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Lanhee Chen: A Solid Choice for a Critical Post

President Trump has picked Robert O’Brien to serve as his National Security Adviser, and he couldn’t have made a better choice for such an important job.

I have known and worked with Robert for years. He is a man of high integrity who has a deep understanding of the national security challenges facing our country. O’Brien is cool under pressure and highly capable of dealing with the thorniest global issues. He is committed to keeping Americans safe, rebuilding our military, and working to promote President Trump’s “America First” foreign policy at a critical time.

Robert takes the job at a time when there are significant national security challenges around the world. But Americans should take comfort in knowing that Robert O’Brien will be counseling President Trump on the best way to address these challenges.

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Jim Caviezel, Star of “Paul, Apostle of Christ,” Issues Challenge to Moviegoers


Townhall Review – March 31, 2018

Hugh Hewitt talks with Lanhee Chen, policy expert and Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, about President Donald Trump naming former United Nations ambassador John Bolton as his next National Security Advisor, which has been criticized by some left-wing pundits. Michael Medved takes on the media’s coverage of The March for Our Lives that took place in Washington D.C. last week. The movie “Paul, Apostle of Christ” opened in theaters last weekend and the movie’s star, Jim Caviezel, discusses his passion for his faith with Salem host Mike Gallagher. Charlotte Pence, daughter of Vice President Mike Pence, has a newly-released children’s book, “Marlon Bundo: A Day in the Life of the Vice President.” Karen Pence, the Second Lady, wife to Mike Pence, and the illustrator for the book, joins her daughter in a conversation with Larry Elder. Michael Medved takes on former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens’ call to eliminate the Second Amendment. Dennis Prager takes one more look at the March for Our Lives.

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Hugh Hewitt: Supporting Our Troops in Dangerous Times

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Recently an Iranian drone came within 100 yards of an American F-18 in the Persian Gulf. After a U.S. Navy ship fired warning shot, an Iran Navy patrol boat charged our ship before veering away.

Recently I asked National Security Advisor General H. R. McMaster if the rules of engagement for U.S. forces operating in close proximity to the increasingly reckless Iranian forces were clear. General McMaster gave an emphatic “yes”—and also noted that President Trump would stand behind any American commander taking steps to protect his soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines.

This was a great message to hear from National Security Advisor McMaster—especially given the many dangers our forces are facing down around the planet.

He made it clear that he is—and the President is—backing up American troops in harm’s way. It’s been too many years since such a policy was explicitly stated and backed by the Commander in Chief.

Good for McMaster.

Good for President Trump.

And good for our military.

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THR 2/25/17: H.R. McMaster: A Legendary General

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Hugh Hewitt interviews Richard Haass, who serves as president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the importance of the National Security Adviser role. Hewitt asks Senator Tom Cotton why he is pleased with President Trump’s pick of General McMaster to be the next National Security Adviser. Michael Medved says that General McMaster is exactly who Trump and the nation need to fill the NSA role. Medved highlights the latest round of anti-Trump protests and explains why they are backfiring on the left. Medved reads excerpts from a column that is full of hysteria about how one has to parent a child during the Trump era. Mike Gallagher brings on National Review’s Rich Lowry to explain how Sweden is in deep trouble over their immigration problems. Hewitt chats with Archbishop Chaput about his new book, “Strangers in a Strange Land.” Dennis Prager looks at how California is more concerned with global warming rather than its crumbling infrastructure that needs to be fixed now.

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