The Ben Domenech Podcast

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The Ben Domenech Podcast

Each week Ben Domenech offers his perspective on the latest news of the day. With a new episode available twice weekly, the program welcomes politicians, authors, musicians and journalists for engaging interviews that go beyond the day’s headlines.

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Recorded just hours before Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Biden reached a deal on the debt ceiling, Ben sits down with Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) to discuss the inside scoop on the negotiations. Plus, they discuss the fallout from the Durham report. Later, they discuss some of the intricacies of Republican party politics in Arizona, and what Republicans can do moving forward to make the state red again.

Today, Ben is joined by Cause of Action attorney, Eric Bolinder, in a case on behalf of New Jersey fishermen who challenge the federal government’s attempt to unlawfully force them to pay monitoring fees without congressional approval. The case would challenge the 'Chevron' precedent and could significantly change federal agencies' power scope.

On this episode, Ben sits down with Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) to discuss his new book Manhood: The Masculine Virtues America Needs. Senator Hawley argues that the character of men and the male virtue that goes along with it is a necessary ingredient to a functioning society and a healthy, free republic.

Author Evan Nierman joins Ben to discuss his new book, The Cancel Culture Curse: From Rage to Redemption in a World Gone Mad. They discuss why cancel culture has become so pervasive in American life, as well as how specifically to fight back against it.

Today, Ben sits down with Senior Fellow at the American Federation for Children, Corey DeAngelis to discuss the President of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten's troublesome Capitol Hill testimony as well as the battle for school choice. Later, they dive into Corey's new book, Mediocrity: 40 Ways Government Schools are Failing Today's Students.

Ben is joined by the 47th Vice President Of The United States Michael Richard Pence. Ben and the former Vice President discuss the need to highlight fiscal responsibility as the nation faces a serious debt crisis in the near future, and social security insolvency further down the road. Plus, Vice President shares his opinion on why he believes some January 6th protestors have been unfairly painted with a broad brush and the need for real election integrity. Later, he explains how as President he would handle Chinese aggression towards Taiwan.

Ben sits down with former Michigan Congressman Peter Meijer to give an inside look at what he believes America's greatest challenges are from an institutional, political, and cultural perspective. Drawing from his term in Congress and military service, Peter discusses what he believes are the biggest structural flaws in the current partisan environment, and whether or not those can be solved with a new generation of leaders.

Ben sits down with The Vice Chairman of the America First Policy Institute Center for American Security, Frederick Fleitz. They discuss where a future administration could build upon former President Trump's foreign policy accomplishments. Plus, they look at how leaders can go about thinning out a federal bureaucracy that would work to undermine America First policies at every turn.

On this episode, Ben sits down with the Host of The Re-Education Podcast and Fellow at the Clements Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin, Eli Lake. They discuss the merits of Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg's prosecution of former President Donald Trump. Plus, they examine how this will affect the 2024 Presidential Election.

On this episode, Ben sits down with former South Carolina Congressman and Host of The Trey Gowdy Podcast, Trey Gowdy. Ben and Trey discuss how politics have changed since they began following politics. Plus, Trey gives an inside look at the halls of Capitol Hill and explains the uphill challenges of fixing many of Congress' broken institutions.

On this episode, Ben sits down with FOX News Legal Analyst & George Washington University Law Professor, Jonathan Turley, to discuss the legal intricacies of how the potential indictment of former President Trump by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg could play out.

On this episode, Ben sits down with former Indiana Congressman and President of Club For Growth, David McIntosh, to discuss his organization's influence on the current political scene. Ben and David discuss the work the organization is doing to help their preferred candidates get elected and enact fiscally conservative policies.