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On this special Religious Freedom Day edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony is joined by three religious freedom experts. First we'll hear from Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), chairman of the Republican Study Committee, and a religious liberty attorney. Rep. Chris Smith (N.J.) is here to provide an update on the state of religious liberty internationally. Also, Os Guinness, author and social critic, joins the program to share the connection between religious freedom and our policies here in America and across the globe.

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January 2019

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    Rep. Mike Johnson, Rep. Chris Smith, Os Guinness

    January 16, 2019
    On this special Religious Freedom Day edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Tony is joined by three religious freedom experts. First we'll hear from Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.), chairman of the Republican Study Committee, and a religious liberty attorney. Rep. Chris Smith (N.J.) is here to provide an update on the state of religious liberty internationally. Also, Os Guinness, author and social critic, joins the program to share the connection between religious freedom and our policies here in America and across the globe. (More Details)
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    Sen. Roger Wicker, Bob Fu, Ken Ham

    January 15, 2019
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) joins Tony to discuss a bill he and 34 other senators introduced that would end taxpayer funding for abortion. Founder and president of China Aid Bob Fu is here to highlight the Chinese government's growing persecution of Christians. Also, Ken Ham, founder of Answers in Genesis, joins Tony with his response to an atheist group that is threatening lawsuits against schools that take students to the Ark Encounter theme park which features a life-sized replica of Noah's ark. (More Details)
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    Rep. Virginia Foxx, Ramiro Pena, Blair Nelson

    January 14, 2019
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-N.C.) joins Tony to highlight a recent survey revealing that only seven percent of millennials support the Democratic Party's position on abortion. Ramiro Pena, pastor of Christ the King Baptist Church in Waco, Texas, is here to share about his trip to the southern border with President Trump last week. Also, Blair Nelson, a student at the University of Illinois and a campus correspondent for Campus Reform, joins Tony to discuss the University's call for students to report other students for "Acts of Intolerance." (More Details)
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    Eben Fowler, Patrina Mosley, Jason McGuire, Ira Mehlman

    January 11, 2019
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Eben Fowler, Director of Operations for Bott Radio Network, guest hosts for Tony. Patrina Mosley, FRC's Director of Life, Culture and Women's Advocacy, joins our guest host after her remarks yesterday at the Family Foundation's press conference opposing the Equal Rights Amendment for its abortion language. Then, we'll hear part of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech in Cairo yesterday. NY Family Research Foundation Executive Director Jason McGuire joins Eben to highlight New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's push for extreme abortion laws. Also, Ira Mehlman from the Federation for Immigration Reform is here to weigh in on President Trump's recent visit to the border where he called for a wall and greater border security. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - January 12, 2019

    January 11, 2019
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.), co-chair of the Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East, spoke with Tony about the House Democrats' move to cut military aid funding to Egypt and Egyptian President el-Sisi's strides toward greater religious tolerance. Best-selling author, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute, and Fellow and Senior Legal Analyst with the American Civil Rights Union, Ken Klukowski, joined Tony to highlight President Trump's remarks that he may declare a national emergency to move forward with building a border wall without Congress passing a spending bill. Also, licensed psychologist Dr. Jesse Gill highlighted the American Psychological Association's new guidelines for men and boys in response to their claim that traditional masculinity is "harmful." (More Details)
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    Ken Klukowski, Dr. Jesse Gill, Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin, Harold Harper

    January 10, 2019
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Best-selling author, Senior Counsel and Director of Strategic Affairs for First Liberty Institute, and Fellow and Senior Legal Analyst with the American Civil Rights Union, Ken Klukowski, joins Tony to discuss President Trump's remarks yesterday that he may declare a national emergency to move forward with building a border wall without Congress passing a spending bill. Licensed psychologist Dr. Jesse Gill is here to highlight the American Psychological Association's new guidelines for men and boys in response to their claim that traditional masculinity is "harmful." Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin, and FRC's Chief of Staff Harold Harper, join Tony to weigh in on the war on men and masculinity. (More Details)
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    Chuck Holton, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry

    January 09, 2019
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Chuck Holton, Former Army Ranger, NRATV War Correspondent, and author, joins Tony to highlight President Trump's national address last night calling for Democrats to end the government shutdown and agree to funding for a barrier wall at the U.S. southern border. Then, Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.), co-chair of the Caucus on Religious Minorities in the Middle East, is here after Tony's trip to Egypt to discuss the House Democrats' move to cut military aid funding to Egypt and Egyptian President el-Sisi's strides toward greater religious tolerance. (More Details)
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    Sarah Perry, Rep. Brian Babin, Jim Campbell, Dr. Michelle Cretella, Marion Smith

    January 08, 2019
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council Action, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) joins the program to talk about President Trump's national address scheduled for tonight where he'll discuss the government shutdown and preview his trip to the southern border tomorrow. Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Jim Campbell is here to share the latest on the case of his client, Jack Phillips, who filed a lawsuit against the state of Colorado for its hostility toward him and his religious beliefs. Dr. Michelle Cretella, president of the American College of Pediatricians, will shed light on the wave of Rapid Onset Gender Dysphoria and how psychiatrists and other clinicians actually create psychological epidemics. Also, Marion Smith, Executive Director of Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, joins Sarah with a new Gallup poll revealing that Democrats favor socialism over capitalism. (More Details)
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    Sarah Perry, Bill Marshall, Dr. Ingrid Skop, Tony Perkins

    January 07, 2019
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council Action, guest hosts for Tony. Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is here with an update on the government shutdown. Judicial Watch Senior Investigator, Bill Marshall, joins Sarah to highlight why President Trump's decision to rescind Obama-era school disciplinary policy is in the best interest of students. Dr. Ingrid Skop authored FRC's latest publication "Top 10 Myths About Abortion" - she's here to share a preview of the publication, which will be accompanied by videos that give an in-depth look into each abortion myth. Also, Tony Perkins, FRC's President and the host of Washington Watch, joined fellow commissioners of the U.S. Commission for Religious Freedom on a trip to Egypt where they met with religious and government leaders - he'll discuss the details with Sarah later in the program. (More Details)
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    Sarah Perry, Peter Sprigg, Rep. Vicky Hartzler, Carl Anderson, Ricky Chelette

    January 04, 2019
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council Action, guest hosts for Tony. Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, joins our guest host to discuss the court ruling earlier today lifting the injunction on President Trump's transgender military policy. Then, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R- Mo.) will give her take on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's radical push for abortion. Carl Anderson, supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus, is here to respond to criticism by two Democratic Senators against a judicial candidate for being a member of the Knights of Columbus. Also, Ricky Chelette, President of Living Hope Ministries, joins Sarah to highlight Apple's censorship of their app that helps people who are experiencing unwanted same-sex attraction. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - January 5, 2019

    January 04, 2019
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony with his thoughts on what the future looks like for Republicans in the new 116th Congress under House Leader Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat majority. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Tony to weigh in on the renomination of a radical leftist Chai Feldblum to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Also, Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council Action, discussed the censorship of Christians like Franklin Graham by Big Tech companies. (More Details)
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    Rep. Mike Johnson, Sen. Mike Lee, Sarah Perry, Travis Weber

    January 03, 2019
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joins Tony with his thoughts on what the future looks like for Republicans in the new 116th Congress under House Leader Nancy Pelosi and a Democrat majority. Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joins Tony to weigh in on the renomination of a radical leftist Chai Feldblum to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council Action, is here to discuss the censorship of Christians like Franklin Graham by Big Tech companies. Also, Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President of Policy, joins Tony to highlight the case of the Bladensburg Peace Cross and why the Supreme Court should rule that the cross be allowed to remain on display. (More Details)
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    Rep. Don Bacon, Lt. Gen. William Boykin, Mark Harris

    January 02, 2019
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Don Bacon (R-Neb.), a retired Air Force veteran, joins Tony from the Hill to weigh in on the partial government shutdown. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin is here with his thoughts on President Trump's call to withdraw 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria. Also, as newly elected members of Congress are set to be sworn in this week, Republican Mark Harris joins Tony with an update on his race in North Carolina, as he's still battling it out with Democrat Dan McCready over alleged ballot fraud. (More Details)
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    Ambassador Sam Brownback, Pastor Andrew Brunson

    January 01, 2019
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" " we're taking a look at some of Washington Watch's best interviews in 2018. First up, Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Liberty Sam Brownback joined Tony soon after he was appointed to the ambassadorship to highlight his new duties and how he plans to promote religious liberty internationally. Then, Pastor Andrew Brunson spoke with Tony, after his long-awaited return to the U.S., about his unjust imprisonment in Turkey and shared his reaction to finally returning home. (More Details)

December 2018

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    Sen. Lindsey Graham, Frank Wolf, Sen. James Lankford

    December 31, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're taking a look at some of Washington Watch's best interviews in 2018. Up first, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) discussed the importance of U.S. troops remaining in Syria. Then, former Virginia congressman, Senior Fellow of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative and international religious liberty advocate, Frank Wolf, joined Tony to talk about his work with religious freedom and Tony's appointment to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). Also, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined the program on the 20th anniversary of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to weigh in on the story of a military chaplain facing punishment for his Christian faith and to share his thoughts on why it is important to restore religious freedom as a foreign policy priority. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - December 29, 2018

    December 28, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're taking a look at some of Washington Watch's best interviews in 2018. First up, founder and president of Life Outreach International, James Robison, was on the show to discuss the legacy of evangelist Billy Graham in light of his passing this year at the age of 99. Then, former Virginia congressman, Senior Fellow of the 21st Century Wilberforce Initiative and international religious liberty advocate, Frank Wolf, joined Tony to talk about his work with religious freedom and Tony's appointment to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). And to finish, we'll hear an overview from Tony on Values Voter Summit 2018, with highlights from Vice President Mike Pence's speech. (More Details)
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    Glenn Stanton, James Robison, Kellyanne Conway, Travis Weber

    December 28, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're taking a look at some of Washington Watch's best interviews in 2018. First up, Director of Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, joined Tony to highlight a Harvard study showing that Christianity in America isn't shrinking, but growing. Then, founder and president of Life Outreach International, James Robison, was on the show to discuss the legacy of evangelist Billy Graham in light of his passing this year at the age of 99. Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, joined the program on the National Day of Prayer to share her thoughts on the importance of recognizing a day of prayer as a nation. Also, FRC's Travis Weber, Vice President of Policy, joined Tony to talk about his publication highlighting the impact of President Trump's religious liberty executive order on its one year anniversary. (More Details)
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    Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Dana Loesch, Jeremy Tedesco

    December 27, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're taking a look at some of Washington Watch's best interviews in 2018. First up, House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) joined Tony to discuss social media companies censoring conservative users' accounts. Then, Talk show host and NRA spokesperson Dana Loesch responds to death threats she received on Twitter after the tragic shooting in Jacksonville. Also, ADF Senior Legal Counsel Jeremy Tedesco shared highlights from the Supreme Court's ruling in the case of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. (More Details)
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    Pastor Carter Conlon

    December 26, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're taking a look back at the 2018 Watchmen on the Wall National Briefing, an event held for pastors from around the country to hear from our nation's elected officials, prominent pastors and authors. Today we'll hear a message given by Carter Conlon, Senior Pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, followed by Vice President Mike Pence. (More Details)
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    Harold Harper

    December 25, 2018
    Merry Christmas from the Washington Watch Team! On this Christmas day edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we will hear FRC's Chief of Staff Harold Harper give a special interview with Washington Watch's very own host, Tony, and his wife Lawana, on the incredible importance of this holiday. (More Details)
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    Dr. David Curry, Dr. Naim Khoury, Travis Weber, Frank Turek

    December 24, 2018
    On this Christmas Eve edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President and CEO of Open Doors USA Dr. David Curry joins Tony to highlight the importance of remembering, and praying for the persecuted church during the Christmas season. Dr. Naim Khoury, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Bethlehem, joins the program from the very city the Christmas story is centered - Bethlehem. FRC's Vice President of Policy Travis Weber joins Tony with stories exposing the reality of religious hostility today. Also, apologist, speaker, author, and president of CrossExamined.org, Frank Turek, is here to weigh in on why the nativity story and Jesus' ministry have been a point of controversy throughout history. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - December 22, 2018

    December 21, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" incoming House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joined Tony to give us a look at his new book, "Back in the Game: One Gunman, Countless Heroes, and the Fight for My Life." Then, senior pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, Carter Conlon, was here to share about his "It's Time to Pray" project. (More Details)
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    Rep. Ralph Norman, Lt. Gen. William Boykin, Matt Sharp

    December 21, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) joins Russ to discuss the House's approval of five-billion in funding for border security after President Trump stated he would not sign a short-term spending bill without the funding. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin joins our guest host to share his thoughts on President Trump's call to withdrawal U.S. forces from Syria. He'll also weigh in on former Secretary of Defense General Jim Mattis' decision to step down. Also, ADF Senior Counsel Matt Sharp is here with a story out of Washington State. A Catholic assisted-living complex has wrongly banned residents from saying "Merry Christmas" and from displaying holiday decorations. (More Details)
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    Mike Cloud, Ben Cline, Kevin Hern, Greg Steube

    December 20, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we're joined by four newly elected members of Congress; Rep-elect Mike Cloud (R-Texas), Rep-elect Ben Cline (R-Va.), Rep-elect Kevin Hern (R-Okla.), and Rep-elect Greg Steube (R-Fla.). They'll share with Tony what's on the GOP's agenda for 2019. (More Details)
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    Rep. Roger Marshall, John Dowdy, Dr. Lisa Jasin, Farley Barge, Susan Barge

    December 19, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) joins Tony to highlight the "Addiction Recovery for Rural Communities Act"- a bill he co-sponsored that seeks to help rural Americans combat opioid and heroin use. John Dowdy, the director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, is here to discuss law enforcement's role in the opioid epidemic. Dr. Lisa Jasin, Clinical Director at Brigid's Path, joins Tony to share the impact this epidemic has made on families and children and how Brigid's Path is stepping in to help them. Also, Farley and Susan Barge, co-founders of Navigate Recovery Gwinnett, will share with us their story of recovery and discuss how their faith-based ministry is helping the addicted. (More Details)
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    Dr. David Stevens, Peter Sprigg, Harold Harper

    December 18, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Dr. David Stevens, CEO of Christian Medical Association, joins Tony with an overview of statistics showing a decline in life expectancy in the U.S. Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, is here to discuss the leading causes behind the growth of youth suicide rates. Also, FRC's Chief of Staff Harold Harper will weigh in on this issue with Tony and share what hope the gospel promises in light of the despair and affliction these statistics reveal. (More Details)
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    House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, Dr. David Black, Pastor Carter Conlon

    December 17, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" incoming House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) joins Tony to give us a look at his new book, "Back in the Game: One Gunman, Countless Heroes, and the Fight for My Life." Founder of 2nd Vote, Dr. David Black, joins Tony to discuss 2nd Vote's company scoring tool that will help you shop with companies who support faith, family and freedom. Then, senior pastor of Times Square Church in New York City, Carter Conlon, is here to share about his "It's Time to Pray" project. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Rep. Jody Hice, Laura Beltz, Lane Harrison

    December 14, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. Rep. Jody Hice (R-Ga.) participated in the House Oversight Committee's hearing on fetal tissue research yesterday - he'll join our guest host with an overview of what took place. Policy Reform Senior Program Officer with the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), Laura Beltz, is here to share her latest report revealing that 9 in 10 American colleges restrict free speech. Then, Lane Harrison, pastor of Cross Point Church in Ozark, Missouri, will highlight another story of the war on Christmas taking place in his home state and how the community is responding. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - December 15, 2018

    December 14, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Gordan Chang, noted author and expert on Asia, gave an analysis of the religious persecution taking place in China as the government is cracking down on Christian underground churches. Senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), joined Tony to highlight President Trump signing a bill that promotes accountability for crimes committed by ISIS and provides for the urgent needs of genocide victims. Also, assistant editor of PJ Media Tyler O'Neil, joined the program to discuss the recent Google hearings. (More Details)
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    Gordon Chang, Robert Schwarzwalder, Mark Hancock, Todd Starnes

    December 13, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Gordan Chang, noted author and expert on Asia, is here to analyze the religious persecution taking place in China as the government is cracking down on Christian underground churches. Senior Lecturer, College of Arts and Sciences, Regent University Rob Schwarzwalder, is here to highlight news that Boy Scouts of America might be filing for bankruptcy. In contrast, we'll hear from Trail Life USA CEO Mark Hancock, who will share why he thinks Trail Life, an organization formed as an alternative to Boy Scouts of America, is growing in membership. Then, Fox News columnist and radio host, Todd Starnes, is here to discuss the war still waging on Christmas. (More Details)
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    Rep. Ralph Norman, Gov. Phil Bryant, Paul Marshall

    December 12, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) joins Tony to weigh in on House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's comments about President Trump after their public exchange in the Oval Office yesterday. Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant joins Tony to discuss Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's decision to have a vote on the First Step Act, a criminal justice bill, before the end of the year. Also, Paul Marshall, senior fellow for Religious Freedom at the Hudson Institute, is here to highlight a new Android app approved by the Google Play Store that allows Muslims in Jakarta to report individuals who commit blasphemy, or insult Islam. (More Details)
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    Rep. Louie Gohmert, Rep. Chris Smith, Meg Kilgannon, Tyler O'Neil

    December 11, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) joins Tony to discuss the hearing earlier today with Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressing suspected political bias. Rep. Gohmert will also weigh in on the heated discussions over border security funding. Senior member on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Chris Smith (R-N.J.), joins Tony to highlight President Trump signing a bill earlier today that promotes accountability for crimes committed by ISIS and provides for the urgent needs of genocide victims. Executive director of Concerned Parents and Educators, Meg Kilgannon, is here to talk about the hundreds parents in California that protested the new state mandated sex-ed curriculum. Also, assistant editor of PJ Media Tyler O'Neil, will join the program to further discuss the Google hearing today. (More Details)
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    Rep. Andy Harris, Travis Weber, Art Ally

    December 10, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md.) joins Tony to discuss President Trump's search for a new Chief of Staff and he'll share his thoughts on the Supreme Court's decision not to take a case involving funding Planned Parenthood earlier today. FRC's Vice President of Policy, Travis Weber, is here to further weigh in on the Supreme Court's decision and he'll highlight the Chinese government's raids of an underground church were nearly 100 Christians were taken. Then, Art Ally, CEO and president of the Timothy Plan, a faith-based mutual fund that promotes biblically responsible investing, joins Tony to take a look at the recent stock market drop and what it might mean. (More Details)
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    Russ Jones, Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin, Sean Maguire, Michael Hirsch

    December 07, 2018
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosts for Tony. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin joins our guest host to discuss President Trump's pick for UN Ambassador and to look back on the attack on Pearl Harbor that happened 77 years ago, today. Director of Grassroots at the Family Foundation of Virginia, Sean Maguire, Esq., joins Russ to weigh in on the story of a Virginia high school teacher who was fired yesterday for declining to use a transgender student's new pronoun. Then, Michael Hirsch, the pastor of Calvary Christian Church, is here to highlight the Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez' complaint that pastors' are influencing their congregations on issues like abortion. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - December 8, 2018

    December 07, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined Tony to discuss a lawsuit against San Antonio Police Chief William McManus for mishandling a case of human smuggling by releasing a dozen suspected illegal immigrants. USCIRF Vice Chairwoman Kristina Arriaga joined Tony, a fellow USCIRF Commissioner, to highlight a study taken by the commission finding Saudi textbooks advocating for violence. Dr. Michelle Cretella, the executive director of the American College of Pediatricians, was on the show to talk about the Trump Administration's support for the scientific definition of sex in federal law. Also, Founder and national spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, E. Calvin Beisner, weighed in on the riots taking place in Paris over Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron's climate change taxes. (More Details)
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    Rep. Ted Poe, Dr. Michelle Cretella, Rep. Christina Hagan

    December 06, 2018
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" House Foreign Affairs Committee Member Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) joins Tony to share a resolution he cosponsored to commemorate the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's official recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel and the announcement of the relocation of the American embassy to Jerusalem. Dr. Michelle Cretella, the executive director of the American College of Pediatricians, is here to talk about the Trump Administration's support for the scientific definition of sex in federal law. Also, Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan joins Tony to comment on the decision of Ohio lawmakers to delay the vote on a "heartbeat bill" that would ban abortion at six weeks gestation. (More Details)
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    Rep. Andy Biggs, E. Calvin Beisner, Alexandra McPhee

    December 05, 2018
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) joins Tony to discuss the latest development in the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller and his suggestion that Michael Flynn not receive jail time. Founder and national spokesman of The Cornwall Alliance for the Stewardship of Creation, E. Calvin Beisner, is here to weigh in on the riots taking place in Paris over Prime Minister Emmanuel Macron's climate change taxes. Also, FRC's Director of Religious Freedom Advocacy Alexandra McPhee is here to share her new publication, "Religious Liberty and the 'Wedding Vendor' Cases." (More Details)
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    Rep. Mike Johnson, AG Ken Paxton, Sarah Perry

    December 04, 2018
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joins Tony to highlight next week's hearing with Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai for alleged bias against conservatives. He'll also weigh in on what's in store for conservatives in the next Congress as Republican's prepare for the switch to minority. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joins us to discuss a lawsuit against San Antonio Police Chief William McManus for mishandling a case of human smuggling by releasing a dozen suspected illegal immigrants. Also, Sarah Perry, Director of Partnerships at Family Research Council Action, is here with her thoughts on popular Christian artist Lauren Daigle's recent comments about her confusion over whether homosexuality is a sin. (More Details)
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    Kristina Arriaga, Clifford May, Ken Blackwell

    December 03, 2018
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" USCIRF Vice Chairwoman Kristina Arriaga joins Tony, a fellow USCIRF Commissioner, to discuss a study taken by the commission finding Saudi textbooks advocating for violence. Founder and President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, Clifford May, is here with an update on the situation of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who was recently cleared of blasphemy charges that had her on death row, and to share his thoughts on what could be done to ensure her safety. Also, Former Housing and Urban Development Undersecretary and US Ambassador to the UN Human Rights Commission under President George H.W. Bush, and FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, Ken Blackwell joins Tony to pay tribute to the 41st president of the United States -- George H.W. Bush, who passed away over the weekend. (More Details)