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On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley joins our guest host with the latest news on North Korea.  Co-Founder of the Radiance Foundation, Ryan Bomberger, joins Russ to discuss what the foundation is doing to promote a culture of life in America. Also, Agape Bible Church Senior Pastor Avram Berghiano is here to highlight this year's Watchmen on the Wall National Briefing.

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Weekend Edition Archive

  • Weekend Edition - May 26, 2018

    May 25, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Brad Wilcox, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies and Visiting Scholar at AEI, joined Tony to weigh in on the declining fertility rate in America. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joined Tony with the latest news from Congress. Also, Pastor Jeremy Schossau of Metro City Church in Detroit, Michigan, and FRC's National Field Director for Church Ministries, Randy Wilson, joined Tony to look back on the how Pastor Schossau stood firm on biblical truth when he received threats and outrage for offering information for teen girls who might be struggling with thoughts of being transgender or gay. For his courage and resolve to preach truth he was recognized with a special award at this year's National Briefing. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - May 19, 2018

    May 18, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined Tony to discuss the letter he and 15 other senators sent to Sen. McConnell asking him to expedite floor consideration on funding bills and President Trump's nominees, even if the Senate must work nights, weekends, and through the August state work period. Lt. Col. (ret.) Oliver North highlighted his new position as president of the National Rifle Association. Also, former Virginia congressman, Senior Fellow of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative and international religious liberty advocate, Frank Wolf, joins Tony to talk about his work with religious freedom and Tony's recent appointment to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - May 12, 2018

    May 11, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Founder of Hope for Prisoners, Jon Ponder, and retired supervisory FBI Special Agent Richard Beasley, shared about their story mentioned by President Trump at the National Day of Prayer event at the White House earlier this month. Also, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Chairman Daniel Mark was here to highlight the USCIRF's 2018 report. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - May 5, 2018

    May 04, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, joined Tony on the National Day of Prayer to share her thoughts on the importance of recognizing the day as nation. FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joined Tony to take a look at his recent publication highlighting the impact of President Trump's religious liberty executive order on its one year anniversary. Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World" and "The Coming Collapse of China," Gordon Chang, joined Tony with his expertise on Asia policy and gave an analysis of the recent meeting between North and South Korean leaders and discussed President Trump's role in the talks. Also, syndicated columnist Terry Jeffrey was here to weigh in on a report revealing that the majority of American 8th graders in public schools are not proficient in reading and math. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 28, 2018

    April 27, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony broadcasted from Israel as FRC's tour of the Holy Land continued. He was joined by former congresswoman Michele Bachmann and they discussed this week's vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State. They also reacted to the Durham, NC City Council's decision to ban training and other forms of exchange between its police department and Israel's military or police. Tony was also joined by Avi Melamed, an expert on the current affairs in the Arab and Muslim world and their impact on Israel and the Middle East. As a former Israeli Intelligence Official, he offered unique insight into making sense of the events unfolding in the region. Also, Family Research Council's very own, Tony Perkins, President of FRC and Washington Watch's host, was in Israel with Pastor Dean Haun of First Baptist Church in Morristown, Tennessee. We'll hear them highlight the Biblical responsibility of Christians to support Israel. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 21, 2018

    April 20, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Liberty Sam Brownback joined Tony to give an update on the case of Andrew Brunson, an American pastor imprisoned in Turkey for his Christian faith. Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) weighed in on the story of another military chaplain who is facing punishment for his Christian faith and he shared his thoughts on why it is important to restore religious freedom as a foreign policy priority in light of the recent 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. Also, Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News in Jerusalem, joined Tony on the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence and gave an update on the move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 14, 2018

    April 13, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Armed Services Committee member Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) joined Tony with the latest on the chemical attack against Syrian civilians. Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World" and "The Coming Collapse of China," Gordon Chang, joined Tony with his analysis on President Trump's trade policy with China. House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows (R- N.C.) joined Tony with his reaction to Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement this week that he is not going to run for re-election. Vlogger known as "The Activist Mommy," Elizabeth Johnston, joined Tony with an update on the Sex Ed Sit Out happening later this month. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joined Tony to discuss Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing this week. (More Details)