Tag Archives: John Bolton

Elections in Israel; Terrorist Designation for Iran; Pressing for Freedom in Venezuela

Townhall Review – April 13, 2019

Hugh Hewitt talks with Admiral James Stavridis about the recent Israeli election and its effect on Mideast stability.

Candace Owens, Communications Director of Turning Point USA testified before the House Judiciary Committee and Sebastian Gorka comments.

Mike Gallagher comments on President Trump’s latest poll numbers.

Dennis Prager comments on what the Bible has to say about capital punishment.

Hugh Hewitt talks with National Security Advisor John Bolton, who offers a revealing look at Iran and the future of Venezuela.

Dennis Prager and Ben Shapiro, editor of the Daily Wire, talk about Shapiro’s new book, The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great.

Ed Martin talks with Dr. Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, about the punishment of Christian college students who profess their faith.

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Democrats Feel the Heat at the State of the Union

Townhall Review – February 9, 2019

Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator Marco Rubio about President Trump’s State of the Union address.

Kevin McCullough speaks with The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel about the Democrat’s reactions during the State of the Union.

Hugh Hewitt talks with John Bolton, National Security Advisor to President Trump, about the situation in Venezuela.

Mike Gallagher talks about a Victor Davis Hanson article titled “The Progressive Race to the Bottom.”

Hugh Hewitt talks with Chris Christie about the 2016 presidential campaign and his book Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics.

Sebastian Gorka discusses the Virginia abortion law with investigative reporter Sara Carter.

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FBI Investigation Grows More Precarious


Townhall Review – January 19, 2019

Andrew McCarthy, columnist for the National Review, joins Hugh Hewitt to talk about the FBI investigation that asks if President Trump is a Russian “mole.” Dennis Prager and Fox News analyst Gregg Jarrett take a look at what Prager says is, “corruption of some of the elite parts of the United States government.” Following Hugh Hewitt’s trip with National security adviser John Bolton to the Middle East, they discuss the high tension that exists there. Dennis Prager takes a look at the proposed, and even shocking, health curriculum of the California Department of Education. Dennis Prager talks with Carol Swain, founder and president of Be the People Project, who is conservative, and black, a combination that has some people strangely upset. Hugh Hewitt asks Alex Berenson about his book, Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence. Sebastian Gorka talks to baseball great Curt Schilling about his relationship with ESPN, a relationship that didn’t last because of his conservative bent.

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Lanhee Chen: Encouraging Developments on North Korea


When it comes to North Korea, the old adage of “Trust, but verify” isn’t nearly enough. We should—absolutely—be skeptical of the rogue regime’s claims. And we should, of course, hold them accountable for whatever promises they might make.

But we should still be encouraged by Kim Jong Un’s recent statements that he wants peace and is committed to stopping his nuclear weapons tests.

A lot of hard work stands between where we are and where we want to go, but the Trump Administration deserves credit for bringing us this far. The key question is whether President Trump can produce a deal that completely ends that country’s nuclear weapons program.

In his efforts, Trump is assisted by an all-star team of aides: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Adviser John Bolton, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.  If anyone can get this right, we should have confidence in this team.

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Violence in the Middle East and 50 Years After the Violent Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.


Townhall Review – April 7, 2018

Hugh Hewitt talks with Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S about the upcoming 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence and the bloody Palestinian protest at Israel’s border. Hugh Hewitt and Jeffrey Goldberg, editor in chief for The Atlantic, discuss Goldberg’s interview with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman. Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine Graduate School of Public Policy, sits down with Ed Martin, regarding the electoral process. Oklahoma and Kentucky teachers are making noise, their red state politicians are listening and Michael Medved is talking about it. Larry Elder turns to Dr. Sebastian Gorka, former advisor to the President, for more about the appointment of John Bolton as Director of the NSA. Michael Medved caught up with South Carolina’s Congressman Trey Gowdy and Senator Tim Scott, who have collaborated on a book project. Marking the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Michael Medved turns to Jason Riley to talk about his latest Wall Street Journal piece about the message of Dr. King that is a challenge to much of what we see from activists today.

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