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On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. Breitbart's John Hayward joins Dr. Piper to discuss the various news stories surrounding the FBI. Clarion Project National Security Analyst, Ryan Mauro, is here to highlight the Faithkeepers film and its purpose - to bring attention to those being persecuted in the Middle East for their faith. Also, pro-life high schooler, Liz Castro, joins Dr. Piper to talk about her efforts to form a pro-life club at her school, despite resistance from school officials. 

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May 19, 2017

On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Liberty University graduate and Campus Reform correspondent Nicholas Hamilton shared about President Trump's commencement speech at Liberty University. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) joined Tony to discuss the radical Left’s efforts to intimidate conservatives into silence. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Tony to break down the latest news relating to national security.

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May 2017

  • Dr. Everett Piper, John Hayward, Ryan Mauro, Liz Castro

    May 19, 2017
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. Breitbart's John Hayward joins Dr. Piper to discuss the various news stories surrounding the FBI. Clarion Project National Security Analyst, Ryan Mauro, is here to highlight the Faithkeepers film and its purpose - to bring attention to those being persecuted in the Middle East for their faith. Also, pro-life high schooler, Liz Castro, joins Dr. Piper to talk about her efforts to form a pro-life club at her school, despite resistance from school officials. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - May 20, 2017

    May 19, 2017
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Liberty University graduate and Campus Reform correspondent Nicholas Hamilton shared about President Trump's commencement speech at Liberty University. Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) joined Tony to discuss the radical Left's efforts to intimidate conservatives into silence. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joined Tony to break down the latest news relating to national security. (More Details)
  • Dr. Everett Piper, Rep. Barry Loudermilk, Dan Gainor, Matt Walsh

    May 18, 2017
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) joins our guest host to give an update on the congressional investigations into Russian interference with the 2016 elections. Columnist and author of the book "Unholy Trinity," Matt Walsh, is here to discuss the controversy surrounding the cancellation of ABC's "Last Man Standing," a highly rated network show portraying conservative values in a positive light. (More Details)
  • Rep. Francis Rooney, Gen. Boykin, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

    May 17, 2017
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Congressman Francis Rooney (R-Fla.) joins Tony with his thoughts on President Trump's meeting with Turkish President Erdogan. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, is here with the latest in the case of intelligence leaker Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Bradley. Also, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is here with an update on the Texas Privacy bill. (More Details)
  • Rep. Kevin Cramer, Gen. Boykin, Sheriff Sid Gautreaux

    May 16, 2017
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) joins Tony to discuss the radical Left's efforts to intimidate conservatives into silence. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joins Tony to break down the latest news relating to national security. Also, East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux joins Tony to highlight President Trump's speech at the National Peace Officers' Memorial. (More Details)
  • Rep. Marsha Blackburn, Nicholas Hamilton, Travis Weber

    May 15, 2017
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chairman of the House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), joins Tony to discuss the Trump administration's implementation of the Mexico City Policy which began today. Liberty University student and Campus Reform correspondent Nicholas Hamilton is here to share about President Trump's commencement speech at Liberty University. FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joins Tony to give a wrap up of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - May 13, 2017

    May 13, 2017
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC), a member of the House Freedom Caucus and Subcommittee on Health, Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, joined Tony to share about GOP efforts to get the American Health Care Act of 2017, that already passed the House, through the Senate without erasing language that would defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss Agriculture Secretary Perdue's newly implemented policy that supports First Amendment freedoms. Also, author, journalist, and member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, Kim Strassel, joined Tony to talk about her new book "The Intimidation Game: How the Left is Silencing Free Speech." (More Details)
  • Eben Fowler, Rep. Roger Marshall, Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll, Travis Weber

    May 12, 2017
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of Broadcast Operations for Bott Radio Network, Eben Fowler, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) joins Eben to discuss the hostile town hall meetings that have been taking place in Kansas and across the country. Former Florida Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll joins our guest host to talk about the silence of women's rights groups in defense of women in every area except abortion. Also, our own, Travis Weber, FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joins Eben to share with us what he has heard this week at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians. (More Details)
  • Rep. Mike Johnson, Kim Strassel, Pastor Steven Khoury

    May 11, 2017
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joins Tony to discuss Agriculture Secretary Perdue's newly implemented policy that supports First Amendment freedoms. Author, journalist, and member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board, Kim Strassel, joins Tony to talk about her new book "The Intimidation Game: How the Left is Silencing Free Speech." Also, Pastor Steven Khoury of Holy Land Missions joins Tony to weigh in on the plight of Christians around the world who are facing persecution because of their faith (More Details)
  • Rep. Jim Banks, Frank Gaffney, Father Alexi Chehadeh

    May 10, 2017
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) joins Tony to share his thoughts on the recent firing of the now-former F.B.I. Director, James Comey. Founder and president of the Center for Security Policy, Frank Gaffney, joins our host to discuss President Trump hosting Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and Ambassador Kislyak at the White House today. Also, Director General of The Department of Ecumenical Relationships and Development (DERD) for the Patriarchate of Antioch in Damascus, Syria, Father Alexi Chehadeh, joins Tony to weigh in on the current crisis in Syria. (More Details)
  • Rep. Mark Walker, Tim Wildmon, Gen. Jerry Boykin

    May 09, 2017
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC), a member of the House Freedom Caucus and Subcommittee on Health, Care, Benefits, and Administrative Rules, is here to share about GOP efforts to get the American Health Care Act of 2017, that already passed the House, through the Senate without erasing language that would defund Planned Parenthood. American Family Association President, Tim Wildmon, joins Tony to discuss Target's latest LGBT activism in its stores. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joins Tony to talk about Russia's display of military might at their Victory Day parade and President Trump's decision on whether or not to send a requested five thousand additional soldiers to Afghanistan. (More Details)
  • Rep. Trent Franks, Mike Berry, Todd Starnes

    May 08, 2017
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joins Tony to talk about President Trump's lower court nominees. First Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs, Mike Berry, joins Tony to share his thoughts on a lawsuit recently filed against President Trump's religious liberty executive order . Also, Fox News columnist, Todd Starnes, joins Tony to discuss a Catholic school under fire from LGBT Canadians for canceling a play about gender identity. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - May 6, 2017

    May 06, 2017
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Anne Graham Lotz shared about the National Day of Prayer. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss the American Health Care Act, a major dismantling of Obamacare that cuts over eighty percent of annual federal funds to Planned Parenthood. Rev. Franklin Graham joined Tony to highlight the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians. (More Details)
  • Dr. Everett Piper, Rep. Jim Banks, Travis Weber, Paul Blair, Gen. Boykin

    May 05, 2017
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) joins our guest host to discuss the need for more pro-life policies at the National Institutes of Health. FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, Travis Weber, joins Dr. Piper to explain the significance of the religious liberty executive order President Trump signed yesterday. Pastor Paul Blair joins Dr. Piper to discuss an Oklahoma abortion law. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joins Dr. Piper to further discuss the religious liberty executive order. (More Details)
  • Rep. Steve Scalise, Rep. Mark Meadows

    May 04, 2017
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joins Tony to discuss the American Health Care Act, a major dismantling of Obamacare that cuts over eighty percent of annual federal funds to Planned Parenthood. Rep. Mark Meadows (R- N.C.) is also here to discuss the executive order signed today by President Trump protecting religious liberty for all Americans. (More Details)
  • Anne Graham Lotz, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, Gen. Boykin

    May 03, 2017
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Anne Graham Lotz is here to share about the National Day of Prayer. Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) joins Tony to give an update on the pro-life measures in the omnibus spending bill. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin joins Tony to discuss Iran's latest failed missile launch. (More Details)
  • Franklin Graham, Donald Vander Boon, Donna Campbell

    May 02, 2017
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rev. Franklin Graham is here to highlight the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians. West Michigan Beef Company's Donald Vander Boon, joins Tony to discuss his company's fight for religious liberty. Also, Texas state senator Donna Campbell, co-sponsor of the Texas Privacy Act (SB 6), is here with the latest regarding SB 6, which would protect the privacy and safety of women and children in Texas. (More Details)
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, Rep. Andy Harris, Daniel Howell

    May 01, 2017
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joins Tony with the latest news regarding North Korea. Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) joins Tony with an update on budget negotiations in Congress. Also, author Daniel Howell joins Tony to discuss his new book "Sometimes Deceived: How Evolutionists Have Led Us Astray." (More Details)

April 2017

  • Weekend Edition - April 29, 2017

    April 29, 2017
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joined Tony to give us an update on Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, joined Tony to highlight North Korea's threats to advance their nuclear arsenal and the need for US intelligence to move forward in responding to these threats. Also, Vice President of the American College of Pediatricians and Founder and Pediatric Endocrinologist of Van Meter Pediatric Endocrinology, Dr. Quentin Van Meter, joined Tony to discuss a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics implying that a sex change is easier for a child than crossing the road. (More Details)
  • Rep. Warren Davidson, Josh Hawley, Sterling Beard

    April 28, 2017
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) joins our guest host to talk about GOP efforts to get President Trump to sign an executive order that will protect religious freedom. Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley joins Dr. Piper to discuss a federal judge's decision rule against regulations for abortion clinics in Missouri and his plan to appeal this judge's decision. Also, Editor-in-Chief of Campus Reform, Sterling Beard, joins our guest host to discuss free speech on college campuses. (More Details)
  • Rep. Jody Hice, Sen. John Boozman, Dr. Quentin Van Meter

    April 27, 2017
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joins Tony to give us an update on Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Senator John Boozman (R-Ark.), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, joins Tony to highlight North Korea's threats to advance their nuclear arsenal and the need for US intelligence to move forward in responding to these threats. Also, Vice President of the American College of Pediatricians and Founder and Pediatric Endocrinologist of Van Meter Pediatric Endocrinology, Dr. Quentin Van Meter, joins Tony to discuss a recent study published by the American Academy of Pediatrics implying that a sex change is easier for a child than crossing the road. (More Details)
  • Sandy Rios, Tommy Binion, Frank Gaffney

    April 26, 2017
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" AFR Talk host Sandy Rios guest hosts for Tony. Director of Policy Outreach for The Heritage Foundation, Tommy Binion, joins our guest host to discuss the status of the federal budget. Also, founder and president of the Center for Security Policy, Frank Gaffney, joins Sandy to talk about a federal court's decision to block President Trump's executive order on sanctuary cities. (More Details)
  • Dr. Everett Piper, Susan Michael, Jennifer Breedon, Dr. Alex McFarland

    April 25, 2017
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, Dr. Everett Piper, guest hosts for Tony. US Director of the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem, Susan Michael, joins our guest host to share her thoughts on the Trump administration's proposition to increase US aid to Palestinians. Legal Analyst for the Clarion Project, and human rights & foreign policy expert, Jennifer Breedon, joins our guest host to weigh in on the lawsuit filed against UC-Berkeley by two Republican groups in response to the university's decision to postpone a speaking event with Ann Coulter. Also, Christian speaker, writer and apologist, Dr. Alex McFarland, joins Dr. Piper to discuss Caitlyn Jenner's appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight in support of the participation of transgender men in women's sports competitions. (More Details)
  • Sandy Rios, Rep. Tom Reed, David Limbaugh

    April 24, 2017
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" AFR Talk host Sandy Rios guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Tom Reed (R-N.Y.), a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, joins our guest host to discuss the Trump administration's first 100 days and the administration's upcoming proposal for tax reform. Also, writer, author, and attorney, David Limbaugh, joins Sandy to discuss his latest book, "The Emmaus Code: Finding Jesus in the Old Testament." (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 22, 2017

    April 22, 2017
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" ADF's Vice President of U.S. Litigation, David Cortman, joined Tony to discuss Wednesday's oral argument in the Trinity Lutheran v. Comer case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Former Special Assistant to President Bush and Deputy White House Political Director, Scott Jennings, joined Tony with his analysis of this week's special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district to replace former congressman and current HHS Secretary Tom Price. Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined Tony with the latest news regarding North Korea. (More Details)
  • Rep. Warren Davidson,Susan Heagy, Susan Kline

    April 21, 2017
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of Broadcast Operations for Bott Radio Network, Eben Fowler, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) joins our guest host to give us an update on GOP efforts to repeal Obamacare. President and founder of Abundant Hope International, Susan Heagy, joins Eben to highlight Holocaust Remembrance Day. Executive Director of Missouri Right to Life, Susan Kline, is here to discuss a recent court ruling in Missouri allowing abortion clinics to reopen in the state. (More Details)
  • Sen. James Lankford, Gen. Boykin

    April 20, 2017
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator James Lankford (R-Okla.) joins Tony with the latest news regarding North Korea. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, is here to discuss US/Iran relations. (More Details)
  • David Cortman, Scott Jennings, Jonathan Saenz

    April 19, 2017
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" ADF's Vice President of U.S. Litigation, David Cortman, joins Tony to discuss today's oral argument in the Trinity Lutheran v. Comer case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Former Special Assistant to President Bush and Deputy White House Political Director, Scott Jennings, joins Tony with his analysis of last night's special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district to replace former congressman and current HHS Secretary Tom Price. Also, Jonathan Saenz, president of Texas Values, joins Tony to highlight state legislature efforts to protect bathroom privacy for women and children. (More Details)
  • Rep. Ted Poe, Bud Torres, Matt Sharp

    April 18, 2017
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Foreign Affairs committee member Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) joins Tony to discuss North Korea's recent failed missile test. Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff Bud Torres is here to discuss the impact faith based programs have on efforts to reduce crime. Also, ADF Senior Counsel Matt Sharp joins Tony with the latest news regarding a Minnesota school bathroom case. (More Details)
  • Melissa Ohden

    April 17, 2017
    On Monday's special edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," we hear from abortion survivor Melissa Ohden. She shares her story and on her book, You Carried Me: A Daughter's Memoir. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 15, 2017

    April 15, 2017
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of the Religious Freedom Institute, Dr. Tom Farr, joined Tony to take a look at the two bombings at separate Coptic churches in Egypt. Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.), joined Tony after winning the special election race for the House seat to replace former Rep. Mike Pompeo who is now Director of the CIA. Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joined Tony to talk about the threats from Russia and Iran after American air-strikes in Syria. Also, Executive Director of the American Culture and Faith Institute and founder of the Barna Research Group, George Barna, joined Tony with his latest research. (More Details)
  • Dr. Carol Swain

    April 14, 2017
    On this Good Friday our team at Washington Watch hope you and your loved ones are enjoying time together to celebrate the Resurrection. This weekend we have several special editions of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins." Today we take a look back at a lecture given by Dr. Carol Swain, a professor of both law and political science at Vanderbilt University, who discussed her most recent book "Abduction: How Liberalism Steals Our Children's Hearts and Minds." (More Details)
  • Todd Starnes

    April 13, 2017
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we begin a series of special editions of the show for the Easter weekend. Today we take a look back at a lecture given by Fox News Radio host, Todd Starnes, on his newest book "The Deplorables' Guide to Making America Great Again." (More Details)
  • Lt. Gen. Boykin, Rep. Ron Estes, Greg Phares

    April 12, 2017
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's elite Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, joins Tony with the latest reports that the elite US Navy Seal squad that killed Osama bin Laden is now training in South Korea in preparation to take out Kim Jong-un. Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.), joins Tony after his victory yesterday in winning the special election race for the House seat to replace former Rep. Mike Pompeo who is now Director of the CIA. Then, retired Baton Rouge Police Chief Greg Phares joins Tony to weigh in on an Alabama church's decision to form its own law enforcement department. (More Details)
  • Herman Pirchner, Rep. Jody Hice

    April 11, 2017
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" president of the American Foreign Policy Council, Herman Pirchner, joins Tony to discuss the latest on American relations with Russia and Syria, and nuclear threats from North Korea. Also, Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joins Tony to give us an update on Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. (More Details)
  • Rep. Trent Franks, Dr. Tom Farr, Travis Weber

    April 10, 2017
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.) joins Tony to talk about the threats from Russia and Iran after American air-strikes in Syria. President of the Religious Freedom Institute, Dr. Tom Farr, joins Tony take a look at the two bombings at separate Coptic churches in Egypt. Also, FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, Travis Weber, joins Tony to discuss the swearing-in of Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch into the Supreme Court earlier today and the upcoming cases that will go before the Court. (More Details)