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On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) joins our guest host to share a resolution he introduced calling for an end to birthright citizenship. Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council Art Del Cueto is here with a report on the caravan of migrants moving toward the U.S. southern border. Also, Associate Counsel Keisha Russell of First Liberty joins Russ with the story of a North Texas school that recently reversed a policy that denied students’ right to pray at lunch.

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November 2018

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    Weekend Edition - November 17, 2018

    November 16, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), who serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Tony to discuss a new report showing a disturbing level of weakness in the U.S. military. Former Congressman Ernest Istook joined the show to discuss the history of bipartisan support for religious freedom and to explain why Democrats have turned against it. Also, UC Berkeley student Isabella Chow shared about the biblical stand she took and the criticism she has received on the far Left campus. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Rep. Brian Babin, Art Del Cueto, Keisha Russell

    November 16, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) joins our guest host to share a resolution he introduced calling for an end to birthright citizenship. Vice President of the National Border Patrol Council Art Del Cueto is here with a report on the caravan of migrants moving toward the U.S. southern border. Also, Associate Counsel Keisha Russell of First Liberty joins Russ with the story of a North Texas school that recently reversed a policy that denied students' right to pray at lunch. (More Details)
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    Tim Graham, Eugene Volokh, Carter Conlon, Elizabeth Johnston, Rep. Steve Scalise

    November 15, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" NewsBusters' Executive Editor and Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, Tim Graham, is here to comment on CNN filing a lawsuit against the Trump Administration in response to one of its reporters losing his White House credential. Law professor at the UCLA School of Law, Eugene Volokh, will further discuss the case and whether revoking the press credential was lawful. Senior pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, Pastor Carter Conlon, is here to share about his "It's Time to Pray" project. Vlogger known as "The Activist Mommy," Elizabeth Johnston, joins Tony to weigh in on the story of a Florida school district that has apologized for showing an inappropriate Planned Parenthood video to high school students. Also, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joins Tony to give us the report on the GOP leadership elections yesterday, where he unanimously won the vote for minority whip. (More Details)
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    Sen. Jim Inhofe, Ernest Istook, Isabella Chow

    November 14, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), who serves as chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joins Tony to discuss a new report showing a disturbing level of weakness in the U.S. military. Former Congressman Ernest Istook joins the show to discuss the history of bipartisan support for religious freedom and to explain why Democrats have turned against it. Also, UC Berkeley student Isabella Chow shares about the biblical stand she took and the criticism she has received on the far Left campus. (More Details)
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    Ken Blackwell, Rep. Susan Humphries, Cathy Ruse

    November 13, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Former Ohio Secretary of State and FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance Ken Blackwell joins Tony to discuss the ballot recount chaos in Florida. Kansas State Rep. Susan Humphries is here to highlight Governor-elect Laura Kelly's efforts to undermine the state's Adoption Protection Act. Also, Cathy Ruse, FRC's Senior Fellow and Director of Human Dignity, joins Tony with the latest controversy coming out of the Fairfax County School District. (More Details)
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    Rep. Don Bacon, Mike Berry, AG Ken Paxton

    November 12, 2018
    On Monday's Veterans Day edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Don Bacon (R- Neb.), a retired Air Force veteran, joins Tony to discuss the importance of thanking those who have and are serving in our military. Rep. Bacon will also give us a look at what is on the GOP's agenda considering the new switch from majority to minority in the House. Deputy General Counsel and Director of Military Affairs at First Liberty Institute, Mike Berry, is here with an update on the Supreme Court's decision to take up the "Peace Cross" case in Bladensburg, Maryland. Also, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joins Tony to share what his office is doing to honor our veterans and make sure they are receiving the employment opportunities they deserve. (More Details)
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    John Stemberger, Chris Gacek, Brian Kilmeade

    November 09, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. President of Florida Family Policy Council, John Stemberger, joins our guest host to discuss the possible ballot recounts in the governor and U.S. Senate races. With us now is FRC's Senior Fellow of Regulatory Affairs Chris Gacek who will share his thoughts on The Southern Poverty Law Center's newest smear campaign that is targeting "hate" candidates. Also, bestselling author and Fox and Friends co-anchor, Brian Kilmeade, is here to highlight his new book, "Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans." (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - November 10, 2018

    November 09, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann joined Tony with her thoughts on what the switch of control in the House of Representatives will mean for President Trump's agenda. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced his bid for House Minority Leader and joined the show to share why he put his name in the hat. Also, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear the case on the Bladensburg, Maryland "Peace Cross." (More Details)
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    Michele Bachmann, Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Rep. Scott Perry, Brent Keilen

    November 08, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann joins Tony with her thoughts on what the switch in control of the House of Representatives will mean for President Trump's agenda. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced his bid for House Minority Leader and is here to share why he's put his name in the hat. Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) also joins the show to discuss the race for minority leader. He'll be here on behalf of Rep. Jim Jordan to highlight why he thinks Rep. Jordan would be make a great House Minority Leader. Also, Director of FRC Action Brent Keilen joins Tony to look over FRC Action's election results and the efforts they put in leading up to election day. (More Details)
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    John McLaughlin, Mark Harris, Mike DeWine

    November 07, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" GOP strategist and pollster John McLaughlin is here with his thoughts on last night's midterm election results. Representative-elect Mark Harris (R-N.C.) joins Tony to discuss his campaign and vision for Congress after learning of his victorious election to the U.S. House earlier today. Also, the next governor of Ohio, Mike DeWine, joins Tony with the details on his big election win in the Buckeye State. (More Details)
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    Terry Jeffrey, Travis Barham, Brent Keilen

    November 06, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joins Tony to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last Friday to hear the case on the Bladensburg, Maryland "Peace Cross." We'll hear a recap of "The Event" national simulcast that took place over the weekend, where thousands of Christians gathered together to commit to pray for our nation, vote our biblical values, and stand for the transcendent truth that this nation was built upon. Ballotpedia Editor-At-Large, Scott Rasmussen, joins Tony to talk "election trends" in light of the midterm elections tomorrow. Also, FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it continues its trek across the country up until tomorrow's midterm election. (More Details)
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    Rep. Steve Scalise, Tony Perkins, Scott Rasmussen, Chrysta Johnson

    November 05, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joins Tony to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court's decision last Friday to hear the case on the Bladensburg, Maryland "Peace Cross." We'll hear a recap of "The Event" national simulcast that took place over the weekend, where thousands of Christians gathered together to commit to pray for our nation, vote our biblical values, and stand for the transcendent truth that this nation was built upon. Ballotpedia Editor-At-Large, Scott Rasmussen, joins Tony to talk "election trends" in light of the midterm elections tomorrow. Also, FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it continues its trek across the country up until tomorrow's midterm election. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Ken Blackwell, Deroy Murdock, Travis Weber

    November 02, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Former Cincinnati mayor and Ohio Secretary of State, FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance Ken Blackwell joins our guest host with an overview of what to expect for Tuesday's midterm elections. Fox News contributor Deroy Murdock joins Russ to share his latest column in National Review which speculates what impact a "Blue Wave" might have on Capitol Hill. Also, FRC's Vice President of Policy Travis Weber is here to highlight International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church and the important role prayer has in supporting persecuted Christians. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - November 3, 2018

    November 02, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins", Tony joined Russ to share the work he and other evangelical leaders were doing in the United Arab Emirates over the week to fight extremism in the Middle East. President and CEO of Open Doors USA, Dr. David Curry, joined the program with good news that Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who has been on death row over the past eight years for blasphemy laws, was recently acquitted by Pakistan's Supreme Court. Also, Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, joined Tony to weigh in on the Trump administration's decision to define sex in biological terms. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Rep. Dave Brat, Tom Fitton, Derrick Hollie

    November 01, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Dave Brat (R-Va.) joins our guest host with the details on a new bill that will help veterans receive better healthcare. Rep. Brat will also give us an update on the state of our economy and unemployment rates. President of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, is here to highlight the 49 pages of State Department documents Judicial Watch recently released that show collaboration between George Soros's representatives in Romania and the U.S. State Department. Also, president of Reaching America Derrick Hollie joins the program with his, and other black leaders' response to Don Lemon's recent statement that white men are the "biggest terror threat" facing America. (More Details)

October 2018

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    Russ Jones, Rep. Andy Biggs, John McLaughlin, David Curry

    October 31, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) joins our guest host to discuss all-things immigration, upcoming legislation, and media speculation. GOP strategist and pollster John McLaughlin is here with his thoughts on what to expect for Tuesday's midterm elections. Also, President and CEO of Open Doors USA, Dr. David Curry, joins the program with good news that Asia Bibi, a Christian mother of five who has been on death row over the past eight years for blasphemy laws, was recently acquitted by Pakistan's Supreme Court. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Frank Gaffney, Brandon Tatum, Chrysta Johnson, Tony Perkins

    October 30, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy, Frank Gaffney, joins our guest host with an update on the caravan of migrants nearing the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump's birthright citizenship plans, the state of the persecuted church, among other topics. Director of Urban Engagement with Turning Point USA, Brandon Tatum, joins Russ to discuss a meeting between President Trump and young black leaders who attended the Leadership Summit this past weekend. FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it rolls across a dozen states before Election Day - next stop, Missouri. Also, Washington Watch's host Tony Perkins, who also serves as FRC's president, joins Russ to share the work he and other evangelical leaders have been doing in the United Arab Emirates this week to fight extremism in the Middle East. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Rachel Alexander, A.G. Crowe, Richard Mast

    October 29, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rachel Alexander, the former Arizona Assistant Attorney General, and now senior editor of The Stream and a Townhall contributor, joins our guest host to weigh in on the tight midterm race in Arizona, as well as the migrant caravan pushing on toward the southern border. Former Louisiana State Senator and candidate for Louisiana Secretary of State, A.G. Crowe, is here to discuss an investigation into the possible destruction of evidence in child abuse cases by abortion facilities. Also, a senior attorney with the Liberty Counsel, Richard Mast, joins Tony with the story of two Florida physical education teachers that were ordered to allow a girl who identifies as a boy to share locker room and shower facilities with biological boys. (More Details)
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    Eben Fowler, Rep. Ron Estes, John Graves, Gregg Jarrett

    October 26, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Eben Fowler, Director of Operations for Bott Radio Network, guest hosts for Tony. Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kans.) joins Eben to discuss the arrest of a suspect in connection with 12 suspicious packages and pipe bombs sent to high profile Democrats. John Graves, President of Vision America, joins Eben to talk about fake voter guides being distributed in Texas. Gregg Jarrett, Fox News legal analyst, will be on the show to discuss his new book, "The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump." (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - October 27, 2018

    October 26, 2018
    On this special weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," we'll hear Tony's interview with Pastor Andrew Brunson, who discussed his unjust imprisonment in Turkey and shared how it has been to finally be home and free again. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Rep. Doug Lamborn, Ned Ryun, Dr. Alex McFarland

    October 25, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) joins our guest host to highlight a bill he is cosponsoring that will aim to secure U.S. borders. Founder and CEO of American Majority, Ned Ryun, is here to weigh in on how midterm polls have turned into political weapons in the lead-up to midterms in November. Also, Christian speaker, writer and apologist, Dr. Alex McFarland joins the show to share with us about Truth For A New Generation's upcoming event "Save a Nation" - an event set to mobilize and inspire youth and adults to defend their beliefs. (More Details)
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    Sen. James Lankford, Pastor Andrew Brunson

    October 24, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joins Tony with an update on the caravan of immigrants approaching the U.S. southern border. He'll also give his reaction to Pastor Andrew Brunson's return home, as he and his fellow senators, and the Trump administration worked hard to ensure Pastor Brunson's return. Also, the man himself, Pastor Andrew Brunson, is now back in the U.S. and is here to share with us about the end of a season of unjust imprisonment in Turkey and he'll discuss how it has been to finally be home and free again. (More Details)
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    Rep. Jim Jordan, Peter Sprigg, Mark Stermer, Gina Gleason, Erin Hawley

    October 23, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Member Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joins Tony to discuss a myriad of topics from Capitol Hill to our southern border. Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, joins Tony to weigh in on the Trump administration's decision to define sex in biological terms. Pastor Mark Stermer of The Church International in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is here to share what his congregation is doing to offer aide to those affected by Hurricane Michael in Florida. Gina Gleason, manager of the FRC Action Bus Tour in California, will give us an update on Values Bus in California as it rolls across the state before Election Day. Also, Erin Hawley, the wife of Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, is here to share with us about her new book, "Living Beloved: Lessons from my little ones about the heart of God." (More Details)
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    Maj. Ldr. Kevin McCarthy, Kelly Shackelford, Chrysta Johnson, Sen. Lindsey Graham

    October 22, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joins Tony to discuss President Trump's remarks threatening to send the military to the southern border to stop an incoming group of immigrants from entering the United States. First Liberty Institute President and CEO, Kelly Shackelford, is here to highlight several important religious freedom cases set to come before the nation's highest court. FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it rolls across a dozen states before Election Day - next stops, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Also, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joins Tony to weigh in on the growing skepticism among lawmakers of Saudi Arabia's explanation for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. (More Details)
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    Rep. Steve Russell, Frank Gaffney, Tom Courtney

    October 19, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. House Armed Services Committee Member and recently appointed Chairman of the Subcommittee on National Security, Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.), joins our guest host to discuss Congress's move to fully fund the FDA and the impact it will have on prescription drug prices. Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy, Frank Gaffney, is here with an update on the caravan of migrants nearing the U.S.-Mexico border. Also, Tom Courtney, the owner of Courtney's Restaurant and Catering, joins Russ to share the extreme backlash he has received for hosting a GOP breakfast at his restaurant. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - October 20, 2018

    October 19, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joined Tony to discuss the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson. President of Project Veritas, James O'Keefe, spoke about his group's latest undercover videos revealing Sen. Claire McCaskill's and her staffers' quiet support for gun control measures. Finally, Ann McElhinney, producer of the newly released "Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer," which tells the true story of the infamous crimes committed by West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, joined Tony to share about the successful release of the film as it broke into the Top 10 on its opening weekend. (More Details)
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    Chris Wilson, Lt. Gen. William Boykin, George Barna

    October 18, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" WPA Intelligence CEO Chris Wilson is here to share what trends we're seeing just 18 days out from election day. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin is here to weigh in on President Trump's remarks threatening to send the military to the southern border to stop an incoming group of immigrants from entering the United States. President of Metaformation George Barna joins Tony to highlight his latest research revealing that today fewer adults have a biblical worldview than two years ago. Also, Tim Haas, manager of U.S. Disaster Response at Samaritan's Purse, joins Tony with an update on Hurricane Michael relief efforts. (More Details)
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    Rep. Louie Gohmert, James O'Keefe, Chrysta Johnson, Ann McElhinney

    October 17, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) joins Tony to discuss the massive caravan of immigrants heading toward the U.S.-Mexico border. President of Project Veritas, James O'Keefe, will talk about his group's latest undercover videos revealing Sen. Claire McCaskill's and her staffers' quiet support for gun control measures. FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it rolls across a dozen states before Election Day - next stop, Ohio. Also, Ann McElhinney, producer of the newly released "Gosnell: The Trial of America's Biggest Serial Killer," which tells the true story of the infamous crimes committed by West Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, joins Tony to share about the successful release of the film as it broke into the Top 10 on its opening weekend. (More Details)
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    Rep. Ted Poe, Michael Knowles, Steve Southerland

    October 16, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Foreign Affairs Committee Member Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) joins Tony to weigh in on the call for sanctions against Saudi Arabia by Sen. Lindsey Graham in response to the disappearance, and supposed killing, of a Washington Post journalist. Columnist for the Daily Wire and conservative commentator, Michael Knowles, joins Tony to highlight a newly released survey revealing that Americans' consider political correctness a problem in our country. Also, former U.S. Representative for Florida, Steve Southerland, is here with the latest on Hurricane Michael relief efforts. (More Details)
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    Rep. Mark Meadows, Travis Weber, Tim Haas

    October 15, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joins Tony to discuss the release of Pastor Andrew Brunson. After two years of being held hostage and facing a possible 35-year sentence in a Turkish prison, Pastor Brunson was finally exonerated and released to travel back home to the United States last Friday. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President of Policy, attended Pastor Brunson's final hearing with Tony in Turkey and is here with his reaction to Brunson's release. Also, Tim Haas, manager of U.S. Disaster Response at Samaritan's Purse, joins Tony with an update on Hurricane Michael relief efforts. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Travis Weber, Patrice Lee Onwuka, Gary LeBlanc

    October 12, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President of Policy, joins our guest host to discuss the much anticipated release of Pastor Andrew Brunson from custody in Turkey today. Senior policy analyst at Independent Women's Forum, Patrice Lee Onwuka, is here to give her thoughts on the recent meeting between Kanye West and President Trump. Also, Mercy Chefs Founder and President, Gary Leblanc, joins Russ with the latest on Hurricane Michael relief efforts. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - October 13, 2018

    October 12, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to discuss his efforts to support an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Bladensburg, Maryland "Peace Cross." Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Tony to talk about the swearing-in of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann was on the show to weigh in on the news of Nikki Haley's resignation as Ambassador to the United Nations. Also, FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it rolls across a dozen states before Election Day. (More Details)
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    Sen. James Lankford, Travis Weber, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo

    October 11, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joins Tony to discuss efforts made by himself, his fellow senators, and the Trump administration to have Pastor Andrew Brunson released from custody in Turkey. Tomorrow Pastor Brunson appears before another hearing where hopes are high for his release. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President of Policy, is here with an update on the latest religious persecution cases around the world. Also, we'll hear highlights from a speech given by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at last month's Values Voter Summit. (More Details)
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    Sen. Chuck Grassley, Rich Penkoski, Joe Champion, Lea Patterson, Kelly Shackelford

    October 10, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), joins Tony to share his thoughts on the hard-fought and lengthy process of confirming Justice Brett Kavanaugh and what we can learn from what took place. Rich Penkoski with Warriors for Christ is here with an update on the recent "Drag Queen Story Hour" movement making its way into community libraries across the country. Joe Champion, founding pastor of Celebration Church in Austin, Texas, and First Liberty Institute attorney, Lea Patterson, are here to highlight a religious freedom case in the Austin Independent School District, where leftist groups are calling for the district to stop renting space to Christians with biblical beliefs on marriage. Also, First Liberty Institute President and CEO, Kelly Shackelford, is here to discuss the radical Left's attempts to silence free speech and he will explain how Americans can push back. (More Details)
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    Ted Cruz, Liz Murrill, Gregg Armstrong, Michele Bachmann, Chrysta Johnson

    October 09, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joins Tony to discuss last night's swearing-in of Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Louisiana Solicitor General Liz Murrill is here to discuss a big pro-life victory before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which upheld a state law requiring abortionists to have admitting privileges in a nearby hospital in the event of complications. Gregg Armstrong, a high school parent in Alabama joins the show to share about a brewing controversy over pre-game prayers at football games. Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann joins the show to weigh in on the news of Nikki Haley's resignation as Ambassador to the United Nations. Also, FRC's Chrysta Johnson will give us an update on FRC Action's Values Bus Tour as it rolls across a dozen states before Election Day. (More Details)
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    Steve Scalise, Gordon Chang, Mary Beth Waddell

    October 08, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joins Tony to discuss his efforts to support an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the Bladensburg, Maryland "Peace Cross." Gordan Chang, noted author and expert on Asia, is here to analyze Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's most recent trip to North Korea and the invitation for inspectors to visit a defunct nuclear testing site. Also, Mary Beth Waddell, FRC's Senior Legislative Assistant, will share her firsthand account of left-wing protestors who disrupted Saturday's Senate confirmation vote of Judge Kavanaugh. (More Details)
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    Ted Budd, Daniel Oliver

    October 05, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.) will join Russ to discuss FRC Action's Values Bus Tour that is making its way across North Carolina. Also, Daniel Oliver, Chairman of the Board of the Education and Research Institute joins the show to discuss growing concerns about liberals rewriting history textbooks. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - October 6, 2018

    October 05, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Armed Services Committee member Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) joins Tony to discuss heightened military tensions between the US and China. Senior pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, Pastor Carter Conlon, is here to share about his latest project "It's Time to Pray." Also, David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, joins Tony to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear a challenge to a pro-life amendment to the Tennessee state constitution. (More Details)
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    Carrie Severino, Gordon Robertson, David Fowler

    October 04, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chief Counsel and Policy Director at the Judicial Crisis Network, Carrie Severino joins Tony with the latest news on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination process. The senator will also discuss his efforts to cut taxes and improve school safety. Christian Broadcasting Network's CEO, Gordon Robertson, is here to discuss the launch of the CBN News Channel, the first 24-hour Christian television news channel. Also, David Fowler, president of the Family Action Council of Tennessee, joins Tony to discuss the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear a challenge to a pro-life amendment to the Tennessee state constitution. (More Details)