Tag Archives: Mike Pompeo

The Left Grows Bold in a Divided Nation

Townhall Review – August 1, 2020

Hugh Hewitt examines the House Democrat’s tactics during U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s testimony before the House.

Dennis Prager talks with Andy Ngo about the violent unrest in the city of Portland, Oregon.

Hugh Hewitt and Wisconsin Senator Mike Gallagher talk about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech where the Secretary said to “distrust and verify,” communist China.

Bob Frantz talks with black conservative and member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Peter Kirsanow about “systemic racism.”

Larry Elder turns to Bob Woodson, civil rights leader and founder of the Woodson Center, to talk about his criticism of the 1619 Project as a re-working of history.

Sebastian Gorka and former U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy talk about former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge’s criticism of federal efforts to stop Antifa’s attacks on federal buildings.

Mike Gallagher looks at Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s recent comment calling President Trump a racist.

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Lanhee Chen: A Clear-Eyed View of China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave a major speech last week, outlining a new approach to dealing with China. For many years, American policymakers have assumed that as China became more prosperous, it would become freer, more open and a responsible member of the international community.

We now know these assumptions were wrong.

So what do we do about it?

The Trump Administration is proposing a more clear-eyed view of China. We must recognize that the Chinese Communist Party is espousing a morally bankrupt ideology. Communism and socialism have never worked, and never will. We must, in Pompeo’s words, “engage and empower the Chinese people.”

And we must also join with the free nations of the world to push back on the ideology of the Chinese Communist Party. Pompeo suggested a new alliance of democracies.

That’s exactly the kind of bold action we need—to meet this great challenge of our time.

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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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Lanhee Chen: China Steps Back on Promise to Hong Kong

China has now moved to exert more control over Hong Kong, ending the special treatment that was guaranteed to it when the former British colony was turned over to Beijing’s control in 1997. At the time, China promised Hong Kong would be governed for 50 years under the principle of “one country, two systems.” In other words, Hong Kong would retain its own legal system and police force through 2047.

But President Xi Jinping of China is now breaking that promise by imposing a sweeping new national security law on Hong Kong that would criminalize acts of protest against the Chinese government.

The American response was swift and appropriately strong—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo formally declared that the U.S. no longer considers Hong Kong autonomous from China.

It’s a move with numerous ramifications that will surely provoke Beijing, but sends the unmistakable signal that our support for the freedom-loving people of Hong Kong will not waver.

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Getting America Back on Track


Townhall Review – April 25, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the deception China funneled to much of the planet via the World Health Organization.

Sebastian Gorka and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani talk about America’s resilience during crisis.

Hugh Hewitt talks with National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien about the Chinese government’s lack of transparency and how that affects combating COVID-19 and other viruses that originated in China.

Kevin McCullough and Gordon Chang talk about the dangers of China and their impact on the world around them.

Hugh Hewitt talks with U.S. Attorney General William Barr about the challenges facing and actions taken by President Trump in combating the Coronavirus.

Dennis Prager talks with Dr. Vladimir Zelenko about his methods of treating patients infected with COVID-19.

Hugh Hewitt and David Cortman, senior counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, talk about defending the rights of churches as restrictions are being placed on gatherings to combat COVID-19.

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Democrats Hijack Stimulus to Push Progressive Agenda

Townhall Review – March 28, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator Tom Cotton about the Democrat attempt to add “pork” to the Senate’s stimulus bill.

Hugh Hewitt and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discuss how America is holding the line especially vis a vis China.

Mike Gallagher talks with the “My Pillow Guy,” Mike Lindell about how his company is gearing up to produce medical masks instead of pillows.

Chris Stigall talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and advisor to President Trump about his relationship with the President.

Hugh Hewitt and Pete Peterson, Dean of the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine, talk about their student’s involvement in the effort to keep Californians informed during this crisis.

Sebastian Gorka looks at the timeline of events in China that lead up to the Coronavirus crisis.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Arthur Brooks, author of books on love and happiness, about overcoming fear during these difficult times.

Sebastian Gorka talks with Jon Patton of The Gun Collective about the brisk business gun shops are seeing that might be related to the Coronavirus crisis.

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