The Federalist Radio Hour

Hosted by Ben Domenech, this is a daily podcast featuring engaging and in-depth conversations with journalists, scholars, authors, politicians, and thinkers of all stripes. Along with guest hosts Mollie Hemingway, David Harsanyi, and Mary Katharine Ham, Domenech delivers smart and compelling dialogues on politics, culture, religion, and entertainment every day of the week. Support the show by subscribing, rating, and writing a review!


The Federalist Radio Hour

What's Happening In Our Trade War With China

Why is the President calling for tariffs and how will it impact American industries? Ben Domenech and Riley Walters discuss China, national security, negotiations, and the policies leading to a trade war. Walters is policy analyst, Asia Economy and Technology in The Heritage Foundation's Asian Studies Center.
00:43:00 5/16/2019

Past Episodes

Senator Tom Cotton joins Ben Domenech for a conversation on foreign policy, the biggest issues facing the Republican Party, political philosophy, military service, and his new book, "Sacred Duty: A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery."
00:56:00 5/14/2019
Joshua Goldstein, a former environmentalist and professor, discusses how he came to understand the potential future of nuclear energy. Domenech and Goldstein discuss renewable energy, the realistic consequences of climate change, and how other countries have utilized clean energy. Goldstein is the co-author of the new book, "A Bright Future: How Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can Follow."
00:55:00 5/12/2019
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi address this week's media obsessions with James Comey, William Barr, and how Congress is pushing on toward impeachment. They also talk tariffs, 2020 democratic candidates, and good social media habits.
00:53:00 5/9/2019
What are the consequences of technology on our human behavior? Our anthropology, our politics, our vices, or sexual reproduction? Does Silicon Valley have our nation's interest at heart? James Poulos is the Executive Editor of The American Mind, an online publication of the Claremont Institute. He joins Ben Domenech for a conversation on American life in the digital age.
00:50:00 5/7/2019
Michael Brendan Dougherty, senior writer at National Review, explores the ideas of identity, nationalism, and our cultural origins in his new book, "My Father Left Me Ireland: An American Son's Search For Home." Domenech and Dougherty discuss fatherhood, Irish traditions, and what it means to be a conservative in today's Republican party.
00:53:00 5/5/2019
Susan Page, Washington bureau chief of USA Today, interviewed former First Lady Barbara Bush 6 times before she died and was given access to her diaries. Page's new book "The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty" dives into Bush's relationship with Nancy Reagan, her views on abortion, and her family's legacy.
00:49:00 5/2/2019
Yoni Appelbaum is a senior editor at The Atlantic. Ben Domenech asks Appelbaum about his thoughts on impeachment now that the Muller Report has been released. They also discuss Executive power, Biden's official candidacy for President, and the courting of white working class voters.
00:55:30 4/30/2019
James Poulos is the Executive Editor of The American Mind, an online publication of the Claremont Institute. He is the author of The Art of Being Free. Poulos joins Ben for a discussion on the publishing of political opinions and why media outlets don't believe Trumpism can be intellectualized. They also discuss nationalism, and the post-Obama position of the Democratic Party.
00:47:00 4/28/2019
The Senator from Utah, Mike Lee, has written a new book, "Our Lost Declaration" on the American Founders who fought tyranny. Lee joins Ben Domenech for a discussion on history, identity politics, oversight of the Executive Branch, and how the Democratic party continues to pull further left.
01:05:00 4/25/2019
Sonny Bunch, executive editor at The Washington Free Beacon, and Robby Soave, associate editor at Reason Magazine, join Ben in studio for a full hour of "Game Of Thrones" discussion. They debate characters, plot twists, the show's cross-cultural popularity, and its place in our entertainment landscape.
00:56:00 4/23/2019
Jillian Anderson was a contestant on season 19 of "The Bachelor" and season 2 of "Bachelor in Paradise." She joins Emily Jashinsky on the podcast to discuss her experience on the show, why the cameras are always rolling, and how reality TV has changed her life.
00:58:00 4/21/2019
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi react to William Barr's press conference prior to the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russian collusion. They also discuss the calls to investigative obstruction, hysterical media reactions, and their latest music and television consumption.
00:46:00 4/17/2019
Christopher Bedford, Editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller News Foundation, joins Emily Jashinsky to discuss the historical significance of Notre Dame, what it's loss means to Catholics, and what we can expect as the French look to rebuild. They also discuss the forthcoming Mueller report and the predictable media reaction to it's contents.
00:43:00 4/16/2019
Samir Khullar, better known as Sugar Sammy, is a Canadian comedian who performs comedy in multiple languages and cultures. Sugar Sammy joins Ben Domenech for discussion on joke writing, the art of the "Special," Canadian politics, and the future of comedy.
00:38:00 4/14/2019

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