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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.

Latest Episodes

Jorge Ventura, Josh Hawley, David Cortman, David Closson

Today's show features: Jorge Ventura, field reporter for the Daily Caller, on his on the ground report on the riots in Portland, and on Congressman Jerrold Nadler (R-N.Y.) saying Antifa violence in Portland is a "myth." Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision Friday declining to immediately halt enforcement of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak's discriminatory restrictions on churches during the pandemic, and also on his announcement that before he votes for any future Supreme Court nominee he wants to see record evidence that the nominee acknowledges Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided as a matter of law. David Cortman, Senior Counsel and Vice President of U.S. Litigation at Alliance Defending Freedom, on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold Nevada Governor Sisolak's discriminatory restrictions applying to churches but not to other secular organizations, such as casinos, restaurants, bars, theme parks, and gyms. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the debate over church restrictions from a biblical perspective and helpful resources for churches.

54 MIN1 w ago
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Jorge Ventura, Josh Hawley, David Cortman, David Closson

David Harsanyi, Travis Weber, Dean Nelson, Dan Celia

Today's show features: David Harsanyi, senior writer for National Review and the author of "First Freedom: A Ride through America's Enduring History with the Gun," on his piece "The Problem in Portland Isn't the Law; It's the Lawlessness." Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the contrast between the presidential candidates' views on religious freedom with Joe Biden promoting teaching Islam in public schools and President Trump promising to prosecute vandals who target Catholic churches and statues. Dean Nelson, FRC's Senior Fellow for African American Affairs, on Planned Parenthood's NYC chapter finally acknowledging its founder's racist and eugenicist agenda. Dan Celia, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host and President/CEO of Financial Issues Stewardship Ministries, on the state of the economy and the markets as Congress begins negotiating another round of Coronavirus relief legislation.

54 MIN2 w ago
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David Harsanyi, Travis Weber, Dean Nelson, Dan Celia

Ken Blackwell, David Closson, Lindsey Burke

Today's show features: Ken Blackwell, FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on violence escalating in major cities as mayors avoid responsibility. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on how Joe Biden's worldview compares with a biblical worldview, and also on a new Pew Research survey showing how people view the connection between a belief in God and morality. Lindsey Burke, Director for the Center for Education Policy and Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation, on how 'Pandemic Pods' are fundamentally reshaping K-12 education.

54 MIN2 w ago
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Ken Blackwell, David Closson, Lindsey Burke

Tony Perkins, Mike Pompeo

On this special edition of Washington Watch, we feature a conversation between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Family Research Council President Tony Perkins about the release of the draft report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. They also discuss how pastors are essential to the promotion and protection of human rights, individual liberty and democracy all around the world.

54 MIN2 w ago
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Tony Perkins, Mike Pompeo

Peter Berkowitz, Michael New, Michael Brown Gordon Chang

Today's show features: Peter Berkowitz, Executive Secretary of the Commission on Unalienable Rights, on the cultural attacks on America's founding principles. Michael New, professor of social research and political science at the Catholic University of America and research fellow at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, on a federal judge in Maryland removing the in-person requirement for obtaining abortion pills and the health risks this decision poses. Michael Brown, President and professor of practical theology at the FIRE School of Ministry and author of "Evangelicals at the Crossroads: Will We Pass the Trump Test?," on why so many evangelicals support President Trump. Gordon Chang, foreign affairs reporter, on U.S. Attorney General William Barr's speech calling out Hollywood and big business for becoming pawns of the Chinese communists.

54 MIN2 w ago
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Peter Berkowitz, Michael New, Michael Brown Gordon Chang

Andy Harris, David Closson, Mark Hemingway, Rushan Abbas

Today's show features: Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Maryland, on Democrats omitting the Mexico City Policy, a policy that prevents foreign NGOs who refer for or provide abortions from receiving federal funding, from the House Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Funding bill. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the contrast between the Biden/Sanders platform plan and the Republican party platform. Mark Hemingway, Senior Writer for Real Clear Investigations, on liberal elites' open letter against cancel culture, and the fragility of the woke. Bob Fu, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on China obliterating freedom in Hong Kong. Rushan Abbas, Founder and Executive Director for the Campaign for the Uyghurs, on the U.S. sanctioning Chinese officials in charge of the forced sterilization of Uyghurs.

54 MIN3 w ago
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Andy Harris, David Closson, Mark Hemingway, Rushan Abbas

Mike Pompeo, Mike Lee, Richard Mast, Travis Weber

Today's show features: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the Chinese Communist party imposing forced sterilization and abortions on Uyghurs and other minorities, the State Department issuing a business advisory to caution U.S. businesses about the risks of supply chain links to entities that engage in human rights abuses, and also on Hong Kong dissenters being arrested under the so-called "national security law." Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah, on his resolution condemning mob violence, and also on President Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore. Richard Mast, Senior Litigation Attorney with Liberty Counsel, on Colorado's attorney general sending a cease and desist letter to Andrew Wommack Ministries over its Bible conference. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on California Governor Gavin Newsom banning singing during church services.

54 MINJUL 6
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Mike Pompeo, Mike Lee, Richard Mast, Travis Weber

Ben Carson, Carter Conlon, Mike Johnson, Garland Hunt

As we approach Independence Day, today's show features conversations from FRC's special broadcast, ARISE & STAND. We hear messages of hope and encouragement from: Secretary Ben Carson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Pastor Carter Conlon, Times Square Church, New York City, NY Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee Bishop Garland Hunt, The Father's House, Atlanta, Georgia

54 MINJUL 3
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Ben Carson, Carter Conlon, Mike Johnson, Garland Hunt

Mark Green, Roger Marshall, David Closson, Lela Gilbert

Today's show features: Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th district of Tennessee, on China imposing a new "national security law" on Hong Kong, and also on his new bill "Our Money in China Transparency Act." Dr. Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Kansas, on why this week's Russo Supreme Court decision will put the lives and direct health of women at risk. He also shares his personal experience caring for women in emergency situations following a botched abortion at George Tiller's abortion center. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on a biblical response to the radical movement to erase American history with the destruction of statues and renaming of important landmarks. Lela Gilbert, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on Turkey's foreign policy agenda harming religious freedom.

54 MINJUL 2
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Mark Green, Roger Marshall, David Closson, Lela Gilbert

Gordon Chang, Nury Turkel, Ralph Norman, Jim Banks, Jeff Laszloffy

Today's show features: Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," on China imposing a "national security" law on Hong Kong, and the U.S. Senate passing Senate Resolution 596, condemning Beijing's takeover of Hong Kong. Nury Turkel, Commissioner for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and Chairman of the Board for the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), on a report showing China is forcing abortions and sterilizations on Uyghur women to curb the population. Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th district of South Carolina, on his congressional letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr calling for an update on the investigation into Planned Parenthood after Planned Parenthood officials admitted to the trafficking of baby parts. Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana, on reports that Russia placed bounties on American soldiers in Afghanistan. Jeff Laszloffy, President of the Montana Family Foundation, on today's decision...

54 MINJUN 30
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Gordon Chang, Nury Turkel, Ralph Norman, Jim Banks, Jeff Laszloffy

Latest Episodes

Jorge Ventura, Josh Hawley, David Cortman, David Closson

Today's show features: Jorge Ventura, field reporter for the Daily Caller, on his on the ground report on the riots in Portland, and on Congressman Jerrold Nadler (R-N.Y.) saying Antifa violence in Portland is a "myth." Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision Friday declining to immediately halt enforcement of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak's discriminatory restrictions on churches during the pandemic, and also on his announcement that before he votes for any future Supreme Court nominee he wants to see record evidence that the nominee acknowledges Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided as a matter of law. David Cortman, Senior Counsel and Vice President of U.S. Litigation at Alliance Defending Freedom, on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold Nevada Governor Sisolak's discriminatory restrictions applying to churches but not to other secular organizations, such as casinos, restaurants, bars, theme parks, and gyms. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the debate over church restrictions from a biblical perspective and helpful resources for churches.

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Jorge Ventura, Josh Hawley, David Cortman, David Closson

David Harsanyi, Travis Weber, Dean Nelson, Dan Celia

Today's show features: David Harsanyi, senior writer for National Review and the author of "First Freedom: A Ride through America's Enduring History with the Gun," on his piece "The Problem in Portland Isn't the Law; It's the Lawlessness." Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the contrast between the presidential candidates' views on religious freedom with Joe Biden promoting teaching Islam in public schools and President Trump promising to prosecute vandals who target Catholic churches and statues. Dean Nelson, FRC's Senior Fellow for African American Affairs, on Planned Parenthood's NYC chapter finally acknowledging its founder's racist and eugenicist agenda. Dan Celia, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host and President/CEO of Financial Issues Stewardship Ministries, on the state of the economy and the markets as Congress begins negotiating another round of Coronavirus relief legislation.

54 MIN2 w ago
Comments
David Harsanyi, Travis Weber, Dean Nelson, Dan Celia

Ken Blackwell, David Closson, Lindsey Burke

Today's show features: Ken Blackwell, FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on violence escalating in major cities as mayors avoid responsibility. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on how Joe Biden's worldview compares with a biblical worldview, and also on a new Pew Research survey showing how people view the connection between a belief in God and morality. Lindsey Burke, Director for the Center for Education Policy and Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation, on how 'Pandemic Pods' are fundamentally reshaping K-12 education.

54 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Ken Blackwell, David Closson, Lindsey Burke

Tony Perkins, Mike Pompeo

On this special edition of Washington Watch, we feature a conversation between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Family Research Council President Tony Perkins about the release of the draft report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. They also discuss how pastors are essential to the promotion and protection of human rights, individual liberty and democracy all around the world.

54 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Tony Perkins, Mike Pompeo

Peter Berkowitz, Michael New, Michael Brown Gordon Chang

Today's show features: Peter Berkowitz, Executive Secretary of the Commission on Unalienable Rights, on the cultural attacks on America's founding principles. Michael New, professor of social research and political science at the Catholic University of America and research fellow at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, on a federal judge in Maryland removing the in-person requirement for obtaining abortion pills and the health risks this decision poses. Michael Brown, President and professor of practical theology at the FIRE School of Ministry and author of "Evangelicals at the Crossroads: Will We Pass the Trump Test?," on why so many evangelicals support President Trump. Gordon Chang, foreign affairs reporter, on U.S. Attorney General William Barr's speech calling out Hollywood and big business for becoming pawns of the Chinese communists.

54 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Peter Berkowitz, Michael New, Michael Brown Gordon Chang

Andy Harris, David Closson, Mark Hemingway, Rushan Abbas

Today's show features: Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Maryland, on Democrats omitting the Mexico City Policy, a policy that prevents foreign NGOs who refer for or provide abortions from receiving federal funding, from the House Appropriations State and Foreign Operations Funding bill. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the contrast between the Biden/Sanders platform plan and the Republican party platform. Mark Hemingway, Senior Writer for Real Clear Investigations, on liberal elites' open letter against cancel culture, and the fragility of the woke. Bob Fu, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on China obliterating freedom in Hong Kong. Rushan Abbas, Founder and Executive Director for the Campaign for the Uyghurs, on the U.S. sanctioning Chinese officials in charge of the forced sterilization of Uyghurs.

54 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Andy Harris, David Closson, Mark Hemingway, Rushan Abbas

Mike Pompeo, Mike Lee, Richard Mast, Travis Weber

Today's show features: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the Chinese Communist party imposing forced sterilization and abortions on Uyghurs and other minorities, the State Department issuing a business advisory to caution U.S. businesses about the risks of supply chain links to entities that engage in human rights abuses, and also on Hong Kong dissenters being arrested under the so-called "national security law." Mike Lee, U.S. Senator from Utah, on his resolution condemning mob violence, and also on President Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore. Richard Mast, Senior Litigation Attorney with Liberty Counsel, on Colorado's attorney general sending a cease and desist letter to Andrew Wommack Ministries over its Bible conference. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on California Governor Gavin Newsom banning singing during church services.

54 MINJUL 6
Comments
Mike Pompeo, Mike Lee, Richard Mast, Travis Weber

Ben Carson, Carter Conlon, Mike Johnson, Garland Hunt

As we approach Independence Day, today's show features conversations from FRC's special broadcast, ARISE & STAND. We hear messages of hope and encouragement from: Secretary Ben Carson, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Pastor Carter Conlon, Times Square Church, New York City, NY Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee Bishop Garland Hunt, The Father's House, Atlanta, Georgia

54 MINJUL 3
Comments
Ben Carson, Carter Conlon, Mike Johnson, Garland Hunt

Mark Green, Roger Marshall, David Closson, Lela Gilbert

Today's show features: Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th district of Tennessee, on China imposing a new "national security law" on Hong Kong, and also on his new bill "Our Money in China Transparency Act." Dr. Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Kansas, on why this week's Russo Supreme Court decision will put the lives and direct health of women at risk. He also shares his personal experience caring for women in emergency situations following a botched abortion at George Tiller's abortion center. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on a biblical response to the radical movement to erase American history with the destruction of statues and renaming of important landmarks. Lela Gilbert, FRC's Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on Turkey's foreign policy agenda harming religious freedom.

54 MINJUL 2
Comments
Mark Green, Roger Marshall, David Closson, Lela Gilbert

Gordon Chang, Nury Turkel, Ralph Norman, Jim Banks, Jeff Laszloffy

Today's show features: Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," on China imposing a "national security" law on Hong Kong, and the U.S. Senate passing Senate Resolution 596, condemning Beijing's takeover of Hong Kong. Nury Turkel, Commissioner for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom and Chairman of the Board for the Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP), on a report showing China is forcing abortions and sterilizations on Uyghur women to curb the population. Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th district of South Carolina, on his congressional letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr calling for an update on the investigation into Planned Parenthood after Planned Parenthood officials admitted to the trafficking of baby parts. Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana, on reports that Russia placed bounties on American soldiers in Afghanistan. Jeff Laszloffy, President of the Montana Family Foundation, on today's decision...

54 MINJUN 30
Comments
Gordon Chang, Nury Turkel, Ralph Norman, Jim Banks, Jeff Laszloffy
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