Tag Archives: President Trump

The President, the Pandemic and the Push to Election Day


Townhall Review – July 11, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and Michael Shear, New York Times White House correspondent, explore the media hatchet job coverage of President Trump’s Mt. Rushmore 4th of July speech.

Dennis Prager talks with Dr. Beau Briese, an emergency room physician at Houston Methodist Hospital, about the “spike” in COVID-19 cases and it’s impact on the hospital and Houston.

Kevin McCullough and Karol Markowicz, of the New York Post, look at the hot topic of mail-in voting.

Sebastian Gorka and Matt Boyle, of Brietbart.com, discuss the countdown to the November election.

Bob Frantz talks with former Congressman Allen West about Larry Elder’s film, “Uncle Tom.”

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk about economic recovery following the pandemic with Andy Puzder, Sr. Fellow at Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Public Policy.

Dennis Prager talks with author Michael Shellenberger about his book, “Apocalypse Never – Why Environment Alarmism Hurts Us All.”

Mike Gallagher showcases Terry Crews’ exchange with CNN’s Don Lemon, critiquing Black Lives Matter.

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Hugh Hewitt: Trump at Mount Rushmore

On Friday night last week, the president gave a stirring and patriotic 4th of July speech at Mount Rushmore.

But the reaction from critics and today’s elite media is more telling even than any criticism I could give of the left.

From the Los Angeles Times: “At Mount Rushmore, Trump uses 4th of July celebration to stoke a culture war.”

And the New York Times: “Trump uses Mount Rushmore speech to deliver divisive culture war message.”

And the Associated Press: “Trump pushes racial division, flouts virus rules at Rushmore.”

And I could go on and on.

When you’ve got the left saying up is down and blue is red, then you’ve got obviously an inversion of truth and objectivity in the media.

The need for alternative voices—like mine—and alternative outlets—like the one you’re listening to right now—has never been greater.

Simply put: President Trump’s speech was one of his best.

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Jerry Bowyer: An Opportunity for Trump

President Trump is officially launching his re-election campaign on June 20th in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Before Tulsa’s black residents were massacred by a racist mob in 1921, Tulsa was home to what was known as “Black Wall Street”—a hub for an emerging class of affluent black entrepreneurs.

In the decades after the Civil War, former slave Booker T. Washington spear-headed the creation of a black entrepreneurial class through his Tuskegee Institute—rooted in the Biblical foundations of human dignity and the merit of hard-work: Washington wrote that the black slave came out of bondage “with a hammer and a saw in his hands and a Bible in his hands.”

The president has an opportunity to shift the conversation towards the heroic successes of black people—despite the troubling history.

He can shift the focus from victimhood to victory. I hope he uses it.

 

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Amidst Unrest, President Trump Presses for Order


Chris Stigall talks with White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley about President Trump’s walk to St. John’s Church and the subsequent controversy.

Hugh Hewitt and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton talk about the unrest following the killing of George Floyd.

Hugh Hewitt talks with David Drucker, of the Washington Examiner, about the political consequences of this awful week.

Jenn Horn and Don Dix, 870 The Answer in Los Angeles, talks with Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, and resident of Santa Monica, California, about what he experienced as the protests morphed into rioting, destruction, and looting.

Hugh Hewitt and Wisconsin Congressmen Mike Gallagher talk about China taking advantage of unrest in the U.S. and around the world to advance their agendas.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Patrick Hughes, President of the Liberty Justice Center, about Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker banning Salem radio host Amy Jacobson because she had asked him hard questions.

Hugh Hewitt and Iowa Senator Joni Ernst talk about her book, “Daughter of the Heartland – An Ode to the Country that Raised Me.”

Dennis Prager talks about the protests and the destructive rioting that he calls a dark day in Los Angeles Police Department history.

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