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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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On today’s program: Erin Hawley, Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel and Vice President of the Center for Life and Regulatory Practice, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court rejecting a challenge to the Food and Drug Administration by stating that the doctors who are forced to save women from the life-threatening complications caused by the abortion drug mifepristone don't have standing to bring the case. David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, corrects the record following the legacy media misinformation from the Southern Baptist Conference Annual Meeting. Tyler O’Neil, Managing Editor of The Daily Signal, reports on the Southern Poverty Law Center gutting its staff. Pete Ricketts, U.S. Senator for Nebraska, reacts to Russian warships reaching Cuban waters and shares about GOP senators meeting with former President Donald Trump. Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, provides an update on the House Republican’s work to purge National Defense Authorization Act of the Biden administration’s woke policies and discusses former President Trump’s meeting with Republicans in the House of Representatives.
On today’s program: Kevin Hern, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Oklahoma, discusses the scheduled vote to hold U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress and provides an update on amendments under consideration for the National Defense Authorization Act. Mary Miller, U.S. Representative for the 15th District of Illinois, comments on legislation she introduced to nullify the Biden administration’s radical re-write of Title IX rules and reacts to a federal judge’s rebuke of non-binding guidance for Title IX from the Biden administration. Edward Graham, Chief Operating Officer at Samaritan’s Purse, shares how the ministry is assisting those hit hardest by recent tornadoes and flooding throughout the Midwest and Southeast regions. Quena Gonzalez, FRC’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, provides an update on how Family Research Council has scored various amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act and discusses Senate Democrats’ pending IVF legislation, which both mandates public funding and eliminates oversight of the IVF industry.
On today’s program: Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Tennessee, responds to the U.N. Security Council vote on a proposed ceasefire in Gaza and provides an update on holding U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress. Andrew Bailey, Missouri Attorney General, highlights his lawsuit against Planned Parenthood for trafficking children out of state for abortions without parental consent. Ed Martin, President of Phyllis Schlafly Eagles, encourages Christians to participate in 40 Days of Prayer for Renewal in anticipation of the Republican National Convention. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, provides analysis of what the attacks on conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices reveal about the Left and shares how Christians should respond to these attacks.
On today’s program: Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District, provides an update on the latest news from Israel’s war against Hamas, unpacks the possible upcoming vote in the House of Representatives to hold U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress, and discusses his recent appointment to the House Intelligence Committee. Roger Severino, Vice President of Domestic Policy at The Heritage Foundation, responds to the federal indictment of a whistleblower who exposed gender treatments on minors at a Texas hospital. Joel Penton, LifeWise Academy Founder and CEO, celebrates the success of LifeWise Academy’s effort to teach the Bible to public school children despite continued attacks from the Left. Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor of Jewish News Syndicate, reacts to the IDF raid to free hostages held by Hamas and discusses the recent effort by the Biden administration to force the U.N. Security Council to vote on a ceasefire agreement in Gaza.
On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice: Eric Burlison, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Missouri, discusses the referral by the House Oversight and Accountability Committee for the Department of Justice to charge Hunter and James Biden with lying to Congress. Ron Estes, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Kansas, provides analysis of the May jobs report and responds to the effort by the Left to put a positive spin on illegal immigration. Meg Kilgannon, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Education Studies, reacts to the Washington State Superintendent of Schools encouraging school districts in his state to break the law by ignoring the recently passed Parents’ Bill of Rights. David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, examines the Biden campaign’s focus on Pride Month events and unpacks the declining membership of the United Methodist Church over LGBTQ issues.
On today’s program: Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, joins the program from Normandy, France, on the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. Dr. Jerome Corsi, author of No Greater Valor, highlights the evidence of divine intervention and the role of the Christian faith in the Allied victory in WWII. Fred Lunsford, WWII Veteran who fought at Normandy and in the Battle of the Bulge, shares his reflections on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Mark LiVecche, Distinguished Scholar of Ethics, War, and Public Life at Providence Institute of Religion and Democracy and a non-resident research fellow at the U.S. Naval War College, discusses how America’s spiritual strength has been intertwined with our nation’s military strength and political standing on the world stage.
On today’s program: Pete Ricketts, U.S. Senator for Nebraska, sets the record straight on the loopholes plaguing President Biden’s executive order on U.S. asylum policy and discusses the need for sanctions against the International Criminal Court for pursing arrest warrants for senior Israeli officials. Dr. Jill Simons, Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians, shares about the Doctors Protecting Children Declaration, which launches Thursday to protect children from harmful gender procedures. James Lankford, U.S. Senator from Oklahoma, explains how the Senate Democrats’ “Right to Contraception Act” demonstrates the Left’s radical abortion agenda. Ken Blackwell, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Human Rights & Constitutional Government, highlights the Biden administration’s use of federal agencies to coordinate voter turnout for the President’s re-election campaign.
On today’s program: Harriet Hageman, U.S. Representative for Wyoming, provides analysis of Attorney General Merrick Garland’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee, where he faced criticism regarding the Biden administration’s two-tiered system of justice. Josh Brecheen, U.S. Representative for Oklahoma’s 2nd District, reacts to President Biden’s executive order on U.S. asylum policy, which will attempt to address the border crises the Biden administration created. Dr. Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, explains how upcoming legislation from Senate Democrats demonstrates the Left’s radical abortion agenda reflected at every level of government. Dr. Robert Malone, Chief Medical and Regulatory Officer for The Unity Project, responds to Dr. Anthony Fauci’s testimony before Congress and shines light on the World Health Organization’s amendments to the International Health Regulations.
On today’s program: Warren Davidson, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Ohio, discusses how the prosecution of former President Donald Trump fits a pattern of the Left’s weaponization of the government and legal system against political opponents. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, reports on the conclusion of the 77th World Health Assembly and provides action items in response to the World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty. David Benham, Co-Founder of Benham Companies, encourages Christian men to sign the Proclamation on Godly Masculinity. Dr. Albert Mohler, President of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, unpacks how Christians should respond biblically to politically-motivated prosecutions.
On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice: Josh Hammer, Senior Counsel at the Article III Project, provides analysis of the verdict in New York City trial of former President Donald Trump. Keith Self, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Texas, shares the Republican response to the Left’s lawfare against former President Trump and discusses the Biden administration’s floating pier fiasco in Gaza. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, checks in with an update on World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty before the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland concludes this week. David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, examines the plummeting rates of Americans with a biblical worldview and reflects on the life and ministry of Davy and Natalie Lloyd, who died serving the Lord in Haiti.
On today’s program: Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, reacts to the Biden administration rejecting the call for sanctions against the International Criminal Court for seeking arrest warrants for Israeli officials and provides further analysis of Israel’s military operation in Rafah. Dodie Horton, State Representative for the 9th District of Louisiana, discusses legislation she authored to make Louisiana the first state in the nation to require the Ten Commandments be displayed in all schools and colleges that receive public funding. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, reports from the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, as the effort continues to block the World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty. Dr. Ben Carson, famed pediatric neurosurgeon and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, previews the remarks he’ll deliver Thursday night at Family Research Council’s Faith & Freedom Chapel, encourages Republican candidates to stand for life, and shares about his new book The Perilous Fight.
On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice: Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District, reacts to jury deliberations beginning in the New York City trial of former President Donald Trump and offers an update on Israel’s war against Hamas. Paul Fitzpatrick, 1792 Exchange President, provides analysis of how Corporate America lost the support of Republicans in Congress with its woke agenda as more Americans view these brands as left-wing. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, checks in from the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, as the effort continues to block the World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty. Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch President, breaks down the latest on the lawfare effort by the Left against former President Trump and discusses Justice Samuel Alito’s announcement he will not recuse himself from any upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases for his flying the “Appeal to Heaven” flag.
On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice: Nathaniel Moran, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, reacts to continued actions by the international community that embolden terrorists and impede Israel’s effort to eliminate Hamas. Lt. Col. (Ret.) Bob Maginnis, FRC's Senior Fellow for National Security, discusses the recent reports of the Biden administration urging European allies to back off from plans to censure Iran for continuing to develop its nuclear weapons program. Quena Gonzalez, FRC’s Senior Director of Government Affairs, highlights the need for a strong Republican Party Platform that includes a stand for human dignity and life. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, reports from the 77th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, as the effort continues to block the World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty.
Tony Perkins

Tony Perkins

2024-05-2754:10

On this special Memorial Day program: Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council, shares about the history of the Republican Party and discusses why the GOP has always stood for human dignity and life in the party platform.
On today’s program: Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, explains the domestic security threat created by the Biden administration’s border crisis and shares about the effort to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt of Congress. Ran Kivets, Professor at Columbia University Business School, explains his research that details how Hamas terrorists are responsible for the lack of aid reaching civilians in Gaza. Thomas Pressly, State Senator for Louisiana’s 38th District, discusses legislation he sponsored to make Louisiana the first state in the nation to designate the abortion pills mifepristone and misoprostol as dangerous controlled substances. Dr. George Barna, FRC’s Senior Research Fellow for the Center for Biblical Worldview, unpacks his research detailing why young people are leaving the Christian faith and highlights his book Raising Spiritual Champions: Nurturing Your Child’s Heart, Mind and Soul.
On today’s program: Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor of Jewish News Syndicate, reacts to reports of Hamas terrorists looting aid meant for civilians in Gaza and provides an update on Israel’s war against Hamas. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, continues the conversation on the World Health Organization’s proposed pandemic treaty and previews his upcoming trip to Geneva for the World Health Assembly. John Cornyn, U.S. Senator from Texas, shares why Senate Republicans rejected the Democrats’ border legislation, which does not address the underlying problems with the Biden administration’s mismanagement of the border.
On today’s program: Ohad Tal, Member of the Israeli Knesset, reacts to three European countries announcing they will officially recognize a Palestinian state and discusses Israel’s historic claim to the land of Judea and Samaria. Glenn Grothman, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Wisconsin, sheds light on discussions in Congress to impose sanctions on officials at the International Criminal Court. Clay Staires, State Representative for the 66th District of Oklahoma, shares about legislation he sponsored to support Oklahoma students receiving religious instruction during school hours. Dr. A. J. Nolte, Director of the Institute for Israel Studies at Regent University, provides analysis of Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s recent congressional testimony.
On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice: Chip Roy, U.S. Representative for the 21st District of Texas, discusses legislation he introduced to impose sanctions on officials at the International Criminal Court. Eugene Kontorovich, Director of the Center for Middle East & International Law at George Mason University Scalia Law School, provides a legal analysis of the lead prosecutor for the International Criminal Court seeking an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. James Agresti, President of Just Facts, shares the results of a new study finding that up to 27 percent of non-citizens are illegally registered to vote. Mary Szoch, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, responds to new legislation introduced by two Republican senators that would discourage states from prohibiting in vitro fertilization services and unpacks how Christians should consider IVF from a biblical worldview.
On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice: Mike Waltz, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Florida, provides analysis on how the sudden death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash could affect the Middle East. Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor of Jewish News Syndicate, reacts to the lead prosecutor for the International Criminal Court seeking an arrest warrant for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Hans von Spakovsky, The Heritage Foundation’s Senior Legal Fellow, discusses a recent House Committee hearing on election integrity efforts to prevent foreign influence on U.S. elections. Dr. Robert Malone, Chief Medical and Regulatory Officer for The Unity Project, unpacks recent Congressional testimony stating that the U.S. government funded gain-of-function research at the Wuhan Institute for Virology.
On today’s program, hosted by Jody Hice: Tim Burchett, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Tennessee, discusses the Israel Security Assistance Support Act that passed the House of Representatives. Avi Mizrachi, Founding Pastor of Dugit Outreach Ministries, joins from Israel and shares how the church can pray for both Christians and Jews in Israel. Sarah Holliday, Reporter for the Washington Stand, shares her experience at the Congressional Statute Dedication Ceremony held in honor of the Rev. Billy Graham at the U.S. Capitol. David Closson, FRC’s Director of the Center for Biblical Worldview, examines the Left’s reaction to a commencement ceremony address by professional football player and devout Catholic Harrison Butker.
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Ted Dushane

Podcast gives excellent exhibition of a racist, misogynistic, and homophobic hate monger—Tony Perkins. He is one of the best right wing demagogues in the USA.

Jun 16th
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