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The Bolton Book, the Supreme Court and a Nation on Edge


Townhall Review – June 27, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talk about the potential damage to national security caused by former National Security Advisor John Bolton’s book, “The Room Where It Happened.”

Hugh Hewitt and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton discuss the chaos in the nation including the destruction, defacement and removal of historic statues.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Tennessee Senator Marsha Blackburn about a move underway to change names of military bases, some of which were named for Confederate generals.

Hugh Hewitt and current National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien talk about the Chinese Communist Party’s adherence to Marxist/Leninist doctrines.

Larry Elder and Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Kate Anderson look at the Supreme Court ruling to modify the meaning of sex in Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Hugh Hewitt talks with former Defense Secretary Robert Gates about his book, “Exercise of Power: American Failures, Successes and a New Path Forward in a Post-Cold War World.

Dennis Prager and Julie Kelly, of American Greatness, talk about her book, “Disloyal Opposition: How the Never-Trump Right Tried and Failed to Take Down the President.”

Mike Gallagher talks with Larry Elder about his film project, “Uncle Tom.”

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Hugh Hewitt: Phase Four Legislation: What Should Be in It?

Congress is going to pass some sort of “Phase Four” relief package—simply because it must. It will likely be the most significant piece of spending legislation in my adult life.

What should be in it?

We absolutely must rebuild our defense industrial base. A strong defense will be essential for our response to the government whose negligence visited this pandemic on the world: the Chinese Communist Party.

Any subsequent help to the private sector cannot be advanced without liability protection. Federal law must preempt all state tort law concerning liability for coronavirus-related claims of negligence and intentional injury.

The collision with China has also put a new focus on Big Tech. These companies need to be pressed to side forthrightly and finally with the American republic that created the free minds and free markets that gave them birth.

“Phase Four” is shaping up to be the “law of a legislative lifetime.”

There’s no time to spare.

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Hugh Hewitt: The Next Phase in Response to the Coronavirus Challenge

Commendations to Congress—and especially Senate Majority Leader McConnell—on the massive rescue package.

America gets the message: Help is on its way.

But it’s time to do more, Congress. We need a phase four.

Phase one was the $8.3 billion measure on vaccine research.

Phase two was the bill that came from House Democrats—deeply disliked by Republicans but the Senate GOP passed it anyway.

Phase three blew the doors off the normally staid Senate, but will bring tangible help to American workers and businesses, now that it will pass.

But the country still needs a phase four. We need to respond to the purveyor of the plague: The Chinese Communist Party.

China is nearly equal to the United States in economic strength, and superior in stealth and ruthlessness.

The immediate fight is the virus. The larger, long-term battle is with a regime that allowed the virus to leave its shores.

This does not mean war. It means vigilance and deterrence.

It means phase four.

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