealing with a Leftist’s violent pro-abortion attack on their office on Mother’s Day.
  • Chris Powell, pastor of New Haven Baptist Church, pastor of New Haven Baptist Church in Haven, Kansas, addresses the city council’s decision to remove ‘In God We Trust’ decals from police vehicles.
  • Michael Alexander, co-chair of the law and activism committee of the World Council for Health, offers his analysis of efforts to increase the powers of the World Health Organization.
May 09, 202200:54:10
Jackie Walorski, Meg Killgannon, Mary Szoch, David Closson

On today’s program:

  • Jackie Walorski, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Indiana, discusses how pro-lifers are preparing for a post-Roe America and how abortion advocates are attempting to intimidate the pro-life Supreme Court justices into preserving Roe.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, shares about a school’s attempts to hide a student's gender transition from parents and nationwide pushes to expose middle schoolers to LGBTQ+ content.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, highlights a Tennessee chemical abortion bill that was signed into law recently.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, responds to various “Christian” pro-abortion arguments.
May 06, 202200:54:10
Mike Waltz, Vicky Hartzler, Liz Murrill, Marjorie Jackson, Lawana Perkins

On today’s program:

  • Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, highlights a bill to counter China/Iran relations and addresses revelations that the CDC bought cellphone data to track Americans’ COVID-19 lockdown compliance.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, pushes back on the Left’s intimidation campaign against the conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices and reacts to HHS Secretary Becerra’s recent testimony before the Senate endorsing performing gender transitions on minors.
  • Liz Murrill, Louisiana Solicitor General, discusses how the states are fighting back against the Biden administration’s abortion agenda.
  • Marjorie Jackson, Washington Watch Correspondent, shares about National Day of Prayer gatherings across the country.
  • Lawana Perkins shares her view of motherhood in light of the upcoming decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization and Mother’s Day this Sunday.  
May 05, 202200:54:10
James Lankford, Katherine Beck Johnson, Meg Kilgannon, George Barna

On today’s program:

  • James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, discusses the leaked Dobbs draft majority opinion, his bill relating to China/Iran relations and the introduction of a bill to defund Biden’s Disinformation Governance Board.
  • Katherine Beck Johnson, FRC’s Research Fellow for Legal and Policy Studies, offers her analysis of the leaked U.S. Supreme Court draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, addresses the Biden Department of Education’s decision to delay its overhaul of the Trump administration Title IX rule.
  • George Barna, FRC’s Senior Research Fellow for Biblical Worldview, highlights his new research revealing that children’s disregard for their parents often has to do with the worldview confusion cause by the parents themselves.
May 04, 202200:54:10
Marsha Blackburn, Mat Staver, Jennifer Bauwens, Owen Strachan

On today’s program:

  • Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, discusses the bombshell leak of the draft of the majority opinion in the Supreme Court case of Dobbs v. Jackson Health Organization, and shares concerns over the Biden administration’s Disinformation Governance Board.
  • Mat Staver, Founder and Chairman of Liberty Counsel, celebrates the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling to allow a Christian to flag to fly in front of Boston City Hall.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, discusses the latest news that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service dropped transgender procedures from the latest Obamacare rule changes.
  • Dr. Owen Strachan, FRC’s Senior Fellow at the Center for Biblical Worldview, offers guidance for Christians on how to respond to the transgender movement.
May 03, 202200:54:10
Greg Steube, Tate Reeves, Lorcán Price, Quentin Van Meter, Meg Kilgannon

On today’s program:

  • Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, discusses the Democrat-only delegation to Ukraine led by Speaker Pelosi, his House bill to protect girls’ and women’s sports, the Biden Administration’s Disinformation Governance Board.
  • Tate Reeves, Governor of Mississippi, highlights legislation he signed creating a tax credit for pregnancy resource centers.
  • Lorcán Price, Legal Counsel for ADF International, reacts to news that a Finnish prosecutor will continue to prosecute Päivi Räsänen, a Finnish member of parliament, for quoting the Bible.
  • Quentin Van Meter, President of the American College of Pediatricians, disputes the claim by HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, Rachel Levine, that pediatricians unanimously agree about performing gender transitions on children.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, analyzes how state legislatures and governors are pushing back against transgender policies and indoctrination.
May 02, 202200:53:53
Ron Estes, Liz Murrill, Che Ahn, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Ron Estes, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, talks about the new GDP report and responds to remarks made by DHS Sec. Alejandro Mayorkas in House hearings this week regarding the continuing crisis on the Southern Border and a new government agency aimed at ‘misinformation.’
  • Liz Murrill, Louisiana Solicitor General, discusses Democrat efforts in the state to ban so-called ‘conversion therapy’ for minors.
  • Che Ahn, founding pastor of Harvest Rock Church, shares about his new book ‘Turning Our Nation Back to God.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, offers his biblical worldview analysis on the state of Democrats as we head toward the 2022 midterm elections.
April 29, 202200:54:10
Mary Miller, Matt Carpenter, Jonathan Mitchell, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, highlights DHS’ new initiative countering ‘misinformation’ and reacts to Biden’s comments at the Teacher of the Year event hosted at the White House.
  • Matt Carpenter, FRC Action Director, discusses a complaint to the FEC filed by the RNC, NRSC, NRCC against Google and the latest on New York's new congressional map.
  • Jonathan Mitchell, principal of Mitchell Law, comments on a federal court formally dismissing the remaining challenges to Texas’ Heartbeat Law.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, and Joseph Backholm, Senior Fellow for Biblical Worldview and Strategic Engagement, share about FRC’s pastors’ briefing in Texas.
April 28, 202200:54:10
Chuck Grassley, Vicky Hartzler, Arielle Del Turco, Jennifer Bauwens, Meg Kilgannon

On today's show:

  • Chuck GrassleyU.S. Senator of Iowa, reacts to Biden's SPLC-tied judicial nominee Nancy Abudu's recent Senate hearing and Dr. Fauci’s claim that the U.S. is now ‘out of the pandemic phase’ of COVID-19.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, comments on Russia cutting Poland and Bulgaria off from Russian natural gas imports.
  • Arielle Del Turco, FRC’s Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, highlights FRC’s new publication Religious Freedom: A Human Right and a Pillar of American Society.
  • Dr. Jennifer Bauwens, FRC’s Director of the Center for Family Studies, analyzes why mental health disorders are on the rise among American teens.
  • Meg Kilgannon, FRC's Senior Fellow for Education Studies, exposes how public schools are contributing to the rise of mental health disorders among teens.
April 27, 202200:54:10
George Thomas, Steve Daines, Brian Babin, Jerry Boykin, Joel Berry

On today's show:

  • George Thomas, CBN’s senior international correspondent, highlights the news coming from the front lines of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
  • Steve Daines, U.S. Senator from Montana, shares about his recent visit to Ukraine to survey the damage of the war firsthand.
  • Brian Babin, U.S. Representative for the 36th District of Texas, addresses a new FBI report that migrants in Texas are increasingly subjected to kidnapping, extortion, and other abuse.
  • Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's elite Delta Force, comments on the latest news on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • Joel Berry, Managing Editor of The Babylon Bee, reflects on the censorship of The Babylon Bee that remarkably led to Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter and what it means for free speech going forward.
April 26, 202200:54:10
Mary Szoch, Chip Roy, Mike Berry, Dan Gainor, Nadine Maenza

On today's show:

  • FRC’s Mary Szoch reports from Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments in the case of Coach Joe Kennedy.
  • Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st district of Texas, details his recent trip to the southern border and discusses the continuing case of Finnish MP Paivi Rasanen.
  • Mike Berry, First Liberty Institute’s Vice President of External Affairs and Senior Counsel, highlights Monday’s oral arguments in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District.
  • Dan Gainor, Media Research Center’s VP for Free Speech America and Business, reacts to reports that Twitter is set to accept Elon Musk's $43 billion offer to take over the company.
  • Nadine Maenza, Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, discusses USCIRF’s 2022 annual report providing recommendations to enhance the U.S. government's promotion of freedom of religion or belief abroad.
April 25, 202200:54:10
Mike Pompeo, Steve Scalise, Jack Hibbs, Robin Lundstrum, Dave Brat

On today's show:

  • Mike Pompeo, former U.S. Secretary of State, offers his analysis of the latest news from the war in Ukraine, as well as the wokeism Disney is promoting to children.
  • Steve Scalise, U.S. House Minority Whip, responds to the Business Roundtable's energy proposal.
  • Jack Hibbs, senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, denounces a California bill that would legalize infanticide.
  • Robin Lundstrum, State Representative for Arkansas 87th District, urges her neighbors in Missouri to support the SAFE Act.
  • Dr. Dave Brat, Dean of Liberty University's School of Business, weighs in on how Disney’s woke-ism is bringing an end to the alliance between Big Business and conservatives.
April 22, 202200:54:10
Randy Weber, Dennis Baxley, Mary Szoch, David Closson

On today's show:

  • Randy Weber, U.S. Representative for the 14th District of Texas, shares his reaction to the federal government’s decision to appeal a federal court’s ruling striking down the Biden mask mandate; as well as offer insights on the latest from the war in Ukraine.
  • Dennis Baxley, State Senator for Florida’s 12th District, highlights new Florida Department of Health guidance on treatment of gender dysphoria in children and the "Independent Special Districts" bill, which would revoke Disney's special self-governing status.
  • Mary Szoch, FRC’s Director of the Center for Human Dignity, shares about a recent FDA warning of risks associated with non-invasive pre-natal screening tests.
  • David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, highlights George Barna’s newest survey on the worldview of parents with pre-teen children.
April 21, 202200:54:10
Pat Fallon, Ken Cuccinelli, Randy Fine, John Stemberger, Connor Semelsberger

On today's show:

  • Pat Fallon, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Texas, analyzes the latest from the war in Ukraine, the U.S./Mexico border crisis and reactions to the removal of the airline mask mandate.
  • Ken Cuccinelli, former acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, discusses the DOJ's announcement that they will appeal the transit mask mandate, if CDC recommends doing so.
  • Randy Fine, State Representative for Florida’s 53rd District, highlights the "Independent Special Districts" bill, which would revoke Disney's special self-governing status.
  • John Stemberger, President of the Florida Family Policy Council, highlights the continuing fallout that Disney has experienced in going woke.
  • Connor Semelsberger, FRC's Director of Federal Affairs for Life and Human Dignity, shares recent state activity on life issues and how those affect their rankings on FRC’s  Life After Roe Map.
April 20, 202200:54:10
Marjorie Jackson, Ken Klukowski, Andrew Bostom, Mary Miller, Jennie Taer, Greg Murphy

On today's show:

  • Marjorie Jackson, Washington Watch Correspondent, discusses yesterday’s federal court ruling striking down the Biden mask mandate on all mass transit.
  • Ken Klukowski, a senior counsel at Schaerr Jaffe, offers his legal analysis on the federal court’s Biden mask mandate ruling and how that affects FRC Action’s own lawsuit on the issue.
  • Dr. Andrew Bostom, an epidemiologist, is here to highlight whether the Biden mask mandate was supported with scientific facts or just politics.
  • Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, sets the record straight on whether or not the effects of puberty blockers are reversible.
  • Jennie TaerDaily Caller Investigative Reporter, is here with her analysis on the latest record breaking illegal immigration data.
  • Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of North Carolina, highlights his House Resolution reacting to his Democratic colleagues’ Defund the Police efforts.
April 19, 202200:54:10
Chuck Holton, Vicky Hartzler, Logan Sena, Kevin Stitt, Rachel Bovard

On today's show:

  • Chuck Holton, freelance reporter for CBN News, discusses the latest news on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, highlights what the U.S. is doing to support Ukraine and the recent media attention she received over how faith plays a role in her political career.
  • Logan Spena, Alliance Defending Freedom legal counsel, shares good news in the case of Shawnee State University professor Nicholas Meriwether.
  • Kevin Stitt, Governor of Oklahoma, highlights Oklahoma’s new pro-life law in anticipation of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs.
  • Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute’s Senior Director of Policy, examines the about-face President Biden has undergone over the years regarding LGBT policy.
April 18, 202200:53:54
Chris Mitchell, Jack Hibbs, John Plake

On today's show:

  • Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News and host of “Jerusalem Dateline,” gives an update on the Israel elections and tensions in the Middle East.
  • Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, explains the relationship between Passover and Easter, which fall on the same day this year, and how present-day believers can appreciate Passover while living under the new covenant.
  • John Plake, Director of Ministry Intelligence at the American Bible Society,shares about the 2022 State of the Bible report.
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