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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

Ashley Bell, Craig Parshall, Tony Perkins, Doreen Denny, Christiana Holcomb

Today’s show features: Ashley Bell, Entrepreneurship Policy Advisor for the White House Opportunity & Revitalization Council and the Small Business Administration’s Regional Administrator for Region IV, on the White House working to ensure Paycheck Protection Program funds reach low-income and underserved communities. Craig Parshall, Special Counsel for Government Affairs for the American Center for Law & Justice, on President Trump’s executive order on social media censorship and Section 230 granting unconditional immunity for media platforms that restrict free speech. Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council and a former police officer, on George Floyd’s death from excessive force by Minneapolis police officers. Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations for Concerned Women for America, and Christiana Holcomb, Legal Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, on the Department of Education ruling that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) policy allowing biological males to compete in women’s sports violates Title IX.

54 MIN1 w ago
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Ashley Bell, Craig Parshall, Tony Perkins, Doreen Denny, Christiana Holcomb

Louie Gohmert, Gordon Chang, Dr. Mark Harris, Eric Dreiband, Travis Weber

Today's show features: Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Texas, on a new executive order by President Trump taking aim at social media liability protections. Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," on recent unrest in Hong Kong leading to wider police crackdown. Dr. Mark Harris, FRC's National Community Impact Director, on FRC's Community Impact Initiative. Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on the DOJ's involvement in states where religious freedom is in jeopardy. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on HHS's proposed rule to add new religious freedom and conscience protections to the Affordable Care Act.

54 MIN1 w ago
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Louie Gohmert, Gordon Chang, Dr. Mark Harris, Eric Dreiband, Travis Weber

Mike Johnson, John Barsa, Ron Hill, Travis Weber

Today’s show features: Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, on the Democrats’ outrageous defense of Planned Parenthood’s illegal Paycheck Protection Program loan grab. John Barsa, Acting USAID Administrator, on USAID’s pushback against the U.N. agenda for global abortion, and other USAID efforts to safeguard religious freedom. Ron Hill, Pastor of Love and Unity Christian Fellowship Church in Compton, California, on how he plans to let the Holy Spirit—not the government—guide his decisions in reopening his church. Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the latest religious freedom developments from around the world, including Congress’s effort to hold China accountable for its persecution of the Uyghur people.

54 MIN1 w ago
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Mike Johnson, John Barsa, Ron Hill, Travis Weber

Ted Yoho, Martin Makary, Dan Celia, Ken Blackwell, Travis Weber

Today’s show features: Ted Yoho, Representative for the 3rd district of Florida, on China sending two new aircraft carriers near the Pratas Islands, stoking fear that a Taiwan invasion could be next. Martin Makary, Professor of Health Policy at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, on reopening America safely and the possibility of a second wave of the virus. Dan Celia, Host of “Financial Issues with Dan Celia,” on the stock market’s recovery and what might be ahead for the economy. Ken Blackwell, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on rumors that the GOP is considering an overhaul of the party platform before the Republican National Convention. Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on HHS’s proposed rule to add new religious freedom and conscience protections to the Affordable Care Act.

54 MIN1 w ago
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Ted Yoho, Martin Makary, Dan Celia, Ken Blackwell, Travis Weber

William Barr, Mike Pompeo

On this special Memorial Day edition of Washington Watch, we honor those who have sacrificed their lives while serving in the U.S. military by discussing the freedoms they gave their lives to protect. We feature Tony’s recent conversations with U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as they share how they are working to defend and advance freedom at home and abroad.

54 MIN1 w ago
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William Barr, Mike Pompeo

Marsha Blackburn, Brad Dacus, Mike Johnson, Cathy Ruse

Today’s show features: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator for Tennessee, on President Trump threatening to keep the WHO funding freeze in place after the White House investigation confirmed the health body’s multiple failures in the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak. Brad Dacus, President of the Pacific Justice Institute, on the Oregon Supreme Court putting a hold on a county judge’s ruling that declared Governor Brown’s restrictions on church gatherings “null and void.” Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana, on FBI Director Christopher Wray stonewalling the investigation into the Michael Flynn case. Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Louisiana and House Minority Whip, with an update on the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Cathy Ruse, FRC’s Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on her new publication: “Sex Education in Public Schools: Sexualization of Childr...

54 MIN2 w ago
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Marsha Blackburn, Brad Dacus, Mike Johnson, Cathy Ruse

Jim Banks, Andy McCarthy, Greg Murphy

Today’s show features: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana, on the Republican Study Committee opposing a federal bailout of mismanaged state and local governments under the guise of COVID-19 relief. Andy McCarthy, Senior Fellow at National Review Institute and a National Review contributing editor, on Judge Emmet Sullivan putting off approving the DOJ request to dismiss the General Flynn case. Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of North Carolina and a Member of the House GOP Doctors Caucus, on the White House releasing reopening guidance that does not rely solely on CDC guidance.

54 MIN3 w ago
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Jim Banks, Andy McCarthy, Greg Murphy

Tom Cotton, George Barna, David Closson

Today’s show features: Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator for Arkansas and Member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Armed Services Committee, on China attempting to hack and steal American coronavirus vaccine and treatment research. George Barna, Director of Research at Arizona Christian University’s Cultural Research Center, on his new survey revealing that God is absent from most Americans’ views of purpose and success. David Closson, FRC’s Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on understanding your life’s purpose and how FRC’s Biblical Worldview Series helps Christians apply the teachings of the Bible to the difficult questions in life.

54 MIN3 w ago
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Tom Cotton, George Barna, David Closson

Joe DiGenova, Tim Winter, Tony Perkins, David Closson

Today’s show features: Joe DiGenova, Attorney and Fox News Contributor, on the Department of Justice dropping charges against Michael Flynn after internal memos were released. Tim Winter, President of Parents Television Council, on his organization’s disturbing report on Netflix. Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council and Host of Washington Watch, on his reappointment to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Kathy Branzell, President of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, and David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, reflecting on yesterday’s National Day of Prayer.

54 MINMAY 8
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Joe DiGenova, Tim Winter, Tony Perkins, David Closson

Eric Dreiband, Mairead McArdle, Jared Bridges, Travis Weber

Today’s show features: Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on the DOJ siding with the church suing Virginia Governor Northam after the pastor – who held a 16-person Palm Sunday service – faced fines and jail time; and today’s 3rd anniversary of President Trump’s executive order on religious liberty. Mairead McArdle, Reporter for National Review, on the Department of Homeland Security’s report showing China hid the severity of the virus. Jared Bridges, FRC’s Vice President for Brand Advancement, on the new features within FRC’s rebuilt STAND Firm App. Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the Trump administration’s track record on religious liberty.

54 MINMAY 4
Comments
Eric Dreiband, Mairead McArdle, Jared Bridges, Travis Weber

Latest Episodes

Ashley Bell, Craig Parshall, Tony Perkins, Doreen Denny, Christiana Holcomb

Today’s show features: Ashley Bell, Entrepreneurship Policy Advisor for the White House Opportunity & Revitalization Council and the Small Business Administration’s Regional Administrator for Region IV, on the White House working to ensure Paycheck Protection Program funds reach low-income and underserved communities. Craig Parshall, Special Counsel for Government Affairs for the American Center for Law & Justice, on President Trump’s executive order on social media censorship and Section 230 granting unconditional immunity for media platforms that restrict free speech. Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council and a former police officer, on George Floyd’s death from excessive force by Minneapolis police officers. Doreen Denny, Vice President of Government Relations for Concerned Women for America, and Christiana Holcomb, Legal Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, on the Department of Education ruling that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference’s (CIAC) policy allowing biological males to compete in women’s sports violates Title IX.

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ashley Bell, Craig Parshall, Tony Perkins, Doreen Denny, Christiana Holcomb

Louie Gohmert, Gordon Chang, Dr. Mark Harris, Eric Dreiband, Travis Weber

Today's show features: Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Texas, on a new executive order by President Trump taking aim at social media liability protections. Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," on recent unrest in Hong Kong leading to wider police crackdown. Dr. Mark Harris, FRC's National Community Impact Director, on FRC's Community Impact Initiative. Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on the DOJ's involvement in states where religious freedom is in jeopardy. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on HHS's proposed rule to add new religious freedom and conscience protections to the Affordable Care Act.

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Louie Gohmert, Gordon Chang, Dr. Mark Harris, Eric Dreiband, Travis Weber

Mike Johnson, John Barsa, Ron Hill, Travis Weber

Today’s show features: Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, on the Democrats’ outrageous defense of Planned Parenthood’s illegal Paycheck Protection Program loan grab. John Barsa, Acting USAID Administrator, on USAID’s pushback against the U.N. agenda for global abortion, and other USAID efforts to safeguard religious freedom. Ron Hill, Pastor of Love and Unity Christian Fellowship Church in Compton, California, on how he plans to let the Holy Spirit—not the government—guide his decisions in reopening his church. Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the latest religious freedom developments from around the world, including Congress’s effort to hold China accountable for its persecution of the Uyghur people.

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Mike Johnson, John Barsa, Ron Hill, Travis Weber

Ted Yoho, Martin Makary, Dan Celia, Ken Blackwell, Travis Weber

Today’s show features: Ted Yoho, Representative for the 3rd district of Florida, on China sending two new aircraft carriers near the Pratas Islands, stoking fear that a Taiwan invasion could be next. Martin Makary, Professor of Health Policy at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, on reopening America safely and the possibility of a second wave of the virus. Dan Celia, Host of “Financial Issues with Dan Celia,” on the stock market’s recovery and what might be ahead for the economy. Ken Blackwell, FRC’s Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on rumors that the GOP is considering an overhaul of the party platform before the Republican National Convention. Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on HHS’s proposed rule to add new religious freedom and conscience protections to the Affordable Care Act.

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Ted Yoho, Martin Makary, Dan Celia, Ken Blackwell, Travis Weber

William Barr, Mike Pompeo

On this special Memorial Day edition of Washington Watch, we honor those who have sacrificed their lives while serving in the U.S. military by discussing the freedoms they gave their lives to protect. We feature Tony’s recent conversations with U.S. Attorney General William Barr and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as they share how they are working to defend and advance freedom at home and abroad.

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
William Barr, Mike Pompeo

Marsha Blackburn, Brad Dacus, Mike Johnson, Cathy Ruse

Today’s show features: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator for Tennessee, on President Trump threatening to keep the WHO funding freeze in place after the White House investigation confirmed the health body’s multiple failures in the early stages of the coronavirus outbreak. Brad Dacus, President of the Pacific Justice Institute, on the Oregon Supreme Court putting a hold on a county judge’s ruling that declared Governor Brown’s restrictions on church gatherings “null and void.” Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th district of Louisiana, on FBI Director Christopher Wray stonewalling the investigation into the Michael Flynn case. Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st district of Louisiana and House Minority Whip, with an update on the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Cathy Ruse, FRC’s Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on her new publication: “Sex Education in Public Schools: Sexualization of Childr...

54 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Marsha Blackburn, Brad Dacus, Mike Johnson, Cathy Ruse

Jim Banks, Andy McCarthy, Greg Murphy

Today’s show features: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of Indiana, on the Republican Study Committee opposing a federal bailout of mismanaged state and local governments under the guise of COVID-19 relief. Andy McCarthy, Senior Fellow at National Review Institute and a National Review contributing editor, on Judge Emmet Sullivan putting off approving the DOJ request to dismiss the General Flynn case. Greg Murphy, U.S. Representative for the 3rd district of North Carolina and a Member of the House GOP Doctors Caucus, on the White House releasing reopening guidance that does not rely solely on CDC guidance.

54 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Jim Banks, Andy McCarthy, Greg Murphy

Tom Cotton, George Barna, David Closson

Today’s show features: Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator for Arkansas and Member of the Senate Intelligence Committee and Armed Services Committee, on China attempting to hack and steal American coronavirus vaccine and treatment research. George Barna, Director of Research at Arizona Christian University’s Cultural Research Center, on his new survey revealing that God is absent from most Americans’ views of purpose and success. David Closson, FRC’s Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on understanding your life’s purpose and how FRC’s Biblical Worldview Series helps Christians apply the teachings of the Bible to the difficult questions in life.

54 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Tom Cotton, George Barna, David Closson

Joe DiGenova, Tim Winter, Tony Perkins, David Closson

Today’s show features: Joe DiGenova, Attorney and Fox News Contributor, on the Department of Justice dropping charges against Michael Flynn after internal memos were released. Tim Winter, President of Parents Television Council, on his organization’s disturbing report on Netflix. Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council and Host of Washington Watch, on his reappointment to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. Kathy Branzell, President of the National Day of Prayer Task Force, and David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, reflecting on yesterday’s National Day of Prayer.

54 MINMAY 8
Comments
Joe DiGenova, Tim Winter, Tony Perkins, David Closson

Eric Dreiband, Mairead McArdle, Jared Bridges, Travis Weber

Today’s show features: Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, on the DOJ siding with the church suing Virginia Governor Northam after the pastor – who held a 16-person Palm Sunday service – faced fines and jail time; and today’s 3rd anniversary of President Trump’s executive order on religious liberty. Mairead McArdle, Reporter for National Review, on the Department of Homeland Security’s report showing China hid the severity of the virus. Jared Bridges, FRC’s Vice President for Brand Advancement, on the new features within FRC’s rebuilt STAND Firm App. Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the Trump administration’s track record on religious liberty.

54 MINMAY 4
Comments
Eric Dreiband, Mairead McArdle, Jared Bridges, Travis Weber
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