Bill Wirtz is a policy analyst and political correspondent based in Brussels, Belgium. Wirtz and Domenech discuss the controversial Marion Le Pen, the politics of Emmanuel Macron, European labor unions, and the failure of the EU.
Elania Plott, staff writer at The Atlantic, joined Majority Whip Steve Scalise for his first baseball practice since the shooting exactly one year ago. Mary Katharine Ham and Plott discuss Scalise's miraculous recovery and questions surrounding the race for the next Speaker of the House.
Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III addresses the damage done to the pillars of American life such as the rule of law, the meaning of education, national unity, and our religious institutions. He asks his own generation to recognize its youthful mistakes and pleads with future generations not to repeat them. Wilkinson is a Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge and the author of "All Falling Faiths: Reflections on the Promise and Failure of the 1960s."
Laura Vanderkam is an author and speak on the subject of time management, and her newest book is, "Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done." Executive Editor Joy Pullmann interviews Vanderkam about wasted time, the economics of time management, and skills of CEOs and other successful time managers.
Emily Yahr is a pop culture writer at The Washington Post. Yahr joins Bre Payton for a break down of this season's "Bachelorette", the 20th anniversary of "Sex and The City," and how today's feminism and #metoo movements are reckoning with these sex-centered shows. Later in the hour, they discuss the announced changes to the Miss America competition.
Christopher Nixon Cox, grandson of President Richard Nixon and Nixon Foundation Board Member, joins Ben Domenech to discuss President Nixon's impact on both domestic and foreign policy. They reflect on Nixon's contributions to the Republican Party today, and Chris's memories of his grandfather.
Jennifer Haberkorn is a senior health reporter at Politico. She joins Ben Domenech for a discussion on the state of health care policy in Congress, Right to Try drug policy, and the Trump administration's changes to Obamacare.
Dave Rubin is a comedian, a political commentator, formerly at the Young Turks, and now host of The Rubin Report. Rubin joins Ben Domenech for an extra long edition of the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss his unique ideological path and a slew of other topics including comedy, identity politics, YouTube censorship, and why he is pro-choice.
Cathy Young is journalist who writes at various outlets such as Reason, Newsday, and The Forward. She joins Ben Domenech to discuss current American cultural debates like the positives and negatives of socialism, feminism, and The Enlightenment.
Jacob Heilbrunn, editor of The National Interest, joins Ben for a discussion on American foreign policy debates across various political camps. They compare Tillerson's and Pompeo's State Departments, discuss the idealization of Bush Era conservatism, the new German Ambassador, and Trump's feud with the NFL.
Kevin Ring is a former lobbyist and Senate Judiciary Committee counsel, who went to prison himself, and is now back on the Hill fighting for sentencing reform. Ring is the president of Families Against Mandatory Minimums and he joins Federalist Radio for a discussion on Matthew Charles, criminal justice reform under Trump, and his own personal experiences with law enforcement.