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Hugh Hewitt: Obamagate

The explosive news regarding the government’s handling of former National Security Advisor Lieutenant General Michael Flynn and the transition from the period from when President Obama was president to when President Trump took the oath of office ought to have the attention of every American.

President Trump has labeled it Obamagate.

Some have tried to dismiss it or label it as some sort of nutty conspiracy theory or “birtherism” and we should do neither nor allow it.

Obamagate is simply shorthand for the intentional interference with the peaceful, seamless, cooperative transition of power between presidential administrations.

It may not be criminal to mess around with the transition, but it’s certainly destructive of the republic’s greatest political tradition.

Federal Prosecutor John Durham is, no doubt, keenly focused on everything that happened in this period.

Was there a criminal act? Maybe. Wait and see.

Were these events deeply destructive of one of our finest traditions—the peaceful transfer of power? Absolutely.

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Protecting Title IX: Connecticut Track Athletes Push Back

Townhall Review – August 31, 2019

Hugh Hewitt asks retired Admiral James Stavridis about why President Trump is headed to Poland after returning from France and the G-7 conference.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with David Drucker of the Washington Examiner about Chinese economic relations and how it may affect President Trump’s second term quest.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Arizona Governor Doug Ducey about his states’ “Stop Order” solution to stopping mass shootings.

Jennifer Horn talks with Gregg Jarrett of Fox News about the Obama administration’s attempts to undermine the Trump 2016 campaign and then sink his presidency.

Mike Lindell, sitting in for Sebastian Gorka, invites Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, to share about his progress at HUD.

Larry Elder talks with Alliance Defending Freedom counsel Denise Harle about the brave female athletes pushing back against male athletes identifying and competing as females.

Dennis Prager talks with Mary Grabar about her expose’ book, “Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing Fake History that Turned a Generation Against America.”

Mike Gallagher looks at Joe Walsh, Republican, and former Congressman, who just announced that he will challenge President Trump in the upcoming primaries.

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Katie Pavlich: What’s Behind Barr’s Inquiry?


As Attorney General Bill Barr continues his investigation of the investigators, Democrats have repeatedly accused him of betraying his position as the nation’s top law enforcement officer in order to protect the president.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

By launching an investigation into the origins of the FBI’s investigation into the Trump campaign, Barr is looking to protect the civil liberties of all Americans.

Barr has confirmed that the FBI did, in fact, spy on private citizens working for the Trump campaign. Getting to the bottom of whether this was done legally is crucial.

In addition, the American people deserve to know how the Obama administration partnered with the Department of Justice to go after a presidential political opponent. This is an issue every American should be working to prevent in the future.

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Hugh Hewitt: Who’s to Blame in Tensions With Iran?

The Trump administration deserves some credit for seeing Iran clearly.

President Obama did not. His efforts to lure Ayatollah Khomeini into changing the behavior of his rogue regime never had a chance because it began from the premise that appeasement works, but appeasement never does work.

Not with Iran. Not with Russia and the famous “reset” button. And not in the 1994 deal with North Korea.

The appeasement policies of Obama have been abandoned. Good!

Iran is dangerously close to provoking a conflict—and most U.S. media outlets are far behind the news curve.

President Trump has been ably served by National Security Advisor John Bolton—as well as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Both rightly believe that Iran was, is and will remain a rogue regime as long as the radical theocrats remain in power.

It’s not about Bolton or Pompeo.

It’s about the mullahs in Tehran. It has been since 1979.

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The Obama FBI Spied on Trump; Mollie Hemingway Explains the Latest

Townhall Review – May 11, 2019

Hugh Hewitt talks with Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S. about the recent Hamas attacks on Israel.

Mike Gallagher examines the latest Gallup Poll that shows President Trump’s approval rating is on the rise.

Hugh Hewitt and Senator Tom Cotton look at the latest status of the Venezuela situation.

Joe Walsh talks about a video posted by the Philadelphia Muslim Center showing Muslim children singing lyrics that are threatening and dark.

Larry Elder takes issue with Democrat Presidential candidates claiming that race relations in America are in terrible shape and getting worse.

Nigel Farage joins Sebastian Gorka for a talk on the latest regarding Brexit.

Dennis Prager and Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor with The Federalist, talk about the New York Times article about the Obama administration spying on the Trump campaign.

Hugh Hewitt talks to David Brooks about his book, “The Second Mountain: The Quest for the Moral Life.”

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