The Bill Bennett Show
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What’s really going on inside the Trump White House? As an advisor to the new administration and someone who has served in two Republican White Houses, Bill Bennett will explain the Trump agenda in clear and candid terms and give you a behind-the-scenes look at the new president through interviews with the highest members of his administration and inner circle. Let Bill Bennett be your guide to Washington D.C. and all things Trump-related.
||CleanThe Roy Moore Predicament||Bill shares his thoughts on the Roy Moore situation and how Republicans should handle it. Next, Bill welcomes Steve Wynn back to the show to discuss the Democrats' wins in last week's elections as well as the president's important trip to Asia. Then, Bill talks with John Hinderaker about the Roy Moore predicament and whether or not Attorney General Jeff Sessions should appoint more special prosecutors to go after Democrat scandals. Finally, Bill interviews Joel Farkas of the American Strategy Group about the "experts" who predicted that Pres. Trump would ruin the country and the economy and why none of that is coming true.||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Address the Problems of Evil in a Free Society||Bill recounts his debate with Michael Chertoff, former secretary of homeland security, over Pres. Trump's travel ban and immigration policies. Then Bill discusses Tuesday's election results and interviews Sen. James Risch, a key member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, about Pres. Trump's Asia trip and his handling of North Korea and China. Finally, Bill talks with Brian Kennedy about the spree of recent attacks in America and how we should address the problems of evil in a free society.||11/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIslamic Terrorism Strikes NYC Again||Bill shares his thoughts on the terror attack in New York City and how we should respond, particularly when it comes to the visa lottery program that allowed the attacker to come to the U.S. Then, Bill talks with Congressman Ron DeSantis about the attack, our immigration policies, and how Republicans should respond to the latest developments in the "Trump dossier" scandal. Bill interviews Congressman David Brat about the GOP plans for tax reform and what we can expect to see this week. Finally, Bill discusses Pres. Trump's potential nominees for Fed Chairman and how Trump should reform NAFTA with Joel Farkas of the American Strategy Group.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean'Trump Dossier' Scandal Reaches New Heights||Bill shares his thoughts on President Trump's major opioid address this week and explains how we can win the war on drugs. Then Bill interviews Byron York about the remarkable and growing scandal regarding Hillary Clinton, the FBI and the "Trump dossier." Finally, Bill has a fascinating, in-depth conversation with David Gelernter about Trump's presidency, artificial intelligence and the future of America and technology.||10/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill Meets With President Trump||Bill recaps his meeting with President Trump and speech at the Values Voter Summit. Then he talks with Andy McCarthy about Trump's decision to decertify the Iran deal and end the Obamacare insurance bailouts. Bill also talks about U.S. forces crushing ISIS and the ongoing war against radical Islam with Brian Kennedy of the American Strategy Group. Finally, Bill continues his conversation with Steve Wynn. The two discuss race in America and how American's true colors have shown bright in the wake of the recent hurricanes.||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy Are France and India Copying Pres. Trump's Economic Agenda?||Bill begins the podcast by sharing his thoughts on the big political stories of the week and why Pres. Trump has won the debate over the NFL and anthem protests. Next, Bill discusses the latest developments out of Las Vegas and highlights Steve Wynn's recent comments about the killer and how to prevent another attack. Then Bill talks with Mollie Hemingway about why Republicans need to seize the "Trump Moment" and get their agenda through before the upcoming elections. Finally, Joel Farkas of the American Strategy Group joins the show to explain why countries like France and India – not exactly right-wing governments – are copying Pres. Trump's economic agenda and why no one is giving Trump credit for it.||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs Gun Control the Answer to Las Vegas?||Bill shares his thoughts on the horrific attack in Las Vegas and responds to Democrats' calls for greater gun control. He reflects on how well President Trump and the First Lady have handled this string of catastrophes, from the hurricanes in Houston, Florida and Puerto Rico and now the mass murder in Las Vegas. Bill also shares more of his interview with Steve Wynn, one of the titans of industry in Las Vegas, and some very prescient thoughts Wynn had about the security risks Las Vegas faces and what he's done to try and improve security at his properties.||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPres. Trump vs. the NFL||Bill talks with Robert Costa of the Washington Post about Roy Moore's win in Alabama, the failure of the GOP to repeal Obamacare, the debut of the Republican tax reform plan and what this all means for President Donald Trump. Then, Bill continues his interview with Steve Wynn about the RNC's record-fundraising hauls and why the Republican message continues to resonate throughout the country. Finally, Bill jumps into the NFL's national anthem controversy with Brian Kennedy of the American Strategy Group. The two defend Trump's position and explain why a lack of U.S. history knowledge is behind so many of our country's problems today.||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill's Exclusive Interview with RNC Finance Chair Steve Wynn||Bill talks with RNC Finance Chair Steve Wynn about the RNC's record fundraising hauls. In just the month of July, the RNC outraised the DNC by over $6 million! Then Bill talks with Laura Ingraham about her new show on Fox News and how Pres. Trump is doing so far. After that, Bill analyzes Pres. Trump's big UN speech with Conrad Black. Finally, Bill tackles the issue of income inequality with Joel Farkas.||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Greatest Education Success Story in America Today||Bill talks with Eva Moskowitz, founder and CEO of Success Academy Charter Schools, about the incredible success of her poor, disadvantaged inner-city students. Bill also shares his own thoughts on the rapid growth of Antifa and the violent Left and how it's creeping into mainstream politics. Then he talks with Professor John Marini about the rise of identity politics in America, why it's so harmful to our republic and how President Trump is fighting back and trying to bring Americans together.||9/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Pres. Trump Finally Solve the Immigration Problem?||Bill talks with Byron York about Pres. Trump's decision on DACA and if the president is setting up a deal that will finally secure the border and build the wall and in return grant a pathway to legalization for the "dreamers." Then, it's back to school week and Bill talks with Checker Finn about the state of American education and what schools are doing the best job of lifting disadvantaged students to education excellence. Finally, Bill dives into the debate over race, monuments and American history with Joel Farkas.||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanScandal Erupts When Professors Argue That All Cultures Are Not Equal||Amy Wax and Larry Alexander, professors of law at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of San Diego, respectively, wrote an op-ed recently which argued that not all cultures are equal. In response, many of their colleagues in higher education went berserk. Bill interviews Prof. Wax about the op-ed and the controversy that erupted. Then Bill talks with Congressman Ron DeSantis about his proposal to rein in the Mueller investigation and stop it from turning into a witch hunt out to get Pres. Trump. Finally, Bill and Brian Kennedy discuss how Pres. Trump has handled the major crises before him, particularly Hurricane Harvey and the continued aggression of North Korea.||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy the Left Is Wrong About Monuments, Trump and White Supremacists||Bill explains why the movement to rid the country of statues and monuments of anyone linked to slavery or the Confederacy is wrong. He also discusses why the effort to link President Trump and his supporters to white supremacists will backfire on liberals. Then Bill has a hilarious conversation with Steve Wynn about lessons learned from marriage and life.||8/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReflections on Charlottesville||Bill shares his thoughts on the violence and protests in Charlottesville. He explains why the police and authorities should have done more to stop the violence and how they let the protests spiral out of control. He also defends President Trump's handling of the situation and blasts those who are trying to link Trump and conservatives to white supremacists.||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs America on the Verge of War with North Korea?||Bill shares his thoughts on the escalating situation with North Korea and the chances that Pres. Trump will launch an attack. Then Bill talks with Alan Dershowitz, one of the sharpest legal minds in the country, about the Mueller investigation and whether Mueller is out to get Pres. Trump. Bill also continues his exclusive interview with Steve Wynn. The two discuss the dangerous polarization in America today and how we can recover. Finally, Bill talks with Joel Farkas about geopolitics and the quest for world dominance by Russia, China and other countries that threaten the safety of the world.||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanExclusive Interview with Secretary of Energy Rick Perry||Bill welcomes the new Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry, to the show and the two discuss the administration's efforts to boost American energy exports, including the major announcement of a new deal to export U.S. coal to Ukraine. Bill also shares his own thoughts on the wild week in Washington politics and the selection of Gen. Kelly to be the new White House Chief of Staff. Then, Bill talks with Steve Wynn, Chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, about his new game-changing resort in Boston and how he continues to stay ahead of his competition.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShould Attorney General Jeff Sessions Step Down?||Bill is joined by Brian Kennedy and the two discuss the latest news regarding the GOP's attempt to repeal Obamacare. They also debate whether or not Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign and if Pres. Trump is handling the situation properly. Then Steve Wynn, the Finance Chair of the RNC, joins Bill to discuss the RNC's record fundraising haul and how the party plans to build on its majorities in Congress.||7/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs America More Divided Now Than Ever Before?||The Senate Republican's health care bill is now sidelined. Bill shares his thoughts on what this means for Pres. Trump's agenda and the future of the GOP majority. Putting aside the Civil War, is America more divided now than ever before? Bill tackles that question with one of America's great historians, Dr. Allen Guelzo. Finally, with college football season right around the corner, Bill talks with Phil Steele, the best college football expert in the country.||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAre Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails Evidence of Collusion with Russia?||Bill shares his thoughts on the release of Donald Trump Jr.'s emails and what the political fallout will be. Then Bill dives into the Trump economy with Steve Moore and discusses with him whether we'll ever see three or four percent economic growth again. Are North Korea's latest missile launches an attempt – aided by China – to test the strength of the Trump administration? Brian Kennedy explains what's going on with North Korea and China and how Pres. Trump should respond.||7/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFireworks in North Korea; Trump vs. the Media||Bill discusses the breaking news of North Korea's successful intercontinental ballistic missile test with Gordon Chang. Then he talks with Joel Farkas about the media's war with Pres. Trump and why Trump should not back off. Finally, Seth Leibsohn and Chris Buskirk join Bill to discuss their new book "American Greatness" and why so many "experts" underestimated Donald Trump and got the 2016 election wrong.||7/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPres. Trump's Travel Ban Is Vindicated.||Bill discusses Pres. Trump's big win before the Supreme Court after it upholds most of his travel ban.||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDoes the Democratic party need to do an autopsy?||Bill talks about the Georgia special election and the Democratic party's problems.||6/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWind and Solar Can't Replace Oil, Coal and Gas.||Bill talks to Mark Mills of the Manhattan Institute about the Paris Accord.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFBI Director James Comey Testifies Before Congress||Bill and John Hinderaker sift through the media hysteria surrounding James Comey's testimony before Congress.||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Man Who Keeps Terrorists Awake at Night||Bill applauds Defense Sec. Jim Mattis for the administration's strategy to annihilate ISIS.||5/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Mass Murder in Manchester||Bill calls out the weak responses to the terrorist attack in Manchester and explains why we need to get tougher in the war against radical Islam both at home in the U.S. and abroad.||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean"Impeach Trump!" Making Sense of the Latest Democratic Hysteria.||Bill dives into the latest controversies surrounding Pres. Trump and James Comey with guest Andy McCarthy.||5/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWas Pres. Trump Right to Fire James Comey?||Bill weighs in on Pres. Trump's decision to fire James Comey.||5/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrump's Next 100 Days||Bill talks with Brian Kennedy about lessons learned from Trump's first 100 days and how he should spend his next 100.||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Conversation With the Country's Best New Governor||Bill interviews Eric Greitens, former Navy SEAL and now Missouri Governor, about his early success in bringing jobs to Missouri.||4/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIllegal Immigration Is Down. Does Pres. Trump Get Credit?||Immigration expert Mark Krikorian explains how Donald Trump has already helped slow illegal immigration.||4/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHHS Secretary Tom Price Joins Bill for an Exclusive Interview||Sec. Tom Price explains why Obamacare is collapsing.||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSusan Rice and the "Unmasking" Bombshell||Bill and Byron York discuss the latest revelations surrounding Susan Rice.||4/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPres. Trump Needs a Win||After the health care debacle, Bill explains how Pres. Trump can get some wins under his belt.||3/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWill the GOP Plan to Fix Obamacare Fail?||Bill gives his thoughts on the GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare and comments on the passing of rock and roll legend Chuck Berry.||3/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Conservative Opposition to Paul Ryan's Obamacare Replacement||Senator Tom Cotton explains the conservative opposition to Speaker Paul Ryan's Obamacare replacement.||3/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaul Ryan Says He's Confident GOP Alternative to Obamacare Will Pass||Speaker of the House Paul Ryan explains how the GOP alternative to Obamacare works and why he's confident it will pass.||3/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Best Speech of President Trump's Political Career||Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich joins Bill.||3/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVice President Mike Pence joins Bill||Vice President Mike Pence joins Bill for an exclusive interview.||2/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBill Bennett Teaser Episode||The Bill Bennett Show launches Thursday February 23rd!||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
So glad he is back. The interview with VP Pence is great!
Finally a podcast that brings out the personable side of those we only hear criticism for. It is so refreshing to get to know those in the news as real people with real values and real character in the real world. Thanks Mr. Bennett for a down to earth look at the people we are to going to be hearing about for years to come. I can't wait for the next episode.
Full disclosure: I'm on the left side of moderate and firmly anti-Trump, but I downloaded this in hopes of hearing legitimate, non-hyperbolic policy and info that - who knows? - could allay my fears about the horrid direction of Trump's presidency. What we have in this podcast, instead, is more GOP backslapping and congrats with probing questions of Mr. Pence like, "what's your morning like? What about your breakfast?"
This podcast COULD overcome the incredible propaganda-machine that is Trump ('alternative facts' and all), enhancing the president's oversimplification of complex issues and give us true policy. (After all, as the disciples say in this episode, they've got the best group behind Trump since Reagan - but more conservative). Instead we get more false hope and self-congratulatory tripe.
If you want some assurances like I did that there are real policy-makers and professionals working on our behalf, don't tune in - this offers nothing but the president's line with little backup to assure those of us frightened by the trajectory of this presidency. Very disappointing. Trump is attacking the "fake news" media, and this is a chance to do it "right" (pun intended). It doesn't rise to the occasion. I'll keep listening- maybe I'll be proven wrong. But so far I'm unimpressed.