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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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May 2018

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    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)
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    Russ Jones, Hogan Gidley, Ryan Bomberger, Avram Berghiano

    May 25, 2018
    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. (More Details)
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    Michele Bachmann, Todd Starnes, Jeremy Schossau, Randy Wilson

    May 24, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann joins Tony at this year's Watchmen on the Wall National Briefing to discuss today's breaking news, including President Trump's decision to pull out of the North Korea summit scheduled for next month. Fox News columnist and radio host, Todd Starnes, is here to weigh in on the backlash President Trump received from the media and House Minority Leader Pelosi for calling MS-13 gang members "animals." Also, Pastor Jeremy Schossau of Metro City Church in Detroit, Michigan, and FRC's National Field Director for Church Ministries, Randy Wilson, join 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 will be recognized with a special award at this year's National Briefing. (More Details)
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    Rep. Jim Jordan, Tina Ramirez, Nancy Pearcey

    May 23, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joins Tony with the latest news from Congress. President and Founder of Hardwired, Tina Ramirez, is here to highlight how Christians in Nigeria are affected by turmoil in their country. Also, the author of 'Love They Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality' and Director of the Francis Schaeffer Center for Worldview and Culture at Houston Baptist University, Nancy Pearcey, joins Tony with the answer to why even liberals should oppose California's proposed ban on sexual orientation change therapy. (More Details)
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    Sen. Charles Grassley, Ken Paxton, Brad Wilcox

    May 22, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) joins Tony with an update on the status of President Trump's various nominees. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is here to discuss how the state is handling the recent shooting at Santa Fe High School. Also, Brad Wilcox, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies and Visiting Scholar at AEI, joins Tony to weigh in on the declining fertility rate in America. (More Details)
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    Rep. Jody Hice, Elizabeth Schultz, Elizabeth Johnston, Adam Andrzejewski

    May 21, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins," Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) joins Tony to discuss the Trump administration's significant step forward last Friday to end the forced partnership between taxpayers and the abortion industry through new Title X regulations. Tony is also joined by Fairfax County Public Schools school board member, Elizabeth Schultz, who explains how the Left - fueled by large foundations - is subtly directing public education curricula. Elizabeth Johnston, "Activist Mommy," joins the program to take a look back at the successful Sex-Ed Sit Out last month, and preview what's next in the effort to raise awareness about the pornographic sex-ed materials being distributed in public schools. Also, Tony is joined by Adam Andrzejewski , CEO of Open the Books, who details a new report showing how $583 billion in federal grants were allocated in FY2016. Adam offers insight on how citizens can take the lead in eliminating the government waste. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Mercedes Schlapp, Richard Mack, Patti Garibay

    May 18, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. White House Director of Strategic Communication, Mercedes Schlapp, joins our guest host to highlight the Trump administration filing a proposal today to block facilities from receiving federal dollars for family planning if they are housed in the same building with organizations that perform abortions. President and founder of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association and former sheriff, Richard Mack, is here on National Police Week to discuss President Trump's push for prison reform and to weigh in on the today's school shooting in Texas. Also, founder and Executive Director of the national character development organization, American Heritage Girls, Patti Garibay, will share the advantages of a single-sex environment during a child's formative years. (More Details)
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    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)
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    Scott Rasmussen, Luke Goodrich, Sen. Ed Emery, Peter Sprigg, Travis Weber

    May 17, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Ballotpedia Founder and CEO Scott Rasmussen joins Tony to give a recap on the recent primary elections. Vice President and Senior Counsel at Becket Fund, Luke Goodrich, is here with an update on the case of Pensacola's Bayview Park cross which went through oral arguments before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday. Missouri State Senator Ed Emery is here to share a resolution he introduced in Missouri that would declare pornography a public health threat. Also, FRC's Senior Fellow, Peter Sprigg, and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, Travis Weber, are here to share their thoughts on a California law banning resources that could help people leave the homosexual lifestyle. (More Details)
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    Rep. Andy Biggs, John Fund, Frank Wolf

    May 16, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) joins Tony to share his thoughts on conservative leaders' letter to President Trump requesting he intervene in a fight between Department of Justice (DOJ) officials and House Republicans over a stalled request for documents. National Review columnist and Fox News contributor, John Fund, is also here to comment on this letter to President Trump. 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)
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    Sen. James Lankford, Lt. Col. Oliver North, Sen. Greg Treat, Chris Mitchell, Rep. Andy Harris

    May 15, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joins 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 is here to highlight his new position as president of the National Rifle Association. Oklahoma State Sen. Greg Treat is here to discuss the bill he authored and Governor Mary Fallin signed into law, protecting faith-based adoption and foster-care agencies from government discrimination because of their sincerely-held religious beliefs. Chris Mitchell, CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief, weighs in on the U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem and reports what is happening with the protests in Gaza. Also, Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) joins Tony to discuss the case of NIFLA v. Becerra, and if the state can force pregnancy resource centers to act in contradiction of their beliefs. (More Details)
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    Rep. Steve Russell, Elizabeth Schultz

    May 14, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" a member on the House Armed Services Committee and the Israel Victory Caucus, Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.), joins Tony to talk about the opening of the US Embassy in Israel today. Also, Elizabeth Schultz, a member of the Fairfax County School Board, is here to share what terminology Fairfax County schools are adding and removing from their curriculum. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Victoria Robinson

    May 11, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Republican National Committee spokeswoman, Kayleigh McEnany, joins our guest host to discuss what the party is doing to reach female voters. FRC's Director of Life, Culture and Women's Advocacy, Patrina Mosley, joins Russ to share about her new role at FRC. Also, Founder of Save the Storks, Victoria Robinson, joins our guest host to highlight their work serving expectant mothers. (More Details)
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    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)
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    Avi Melamed, Dr. Peter Pry, Scott Rasmussen

    May 10, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" former Israeli intelligence official, Avi Melamed, joins Tony with his reaction to the Israeli military response to a suspected Iranian missile strike launched from Syria targeting Israel. Former EMP Commission Chief of Staff executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, Dr. Peter Pry, is here to highlight the potential catastrophic impact of an EMP attack. Also, Ballotpedia Founder and CEO Scott Rasmussen joins Tony with his analysis of this week's primary elections in four states. (More Details)
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    Winfield Myers, Jon Ponder, Richard Beasley, Daniel Mark

    May 09, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of Campus Watch and Director of Academic Affairs at Middle East Forum, Winfield Myers, joins Tony with the latest developments in the Middle East. Founder of Hope for Prisoners, Jon Ponder, and retired supervisory FBI Special Agent Richard Beasley, share about their story mentioned by President Trump at the National Day of Prayer event at the White House earlier this month. Also, US Commission on International Religious Freedom Chairman Daniel Mark is here to highlight the USCIRF's 2018 report. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Rep. Andy Biggs, Stuart Schwartz, Carrie Severino

    May 08, 2018
    On Tuesday'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 highlight President Trump's announcement today that the US is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal. Associate Dean of the School of Communication and Digital Content at Liberty University, Dr. Stuart Schwartz, is here to discuss the lack of diversity in political thought on college campuses. Also, Chief Counsel and Policy Director of the Judicial Crisis Network, Carrie Severino, joins Russ to share their newest ad campaign against legislative gridlock. (More Details)
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    Rep. Ted Poe, Scott Rasmussen, Travis Weber

    May 07, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Foreign Affairs Committee Member Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) joins Tony to discuss future U.S. involvement in the Iran nuclear deal. Ballotpedia Editor-At-Large, Scott Rasmussen, is here with the latest polling data on several primary races happening across the country. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joins Tony with his analysis of a recent report from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, John Hayward, Susan Humphries, Jennifer Hartline

    May 04, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Investigative reporter at Breitbart, John Hayward, joins our guest host to talk about China's plan to assign its citizens a "social credit score." He'll also give us a preview of what North Korea may do before the possible meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Kansas State Rep. Susan Humphries is here to share with us about the legislation Kansas state lawmakers approved yesterday that will grant legal protections to faith-based adoption agencies. Also, Jennifer Hartline, a columnist for The Stream, joins Russ to discuss the death of Alfie Evans this past weekend and the many questions that have been raised on who has legal rights over children. (More Details)
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    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)
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    Sen. Ted Cruz, John Stemberger, Kellyanne Conway, Travis Weber

    May 03, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joins Tony to discuss a myriad of topics including NAFTA renegotiations, immigration, and Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu's recent presentation on Iran's nuclear program. Chairman of the Board at Trail Life USA, John Stemberger, joins Tony to weigh in on Boy Scouts of America's decision to remove the word "boy" from its name. Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, is here on the National Day of Prayer to share her thoughts on the importance of recognizing this day as a nation. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joins 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. (More Details)
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    Rep. Steve King, Gordon Chang, Terry Jeffrey

    May 02, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) joins Tony to discuss an abortion bill that was just approved by Iowa lawmakers that would be the nation's most pro-life legislation if signed by the governor. Author of "Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World" and "The Coming Collapse of China," Gordon Chang, joins Tony with his expertise on Asia policy. He will analyze a recent meeting between North and South Korean leaders and discuss President Trump's role in the talks. Also, syndicated columnist Terry Jeffrey is here to share a report revealing that the majority of American 8th graders in public schools are not proficient in reading and math. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Ken Cuccinelli, Tim Graham, George Barna

    May 01, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. President of the Senate Conservatives Fund, Ken Cuccinelli, joins our guest host to take a look at the leaked questions Special Counsel Robert Mueller plans to ask President Trump. NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham is here to comment on the appalling "jokes" made about White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders at the recent White House Correspondents' dinner. Also, Executive Director of the American Culture and Faith Institute and founder of the Barna Research Group, George Barna, will weigh in on major new findings about morality in America. (More Details)

April 2018

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    Russ Jones, Rep. Ron Estes, Ronnie Floyd, Gen. Jerry Boykin

    April 30, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.), joins our guest host to discuss the impacts of tariffs on farmers and the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act on economic growth. Former Southern Baptist Convention President, Senior Pastor of Cross Church in Springdale, Arkansas, and President of the National Day of Prayer, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, is here to share with us about the National Day of Prayer coming up this Thursday. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, will weigh in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's comment on the Iran nuclear deal being based on lies. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Pastor Jack Hibbs, Frank Gaffney, Tina Marie Griffin

    April 27, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Calvary Chapel Chino Hills Senior Pastor Jack Hibbs joins our guest host to highlight a recent legislative win in California. Founder and President of the Center for Security Policy, Frank Gaffney, joins Russ to discuss President Trump's immigration policy framework. Also, "Counter Culture Mom" and former Hollywood star, Tina Marie Griffin, is here to weigh in on the recent controversy revolving around rapper Kanye West's tweets in support of President Trump. (More Details)
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    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)
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    Chris Mitchell, Joel Rosenberg, Naim Khoury, Michele Bachmann, Gen. Jerry Boykin, Ken Blackwell

    April 26, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony broadcasts from Israel for one final program as FRC's Holy Land tour comes to a close. He is joined by Chris Mitchell, CBN News Middle East Bureau Chief, and they discuss the news today that confirmed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will make a visit to Jerusalem next week. From the Southern Steps of Jerusalem, Tony is joined by New York Times best-selling author and teacher, Joel Rosenberg as he highlights the unfolding biblical prophecy in Israel and details the greatest threats to Israel's security. Tony is also joined by Dr. Naim Khoury, Pastor of First Baptist Church of Bethlehem, who shares how the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank is openly discriminating against Christians. And finally, Tony talks with Michele Bachmann, Lt. Gen (Ret) Jerry Boykin, and Ken Blackwell for a wrap up of FRC's visit to Israel. (More Details)
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    Caroline Glick

    April 25, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony broadcasts from Jerusalem and devotes the program to a discussion with Caroline Glick, Senior Contributing Editor of the Jerusalem Post. They talk about the upcoming move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, the significance of President Trump keeping his promise to do so, and how this move will improve both U.S. and Israel national security. They address how President Trump should handle the Iran Nuclear Deal and discuss whether a two-state solution in Israel is really a solution. And they wrap up the conversation by taking questions from the Washington Watch radio audience in Israel. (More Details)
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    Matthew Heiman, Travis Weber, Jonathan Keller, Nick Saylers

    April 24, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. National Security Institute Visiting Fellow Matthew Heiman joins our guest host to discuss Mike Pompeo's nomination to become the next Secretary of State. FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, is here to highlight the national security element of religious liberty and how Mike Pompeo would promote both as Secretary of State. California Family Council CEO Jonathan Keller joins Russ to discuss AB 2943 which would restrict "advertising, offering to engage in, or engaging in sexual orientation change efforts with an individual." Also, co-founder of Champion Tribes Nick Salyers will join Russ to share the importance of father/son relationships. (More Details)
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    Michele Bachmann, Avi Melamed, Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin

    April 23, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony broadcasts from Israel as FRC's tour of the Holy Land continues. He is joined by former congresswoman Michele Bachmann and they discuss today's vote in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the nomination of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State. They will also react 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 is 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 offers unique insight into making sense of the events unfolding in the region. Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin joins Tony from the Golan Heights in Israel to discuss the 1973 Yom Kippur War as well as the present state of affairs in Syria. (More Details)
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    Rep. David Brat, Emery McClendon, Tony Perkins, Dean Haun

    April 20, 2018
    On Friday'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 to discuss the latest on the McCabe - Comey debacle and weigh in on the delay on the confirmation of President Trump's nominations. Emery McClendon from the conservative policy group Project 21 is here to talk about President Trump's welfare reform plan and how it aims to stop the abuse of the welfare system. Also, Family Research Council's very own, Tony Perkins, President of FRC and Washington Watch's host, is 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)
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    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)
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    Michele Bachmann, Lt. Gen. Jerry Boykin, Ken Blackwell

    April 19, 2018
    On this special edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, Tony broadcasts from Israel on the 70th anniversary of the nation's independence. Joining him from Israel are former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, FRC's Executive Vice President Lt. Gen. (ret.) Jerry Boykin, and former Ambassador to the United Nations for Human Rights, Ken Blackwell. They will discuss the significance of Israel's 70th anniversary in light of biblical prophecy, Israel's military readiness, unfolding events in the Middle East, and take questions from those traveling with FRC in Israel this week. (More Details)
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    Chris Mitchell, Hiram Sasser, Sen. James Lankford

    April 18, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News in Jerusalem, joins Tony on the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence and will give an update on the move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. General Counsel at First Liberty, Hiram Sasser, joins Tony to share a story of another military chaplain who is facing punishment for his Christian faith. Also, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) will weigh in on that story and share his thoughts on why it is important to restore religious freedom as a foreign policy priority in light of today being the 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. (More Details)
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    Rep. Mark Walker, Ambassador-at-large Sam Brownback, Rep. Andy Harris, Matt Walsh, Travis Weber

    April 17, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Republican Study Committee Chairman Rep. Mark Walker (R-N.C.) and Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Liberty Sam Brownback join Tony to give an update on the case of Andrew Brunson, an American pastor imprisoned in Turkey for his Christian faith. Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) joins Tony to discuss the Trump administration's talk of reversing the omnibus spending bill passed a few weeks ago. Columnist and author of the book "Unholy Trinity," Matt Walsh, is here to talk about the recent movement to protest Planned Parenthood's sex ed curriculum which gained the support of parents across the country. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joins Tony to discuss Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo and how the Left may attempt to stall the process of confirming him. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, James Trusty, Terry Jeffrey, Kassy Dillon

    April 16, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Former Chief of the Organized Crime Section at the Department of Justice (DOJ), and now a Washington DC attorney at Ifrah law, James Trusty, joins our guest host to discuss the FBI's raid last week of President Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen's office. Then, he'll give his reaction to former FBI Director James Comey's upcoming book. Syndicated columnist Terry Jerry is here to share how much liberal groups like Planned Parenthood are looking to spend in the upcoming midterm elections. Also, Mount Holyoke College student Kassy Dillon will join the show to give us the story of how her school in Massachusetts has become the next big free speech battle on a college campus. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Rep. Steve Russell, Kayleigh McEnany, State Rep. Alan Clemmons

    April 13, 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 Rep. Steve Russell (R-Okla.) joins our guest host with the latest news regarding Syria. Republican National Committee spokesperson Kayleigh McEnany is here with her reaction to former FBI Director James Comey's upcoming book. Also, South Carolina State Rep. Alan Clemmons joins Russ with news regarding a landmark bill confronting anti-Semitism on college campuses. (More Details)
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    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)
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    Rep. Jim Jordan, Chris Wilson, Dr. Jerry Johnson, Travis Weber

    April 12, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) joins Tony with his reaction to House Speaker Paul Ryan's announcement yesterday that he is not seeking re-election. CEO of WPA Intelligence, Chris Wilson, is here with his analysis on Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimonies before Congress this week. President of the National Religious Broadcasters, Dr. Jerry Johnson, is also here with his take on the Zuckerberg hearings. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joins Tony to discuss Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing today. (More Details)