Tag Archives: President Obama

Obamagate: Democrats Abandon the Constitution


Townhall Review – May 23, 2020

Sebastian Gorka talks about his early years in Hungary, the birthplace of his parents, and explains why he is deeply troubled by what he sees threatening the freedom of America today.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Fred Fleitz, former CIA analyst, about a recently declassified memo that Susan Rice allegedly sent to herself detailing a meeting between former President Obama, Vice President Biden and others where withholding information from the incoming administration was discussed.

Hugh Hewitt and Washington Examiner correspondent Byron York talk about district judge Emmet Sullivan’s delaying tactics in the DOJ effort to dismiss the case against General Michael Flynn.

Sebastian Gorka talks with writer and China expert Victor Davis Hanson about the distrust of the Communist Chinese regime and why it’s time to take our business elsewhere.

Dennis Prager and Pete Hegseth of Fox and Friends talk about how state governors coast to coast are taking advantage of emergency powers to lock down everything from parks to churches.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook, about the decision of Facebook to appoint an oversight board to decide what is and isn’t truth.

Dennis Prager talks with Vice President Mike Pence about overzealous blue-state governors penalizing churches under what may be a violation of religious liberty.

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Feisty Debate Turns Sour for Mayor Bloomberg


Townhall Review – February 22, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer following the contentious Democratic debate and where the Dems now stand.

Larry Elder looks at the robust economy under President Trump, so robust that former President Obama is trying to claim credit.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton about the possible origins of the Coronavirus outbreak in China.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Dr. Karlyn Borysenko, a life-long Democrat, about her viral article, “After Attending a Trump Rally, I Realized Democrats Are Not Ready For 2020.”

Larry Elder and Heather MacDonald, author of the book “War on Cops,” take a look at former New York Mayor and Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg’s “Stop and Frisk” policy.

Dennis Prager talks with Alliance Defending Freedom attorney Kristen Waggoner about their suit in Connecticut challenging transgender sports competition in girls athletics.

Dennis Prager talks about Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, who doesn’t seem to understand the reality of communism in China.

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Lanhee Chen: Russian Meddling and the Mueller Report

While Democrats and Republicans argue over what to make of the Mueller Report, one thing is abundantly clear from its hundreds of pages:

Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election should not have come as a surprise to anyone—let alone President Obama and others in his administration who were asleep at the switch when it happened.

The Mueller Report is a stinging indictment of President Obama’s failure to deal forcefully and directly with the Russian threat. Russia had interfered in elections in the former Soviet Republics and throughout Europe in the years leading up to 2016. And their efforts to subvert US elections were known to officials as early as 2014. Other reports even suggest that national security officials who wanted a more aggressive response to Russian activities were ordered to “stand down” by President Obama’s national security adviser, Susan Rice.

There are no signs that the Russians plan to let up in their efforts to meddle in our democracy. Here’s to hoping President Trump doesn’t repeat the mistakes of his predecessor.

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Assad Threatens Again; Obama Reenters the Stage


Townhall Review – September 15, 2018

Hugh Hewitt and Congressman Mike Gallagher take a look at the crisis in Syria, with Assad threatening to use chemical weapons. Michael Medved questions the importance of the anonymous New York Times op-ed that Democrats are salivating over. Mark Davis comments on former President Obama breaking past-president protocol, publicly criticizing the current President and the Republican Party. Google’s CEO snubs the U.S. Senate, ignoring a request to talk about media censorship. Dennis Prager and Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy discuss the media bias against Prager University. Michael Medved’s guest, John Bozzella, President and CEO of Global Automakers, says recent tariffs imposed by President Trump are causing auto prices to soar. Hugh Hewitt talks with Ken Starr, who’s Special Counsel work lead to President Clinton’s impeachment, about the likelihood of Trump’s impeachment. Dennis Prager and his producer Allen Estrin discuss President Trump’s phone call with Jewish leaders in media and politics.

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Trump Shifts on Border Issue: Uses Executive Order to Keep Families Together


Townhall Review – June 23, 2018

Hugh Hewitt shares his reaction to the IG report saying the FBI has let us down. Michael Medved and Andrew McCarthy, former Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney, and long-time friend of James Comey, also discuss the report. Hugh Hewitt and Senator Tom Cotton talk about illegal immigration and the separation of children from their parents. Mike Gallagher and Rich Lowry of the National Review attempt to explain the illegal immigration family separation issue. Larry Elder put together a string of tough talk on immigration from both the Left and the Right that include President Clinton, Senator Harry Reid and President Obama. Dennis Prager and Gina Pastore discuss her book, Picking Up My Shattered PiecesMike Gallagher highlights why certain news stories are deemed “more worthy” of media attention.

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Albert Mohler: An Opportunity for Congress After DACA

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Since the Trump Administration announced the end of President Obama’s DACA policy, the nation now turns to Congress to determine what should be done about the “dreamers,” those 800,000 young people brought illegally to the U.S. as children who are now hoping for a future in America.

It is vital that we make an important distinction made often in our American courts: namely, the distinction between what is constitutional and what is right.

Justice Antonin Scalia is famous for saying that a policy can be stupid but not unconstitutional. Similarly, a policy may achieve a righteous end, but the means of doing so may be unconstitutional. Such is the case with DACA.
There has to be a way of getting to what the DACA policy was attempting to do, but that does not circumvent Congress, and it’s now Congress’ responsibility.

President Trump has given Congress six months to act legislatively and decisively to guarantee the same kind of security to DACA recipients. Now is the time for Congress to act.

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Hugh Hewitt: An Opportunity After DACA

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President Trump recently announced that he intends to end President Obama’s executive action called DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which prevents the deportation of persons brought illegally to the United States as children. The Trump Administration will renew DACA permits for the next six months in order to give Congress time to act to protect the “Dreamers.”

Now, let’s make one thing abundantly clear: DACA is unconstitutional. The president said in 2010 and 2011, President Obama, that it would be unlawful for a president to take the kind of action that he eventually did indeed take. The state attorneys general who were preparing to challenge the constitutionality of that executive order in court would certainly have been successful.

In fact, President Trump did a favor to every DACA kid by providing a ripeness argument so that courts may delay ruling DACA unconstitutional, as they surely will.

Now is the time for Republicans and Democrats to come together to provide a solution for the 800,000 people in their 20s and 30s currently protected under DACA, while simultaneously cutting off the flow of illegal immigration into our country.

For more information, listen to Hugh Hewitt interview Tom Cotton on DACA.

 

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