Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator John McCain about Barack Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence for leaking classified information. John Malcolm, Director of the Heritage Foundation’s Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies, also joins Hewitt to discuss the state of the federal courts and how Trump will transform them. Arkansas Senator Tom cotton on the Hewitt Show discusses how Trump will need to rebuild the military after 8 years of Obama. While Democrats like to blame the GOP for being the racist party, Larry Elder notes that Democrats are really the ones with racial issues. Michael Medved looks at Representative John Lewis’s assertion that Donald Trump is an illegitimate president. Larry Arnn of Hillsdale College speaks with Mike Gallagher about Betsy DeVos, Trump’s pick for Education Secretary. Michael Medved reviews President Obama’s farewell address. Dennis Prager blasts BuzzFeed’s decision to publish a dossier on Trump that everyone knew was false.