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Amidst Unrest, President Trump Presses for Order


Chris Stigall talks with White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley about President Trump’s walk to St. John’s Church and the subsequent controversy.

Hugh Hewitt and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton talk about the unrest following the killing of George Floyd.

Hugh Hewitt talks with David Drucker, of the Washington Examiner, about the political consequences of this awful week.

Jenn Horn and Don Dix, 870 The Answer in Los Angeles, talks with Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, and resident of Santa Monica, California, about what he experienced as the protests morphed into rioting, destruction, and looting.

Hugh Hewitt and Wisconsin Congressmen Mike Gallagher talk about China taking advantage of unrest in the U.S. and around the world to advance their agendas.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Patrick Hughes, President of the Liberty Justice Center, about Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker banning Salem radio host Amy Jacobson because she had asked him hard questions.

Hugh Hewitt and Iowa Senator Joni Ernst talk about her book, “Daughter of the Heartland – An Ode to the Country that Raised Me.”

Dennis Prager talks about the protests and the destructive rioting that he calls a dark day in Los Angeles Police Department history.

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Hugh Hewitt: The Real Story of Election 2016


There have been a number of releases of late where we are seeing substantive investigative works of journalism on the 2016 election that blindsided the pundit and the political classes and gave us President Trump.

Salena Zito and Brad Todd in their remarkable book titled “The Great Revolt” have shifted the focus from candidate Trump to the voters who elected him president, creating the electoral earthquake of 2016. So did Dan Balz in the Washington Post.

All of this on the seismic shift in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin and yes, Ohio.

We’re starting to get a more nuanced picture of the “why” behind this quake. The key theme is status—a fundamental conviction that elites of LA, Silicon Valley, Manhattan and Washington wore a collective, fixed sneer toward their “lessers” between the coasts. Midwestern swing voters felt, to use the cliché from sports, “disrespected.”

This is the real story of 2016.

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