The Dan Bongino Show

He’s a former Secret Service Agent, former NYPD officer, and New York Times best-selling author. Join Dan Bongino each weekday as he tackles the hottest political issues, debunking both liberal and Republican establishment rhetoric.

News Commentary
Ep. 806 New Rules: We’re Not Taking Your Garbag...
Summary:In this episode I address the disgusting efforts by media conspiracy theorists and swamp rats to blame the tragic deaths of many, after Hurricane Maria, on President Trump. I also address the tech companies and their war on conservatives along with their potential election interference. Finally, I discuss the ridiculous claims that Obama handed Trump a strong economy.  News Picks:Do illegal aliens really commit fewer crimes than native-born Americans? New Strzok texts reveal a plot to “leak like mad” from the intelligence community.  Will George Papadopoulos testify before Congress?  This Washington Examiner piece exposes Adam Schiff‘s new plan to target Donald Trump.  Twitter rejected an ad for using the term “illegal alien.”  This NY Post piece addresses the absurd notion that Obama handed Trump a strong economy.  New updates in the House IT scandal case.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
Ep. 805 The Schemers Are Desperately Trying to ...
Summary:In this episode I debunk the increasingly ridiculous liberal attacks on the Trump tax cuts. I also address the media’s desperate efforts to suppress their role in the plot to take down the Trump administration. Finally, I discuss liberal lies about President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee and Trump’s response to Hurricane Maria.  News Picks:This piece uses diagrams to show the connections between the major Spygate players.  This Lee Smith piece is a devastating indictment of the media’s significant role in the plot to take down Donald Trump.  Chuck Ross’s new piece addresses the question, “Is Joseph Mifsud still alive?”  Sara Carter’s latest piece reveals new, troubling texts from Strzok and Page.  The “Quit Rate” is up and this is a good sign for wage growth.  Democrats screamed that the Trump tax cuts “weren’t permanent.” Here’s their chance to vote to make them permanent.  Far-left violence directed at Republicans is out of control.  This smear of Brett Kavanaugh is another example of the moral vacuum the far Left lives in.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 804 New Texts Expose More Corruption
Summary: In this episode I address the new revelations about a plot to leak sensitive information to the media in order to damage the Trump team. I also discuss the endless attacks on conservatives and President Trump’s aggressive efforts to fight back. Finally, I address the question, “Do illegal immigrants commit crimes at a higher rate than native-born Americans?” News Picks:This piece shows the connections of the major Spygate players using diagrams and pictures.  Do illegal immigrants commit crimes at a higher rate than natural-born U.S. citizens? Victor Davis Hanson’s piece describes the increasingly disturbed response of the radical Left to the Trump presidency.  John Solomon’s new piece describes the troubling new texts about a coordinated effort to use the media to damage the Trump team.  Sara Carter’s piece reveals the FBI leaked information to damage the Trump team.  I debated Chris Hahn last night about the Obama economy versus the Trump economy. These charts show the significant differences between the Trump economy and the Obama economy.  Hollywood hates guns, unless they can make money off of them.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved. 
59 min
Ep. 803 Is this Major Player in the Scandal Sti...
Summary:In this episode I address the stunning news that Joseph Mifsud, a major figure in the Spygate scandal, may be dead. I also address the first television interview of George Papadopoulos and I discuss the reappearance of Barack Obama on the campaign trail.  News Picks:Is Joseph Mifsud, a major player in the Spygate scandal, dead? Rod Rosenstein owes us an explanation, immediately. What is the crime Mueller is investigating?  Is President Trump about to declassify these critical documents?  Should the government regulate Google? The NFL still allows disrespect of our national anthem.   Texans may strongly object to this retelling of the Alamo story. What we know about “Tax Cuts 2.0” Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
Ep. 802 Is Justice Coming?
Summary:In this episode I address the shameful behavior by the Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill. I also discuss the reasons that liberals do what they do to advance the victimization culture. Finally I address the suspicious FBI “pivot” that should have everyone concerned.  News Picks:Today’s edition of “Debunk This” — “Does the US Lead the World in Mass Shootings?” Is justice finally coming to the Spygate participants?  John Solomon’s latest piece exposes the FBI “pivot” from Papadopoulos to the Carter Page FISA warrant.  The US economy is on fire. Here are the latest job numbers.  If Nike is right about Colin Kaepernick, then we are all in trouble.  The Cory Booker stunt on Capitol Hill was an epic embarrassment.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
65 min
Ep. 801 The Deep State Doubles Down
Summary:In this episode I address the troubling opinion piece in the NY Times from an alleged “senior official” within the Trump administration. This person is a coward and should resign immediately. I also address the stunning revelations about Rod Rosenstein that were leveled last night on cable news.  News Picks:The gutless coward who wrote the anonymous NY Times op-ed should resign immediately.  Byron York addresses some key takeaways from the anonymous NY Times op-ed. John Solomon’s latest piece covers the troubling relationship between the FBI, the DOJ, and the media.  Sara Carter’s latest piece addresses the coming storm for Rod Rosenstein and the DOJ.  Why is Barack Obama’s staff hiding his speaking fee in Denmark?  Socialist Cynthia Nixon can’t figure out how to pay for her socialist nightmare.  This California Democrat’s “boycott” blew up in his face. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
57 min
Ep. 800 The Entire Plot Exposed
Summary:In this episode I address the horrifying episode we all witnessed yesterday at the Capitol Hill Kavanaugh hearings. I also break down the entire anti-Trump scheme, how it worked, and a new piece of information that should trouble every American.  News Picks:Jeff Carlson’s piece addresses the deeply troubling revelation that Nellie Ohr was working for Fusion GPS as far back as 2015.  This older piece by Jeff Carlson lays bare the timeline of FISA process abuses. Who is Stefan Halper and why does it matter to you?   Is Bob Mueller planning an October surprise?  Three takeaways from yesterday’s Kavanaugh hearing. Just when you think liberals have reached peak stupid, they prove you wrong.  No, the “okay” symbol isn’t a white power symbol.  Why is Levi’s jeans supporting gun control?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
67 min
Ep. 799 The Liberal Culture War Hits Critical Mass
Summary:In this episode I address the outrageous decision by Nike to make Colin Kaepernick the face of its new ad campaign. I also address the profound impact of the Trump presidency on the courts.  News Picks:Who is Stefan Halper? And why was he spying on the Trump team? Margot Cleveland’s new piece addresses a key flaw in the FBI’s investigative tactics in the Papadopoulos case.  This Miami Herald piece shows who the real Colin Kaepernick is.  What is Nike doing? This may be one of the worst business decisions in U.S. history.  John Brennan loves Colin Kaepernick.  Illegal immigrants are opting out of government welfare programs due to Trump’s immigration policies.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
Ep. 798 The NY Times Steps In It, Big-Time
Summary:In this episode I address the epic failure of the NY Times to change the narrative in its latest propaganda piece. I also address the hysterical failure of the latest liberal boycott to take hold. Finally, I address the economic illiteracy of the latest crop of far-left candidates.  News Picks:The latest liberal boycott has, hysterically, blown up in their faces.  This business owner harassed Sarah Sanders. Now the town is paying the price.  What is the DOJ hiding about Sally Yates? This socialist candidate for Florida governor doesn’t understand basic economics. Here’s what the proposed tax hikes by the socialist candidate for Florida governor would look like.  This troubled Washington Post columnist plays the race-card — again.  Why is CNN joining the online censorship mob?  Twitter-@dbongino Instagram-@dbongino Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
Ep. 797 Is There a Secret Plan in the Works?
Summary:Is Bob Mueller hatching a plot to keep the investigation going in case he’s fired? I address this in today’s show. I also cover another liberal boycott campaign that is blowing up in their faces. Finally, I debunk another flawed liberal talking point regarding mass shootings.  News Picks:This piece clarifies Trump’s position on Russia versus Obama’s. This Fox News piece addresses the troubling new revelations about Bruce Ohr and his connections. This Aaron Klein piece uncovers disturbing new details about the operation to frame Trump.  Dick’s Sporting Goods is having a really bad week.  Another liberal talking point on mass shootings debunked.  President Trump’s new executive order, which could change your plans for retirement.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
58 min
Ep. 796 New Details About the Astonishing Effor...
Summary:In this episode I address the stunning developments in the New Mexico compound case, along with the real reason the suspects were let out. I also discuss the explosive interview John Solomon gave last night about the Mueller witch hunt. Finally, I discuss the social media mob’s targeting of a Red Sox baseball player and key developments in the Clinton email case.  News Picks:This Daily Caller piece addresses the FBI’s defensive statements about the Clinton email server hack.  This piece in the Hill addresses the FBI’s efforts to fight back against charges it mishandled the Clinton email case.  Why is George Papadopoulos taking Mueller’s plea deal? John Solomon’s new piece covers the complete collapse of the Papadopoulos/Mifsud story.  Margot Cleveland’s piece addresses the April 2017 FISA renewal application and some key information that may have been missing.  Lee Smith’s latest piece addresses the real reasons that President Trump may be hesitant to declassify critical Spygate documents.  This Red Sox outfielder is under attack for a ridiculous reason.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 795 Big Takeaways from Yesterday
Summary:In this episode I address the big-government scam, along with big takeaways from yesterday’s elections and the chaos in the Democrat Party. I also address the stunning information revealed in yesterday’s Bruce Ohr hearing on Capitol Hill.  News Picks:Lt. General Mike Flynn needs our help. Here’s an easy way to help. What Bob Mueller is doing to General Flynn is a national disgrace.  John Solomon’s new piece in The Hill is a stunning account of the real Russian “collusion” scandal.  Here are a few key takeaways from yesterday’s Ohr hearing on Capitol Hill. The Republican Party is now the Party of Trump. This piece describes the power of a Trump endorsement.  Jim Geraghty’s National Review piece lays out five “Blue Wave” narrative busters.  Free health care for illegal immigrants?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
Ep. 794 “It Was All a Setup”
Summary:In this episode I address the stunning revelations in the new Sara Carter piece that shows disturbing details of the sophisticated effort to spy on, and take down, the Trump team. I also address the latest revelations about the hacking of the Clinton email server.  News Picks:Sara Carter’s latest piece is a stunning account of the details behind the spying operation on the Trump team.  This Daily Caller piece addresses the troubling revelations about the FBI’s use of media stories. Clinton-loving Lanny Davis has been discredited as a source.  This Daily Caller piece covers new information about the hacking of the Clinton email server.  Is Paul Manafort going to get a pardon? There appears to be disagreement in the White House.  An interesting article on Federal Reserve policy and the economic boom.  U.S. stocks jump after the announcement of a new NAFTA deal.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.    
59 min
Ep. 793 The Democrats' Anti-Trump Battle Plan L...
Summary:In this episode I address the Democrats' leaked battle plan against Trump. I also address some of the keys to fighting back. I discuss the latest liberal head-fake on taxes, along with the question we should all be asking about this Clinton team source.  News Picks:Debunking liberal myths about the stock market surge. The Democrats’ plan to take down Trump has leaked into the media. It’s a disturbing look at what weaponized government looks like.  This piece lays out the Democrats’ strategy to move the witch hunt against Trump away from Mueller.  Don Trump Jr. fights back against another fake news story from CNN.  Democrats have been telling us for years that we should tax the “rich” more. Yet this report shows that this is just another liberal talking point.  The DNC has stripped its superdelegates of power. This is good news for Republicans.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
Ep. 792 Exposing the Left’s Real Strategy
Summary:In this episode I address the need for the Department of Justice to move quickly on issues surrounding internal corruption. I also discuss the troubling liberal strategy to suppress our rights using pressure campaigns, along with what the strategy to fight back should look like.  News Picks:Here’s additional evidence that the Mueller probe is a destructive witch hunt. This PJ Media piece describes the Left’s new front in the war on our rights.  Republican sellouts are urging other Republicans to turn on Trump.  Democrats are not telling you the truth about their impeachment goals.  China is rattled by the trade fight.  South Africa’s land-grab proposals will destroy their economy if implemented. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 791 The Story is Rapidly Unraveling
Summary:In this episode I address the unbelievable U-turns by Clintonista Lanny Davis in the Cohen case, which destroy the liberal collusion narrative. I also discuss the latest revelations about the Clinton email case that shed new light on the failed investigation.  News Picks:Liberal Senator Elizabeth Warren’s latest plan to “save capitalism” will destroy it.  Chuck Ross reports on the latest interesting revelation about Michael Cohen and the dirty dossier.  This “Law and Crime” piece delves into the real reason Michael Cohen may have pled to those questionable charges.  Did the FBI even analyze the Clinton emails?  Some Republicans doubt the Trump pardon story. Who was the Russian source Glenn Simpson was referring to? The welfare state is out of control.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
56 min
Ep. 790 What the Heck Happened Yesterday?
Summary: In this episode I address the Paul Manafort conviction and the Michael Cohen plea along with the disingenuous media coverage of these two breaking news events. I also address a stunning new detail in the Spygate setup.  News Picks:The Michael Cohen plea deal is a shameful effort to take down Trump. This piece addresses a major flaw in the deal.  The Cohen plea deal is a scam. This piece addresses the campaign “contribution” angle.  Is the inspector general properly investigating this angle in the Spygate scheme? This Chuck Ross piece details yet another suspicious interaction with George Papadopoulos.  This Byron York piece asks the question “Where’s the collusion?” Police-stater Chuck Schumer has a warning for President Trump.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
Ep. 789 Liberalism and Socialism: What's the Di...
Summary:In this episode I address the liberals’ growing love affair with socialism. I also cover socialism horror stories from around the globe. Finally, I cover some suspicious communications that Bob Mueller’s team appear to be hiding.  News Picks:All roads lead to Hillary when it involves Russian collusion.  Was the Trump team “reverse targeted”? This latest Jeff Carlson piece addresses this question.  This Chuck Ross piece addresses yet another suspicious approach to George Papadopoulos.  The Oleg Deripaska story gets stranger by the day.  This international diplomat is shamefully trying to blame Trump for violence directed at the media.  Here’s the complete list of the vicious personal attacks on Donald Trump. Senator Elizabeth Warren is introducing legislation that would effectively bankrupt America.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
65 min
Ep. 788 All Roads Lead to Hillary Clinton
Summary:In this episode I address the growing problem of internet censorship and how to fight back. I also discuss the suspicious message Bob Mueller appears to be covering up.Finally, I address the disgraceful behavior of former CIA Director John Brennan.  News Picks:All roads in the Spygate scandal lead to Hillary Clinton. This piece sums up the connections. Jeff Carlson’s piece asks why Bob Mueller’s team is ignoring these critical messages? Chuck Ross’s latest piece addresses the latest news regarding Stefan Halper, a CIA asset involved in the Spygate scandal.  If George Papadopoulos is a central player in the Spygate scandal, then why doesn’t the Mueller team say so? Byron York asks this question in this piece.  Daniel Greenfield covers the growing internet censorship crisis. Is the Left outsourcing its never-ending war on free speech? Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved. 
58 min
Ep. 787 The Implosion Begins
Summary:In this episode I address the coming liberal implosion, as leftists run out of people to attack using their identity politics weapons. I also discuss a major secret the FBI and Justice Department appear to be hiding in the Spygate scandal. Finally, I address some persistent myths about socialism that are impacting the thinking of the next generation.  News Picks:This liberal entertainer said “not all Republicans are racist” and was promptly savaged on social media.  There is no such thing as “Democratic Socialism;” it’s a myth. This Washington Examiner piece addresses some of the myths surrounding socialism.  The DOJ lost a major battle in the Spygate scandal to keep secret their verification procedures.  As the support of the black community grows, expect liberals to double down on identity politics. Why won’t Colorado leave this baker alone?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
Ep. 786 John Brennan Should Be Very Concerned
Summary:In this episode I address the real reasons disgraced former CIA Director John Brennan is panicking about the revoking of his security clearance. I also discuss the liberal media’s disingenuous efforts to attack the Trump economic bump. News Picks:This Daily Caller piece addresses the George Papadopoulos plea deal. Why did this government employee lose his security clearance after reporting irregularities about one of the players in the Spygate scheme?  This November piece from the Hill covers the leak investigations going on within the DOJ. Sara Carter has some interesting new reporting on newly revealed Bruce Ohr/Chris Steele texts.  This Investors Business Daily piece throughly debunks the “Obama handed Trump a strong economy” nonsense. Denmark is not a socialist country. The American public trusts Trump, more than the Democrats, on the economy.  Liberals are losing their minds because Jeff Sessions ate in this restaurant.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 785 Rachel Maddow Drops a Bombshell and Doe...
Summary: Rachel Maddow dropped a bombshell about the Russian collusion hoax this week, yet she seems unaware of the consequences of what she’s asking for.  I also address new information about the framing of the Trump team, which will blow up the insane media narratives.  News Picks:This Margot Cleveland piece addresses some questions about the information laundering operation being run by Bruce Ohr.  Donny Deutsch just said something disgusting about the Secret Service. This piece debunks liberal nonsense about net neutrality.  Chicago is out of control. Something has to change.  The disingenuous media is trying to give Obama credit for the Trump economy. This Lee Smith piece addresses the real scandal behind the Trump Tower meeting.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 784 The Media Needs a New Cover Story
Summary:In this episode I address the troubling media cover-up of the Spygate scandal. I also reveal a new connection to the FBI and the Trump team.  News Picks:Stop calling this hate group “anti-fascist.” They are fascists.  Here’s the real reason Peter Strzok was fired.  This Miami Herald piece about Roger Stone contains some troubling information about an FBI-connected individual.  This Chuck Ross piece covers the origins of the NRA/Russia story.  Here are the real costs of Ocasio-Cortez’s “socialism.” What’s really driving the deficits?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 783 The Democrats Need a Miracle
Summary: In this episode I address the strong likelihood that the collusion hoax is really a cover story for the Clinton campaign’s dealings with a Putin-connected oligarch. I also debunk liberal talking points about tax reform and address corporate censorship of speech.  News Picks:This Lee Smith piece asks the question “Was it a setup?” about the Trump Tower meeting. This John Solomon piece from May highlights some of the troubling conflicts Bob Mueller has.  Read this Russian oligarch’s op-ed and you’ll find a few clues about the collusion hoax. Another distraction by the Democrats in the Russia probe. Ocasio-Cortez gets fact-checked by the Washington Post. It doesn’t end well.  Omarosa has entirely disgraced herself. She’s an embarrassment.  The government is raising record tax revenue, yet it is still running a deficit. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 782 The Costs Are Mind-blowing
Summary:In this episode I address the explosive costs of the "democratic" socialist agenda. The costs are unfathomable. I also cover the developments in the Spygate operation and the information-laundering operation.  News Picks:This piece debunks common myths about “democratic” socialism.  This Vox piece destroys the myth of affordable “Medicare for all.”  Prominent liberal calls for more socialism. What does Julian Assange know?  Is China getting ready to buckle in this trade dispute?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
55 min