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. 691 Is the Tide Turning in Our Favor?
Summary:In this episode I address the reasons behind Trump’s improving approval ratings. I also address the breaking news about the Mueller investigation. Finally, I address the budget problems, some interesting economic news, and what they mean for you.  News Picks:Australian gun control will not work here. Why is President Trump more popular than ever? Is Congress considering cutting some of its out-of-control spending? The Left insists that more guns equal more homicide. But the data says otherwise. The suspicious timing of this Rod Rosenstein memo should raise eyebrows.  1 in 6 people would raise taxes on the rich even if they knew it would hurt the poor. Here are two major problems with the Bob Mueller witch hunt.  How much would we have to cut from the federal budget to fix our debt problem?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
57 min
Ep. 690 Economic Warning Signs?
Summary:In this episode I address the importance of combatting liberal identity politics and the warning signs on the horizons with regard to the economy.  News Picks:No, the Reagan tax cuts did not cause the deficits. Is a trade war brewing?  The liberals have now moved on “Christian privilege.” Is artificial intelligence going to be watching you in the workplace? Trump’s EPA pick makes a solid move for the auto industry. Liberals love attacking inanimate statues. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 689 Why Is the Media Ignoring this Bombshel...
Summary:In this episode I address the explosive House of Representatives IT scandal revelations. I also discuss the Democrats’ increasingly ridiculous immigration positioning. Finally, I address the growing Medicaid crisis and how Obamacare contributed to it.  News Picks:Why is the media ignoring this explosive scandal? The Dems are modifying their gun confiscation strategy.  Why did this online dictionary change its definition of an “assault rifle”? California’s immigration policy is absolutely ridiculous.  President Trump has an opportunity to remake the liberal 9th Circuit. People are dying on Medicaid waiting lists because of liberal “compassion.”  “Gun control” isn’t reducing violence in London.  Myth-busting: Did Australian gun confiscation eliminate mass shootings?   Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
62 min
Ep. 688 What Is Really Happening Here?
Summary: In this episode I discuss the real reasons behind Jeff Sessions’ decision not to appoint a second special counsel. I also address a solution to our health care crisis that Obamacare is holding up. Finally, I address the problems with pension funding and how it relates to you.  News Picks:Why did Jeff Sessions fail to appoint a second special counsel? It’s complicated.  CNN analyst attacks “conspiracy theorists” for stating facts.  Democrat strategist loses it on Fox panel.  Is Facebook fact-checking political videos?  Hillary is losing big money on speeches.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 687 Another Bombshell Revelation
Summary:In this episode I discuss the real reason behind our massive trade deficits and how to rebalance our economy. I also address the cultural impact Hollywood is having on America and why the relaunch of the "Roseanne" show was significant. Finally, I address the liberals' two-front attack on democracy.  News Picks:Another bombshell revelation about White House coordination in the spying operation on the Trump team.  This article should be posted in the office of every lawmaker considering an attack on the Second Amendment.  The mainstream media caught lying about the census citizenship question.  Maryland is moving toward automatic voter registration.  Jeff Sessions’ DOJ makes another strong move.  Hollywood is doing some “soul searching” after the successful relaunch of “Roseanne.”  Liberal judges say tear down that cross!   Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved. 
61 min
Ep. 686 Troubling Details About the Surveillanc...
Summary:In this episode I address the growing surveillance state and how it will impact both criminal behavior and the behavior of innocent Americans. I also discuss the recent positive economic news and show how the numbers differ from the Obama administration numbers.  News Picks:This piece details some of the tools of surveillance used in the Austin bombing case and what it means for you.  Jeff Sessions is dropping the hammer on the FBI.  This piece exposes the troubling behavior of former CIA Director John Brennan.  Donations to the NRA have tripled.  Is Facebook listening to you?  Terrific new economic numbers to report.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved
57 min
Ep. 685 More Cover-ups and More Suspicious Cont...
Summary:In this episode I address the explosive new details emerging about Obama administration dealings with Russia and Iran. I also discuss another deeply troubling piece about suspicious contacts between connected political insiders, Obama’s intelligence officials, and the Trump team.  News Picks:Did the Obama team know the Russians were helping the Iranians? Is the Trump investigation a smokescreen to hide this?  Another incredibly suspicious set of contacts with the Trump team. Were they being set up? Background on Stefan Halper.  The census is going to ask a citizenship question, and the Left is losing its marbles.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
56 min
Ep. 684 Is This Really a Grassroots Movement?
Summary:In this episode I address the omnibus spending bill and the real reasons that President Trump signed the bill. I also discuss the identity of the organizers behind the March for Our Lives rally. Finally I discuss the re-emergence of health care as a prominent election issue and why.  News Picks:Should Trump start a third party after being abandoned by the GOP? This piece addresses the identity of the organizers of the March for Our Lives rally.  The March for Our Lives rally wasn’t as well attended as anticipated.  This piece addresses the real reason liberals are using gun control as an election-year issue. Socialism fails again. Inflation is exploding in Venezuela.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 683 The Real Scandal Isn’t Collusion
More companies are jumping on the anti-Second Amendment bandwagon. I address how to fight back. I also discuss some explosive connections between Bob Mueller and people involved in the Obamagate spying scandal.
60 min
Ep. 682 Sold Out Again
Summary:In this episode I address the suspicious timing of the latest media attack on Jeff Sessions and what I think it says about the investigation into government malfeasance. I also discuss the renewed push for new tax cuts and the real world effects of our out-of-control spending.  News Picks:Facebook is at it again. Conservative websites are losing their audience on the platform.  This piece covers some of the worst aspects of the recent Omnibus spending bill.  Liberals love to talk about the “fair share” of tax payments. But what do the numbers actually say about who is paying.  Obama’s policies benefitted friends of his.  Christian movies are winning the day in Hollywood.  Jeff Sessions’ lawyer strongly disputes aspects of the recent attack on his credibility.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
55 min
Ep. 681 The Case for Firing Bob Mueller
Summary: In this episode I address the reasons President Trump should fire special counsel Bob Mueller. I also address the ongoing discrimination against conservatives on social media and on YouTube. News Picks:Swamp rat Republicans will lose in a fight with President Trump over Mueller. The FBI director says Trump “never asked me to do anything with the Russia investigation.” Here’s a timeline that sums up the Austin bombings. California’s sanctuary state law is having some unintended consequences for illegal aliens.  The Mueller investigation is a smokescreen and has always been designed to investigate Trump, not criminality.  A devastating piece about President Obama’s regulatory regime and how it benefited his friends.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
57 min
Ep. 680 The Liberal War on Free Speech Continues
Summary:In this episode I discuss the Left’s increasingly sophisticated war on free speech and its disingenuous appeal to conservatives for help. I also address a spending fight going on with regard to Obamacare that speaks to the lack of guts and integrity on Capitol Hill. Finally, I discuss a fascinating survey addressing the reasons people are evacuating liberal states. News Picks:This piece covers some of the important battles in the fight for free speech on the internet.  This faith-based movie’s box office numbers stunned Hollywood analysts. Don’t fall prey to liberal tactics to control internet messaging.  People are leaving California in droves; here’s why. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 679 Shut This Thing Down
Summary: In this episode I address more stunning revelations about the relationships between key officials involved in the Trump investigation, the Clintons, and the judicial system. I also cover the new liberal narrative being used to attack Trump and how it is a Trojan Horse for government regulation of the internet.  News Picks:The Mueller investigation continues to act in an unusual manner outside its mandate.  More connections between the Australian diplomat whom media accounts portray as the initiator of the Trump investigation and foreign intelligence.  More on Mueller’s out-of-control investigation.  Read this December piece, and the recent revelations about Judge Contreras and FBI Agent Strzok are even more disturbing.  Government is looking to regulate the internet; here’s one avenue they’re looking at.  More on government’s desire to use the Cambridge Analytica case to regulate the internet. The bump stock ban in Denver didn’t go as planned. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
McCabe Firing Special Edition
Summary:Justice is coming. Andrew McCabe is out at the FBI. Here’s what you need to know. News Pick:McCabe is out.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
12 min
Ep. 678 What Did Obama Know? When Did He Know It?
Summary:Did Obama lay the groundwork in 2012 for the 2016 spying attack on the Trump team? The evidence is compelling and troubling. I also address another explosive connection between the Clinton Foundation and the spying scandal. Finally, I discuss the liberal love affair with inflation and negative interest rates and why this matters to you.  News Picks:This incredible piece discusses a possible mechanism by which the Obama administration covered its tracks in the spying scandal.  Did Obama’s 2012 dirty tricks lay the groundwork for their 2016 spying attack on Trump?  More on Obama’s 2012 dirty tricks.  The Trump tax cuts are now in effect and the numbers are in. Here’s what happened to tax revenue, and it’ll drive liberals mad.  The Clinton Foundation is in a world of trouble. Is this what the Clintons are hiding? Obama’s administration removed 500k names from the background check system for a bizarre reason.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
Ep. 677 Liberal Myth Busting and the Value of Hope
Summary:In this episode I address an interesting analysis of yesterday’s election upset in Pennsylvania. I also address some common gun control myths and the potential firing of the FBI Deputy Director and what it says about Jeff Sessions.  News Picks:Dear Adam Schiff, either show us the “collusion” or admit you’re lying.  This university executive was forced to resign for a disturbing reason.  Here are 8 stubborn facts on gun violence that liberals frequently ignore. There is a crisis among America’s young men that warrants our attention.  This study on “global warming” is fascinating.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
Ep. 676 What Happened Last Night and Why It Mat...
Summary:In this episode I break down the special election in Pennsylvania last night and why the results matter to you. I also discuss ways to fight back against potential political losses in the upcoming midterms. I address the stunning revelations about more Obama administration connections to the spying scandal. Finally, I cover school choice and an Obamacare lawsuit that could be the victory we’ve been waiting for. News Picks:Republicans are beginning to worry after last night’s special election. The recent hit job on Trump’s education secretary was full of lies. The media can’t make up their minds on what the firing of Rex Tillerson means.  Is Obamacare in real trouble in the court system?  Another stunning revelation about another Obama administration official and the spying scandal. Did Obama use Fusion GPS too?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
54 min
Ep. 675 Did They All Get Played?
In this episode I address the recent comments by Hillary Clinton about why she lost. I also discuss the revelations that Russian oligarchs are connected to numerous players in the Obamagate spying scandal. Finally, I address the economic absurdity of liberals' love affair with inflation.  Democrats are in a panic because the House report has determined there was no “collusion.” Hillary continues the bizarre blame game for her electoral loss.  Some GOP insiders are worried about the direction of the White House. A fascinating piece uncovering more connections between Russians and Clinton-connected individuals. Was Jim Clapper the source of a devastating leak? Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved
56 min
Ep. 674 Explosive Allegations Surface
In this episode I address explosive allegations by a central player in the Russian “collusion” story about who funded the operation. I also discuss the Democrats’ new tax plan and how it’s a rare moment of honesty about their intentions. Incredible allegations in this opinion piece regarding who is funding the anti-Trump investigation. This Democrat representative admitted on television that the Russia collusion story is a “running joke.” How did Alexander Downer come into contact with Papadopoulos?  Another Obama official is going to escape justice.  This coffee shop refuses to serve police officers. Where is the liberal outrage?  The Democrats are now openly running on hiking your taxes. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
57 min
Ep. 673 Exposing the Swamp
I expose some troubling connections between the Clintons and key figures in the Obamagate spying scandal. I also address Jeff Sessions’ efforts to investigate spying abuses by the Obama team. Finally, I discuss the positive economic news and what it means for you.  Is Jeff Sessions the slyest fox of all? The media is guilty as sin for covering for the misdeeds of the Obama team in the Obamagate spying scandal.  Oleg Deripaska makes some incredible claims in this opinion piece.  Is CNN finally acknowledging that Trump could be a transformative president?  Interesting piece about Clinton associate Terry McAuliffe and a company working with Hillary’s brother.  More connections to Hillary’s brother.  An interesting hire in 2011 by a company involved with Hillary’s brother.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
Ep. 672 Skin in the Game Matters
Summary: In this episode I address the “Trump Paradox” and his skin in the game. I address the Special Counsel, government spying, and the recent actions by Jeff Sessions. I also debunk silly liberal talking points on the tax cuts and liberal economic policies.  Liberals keep saying stock buybacks are a bad thing, are they?  Just how much power does the government have to spy on you?  The “blue wave” in Texas was a total bust.  Why are liberals evacuating liberal cities? Here is some great information about the upcoming midterm elections. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
Ep. 671 Fight Back. Start Dancing!
In this episode I discuss how the tide is turning in the liberal culture war. I also address outrageous liberal hypocrisy on the firearm issue and other subjects. News Picks:Liberals want to ban guns but consistently embarrass and discredit themselves by having little to no understanding of the firearms they want to ban. A university instituted a policy allowing concealed carry on campus. Here’s what happened to crime rates. This piece discusses the data on the opioid epidemic. Are we going to see a second special counsel to investigate the Obamagate spying scandal?  More devastating information about the failure of liberal cities. Is President Trump’s tariff talk a negotiating ploy?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 670 The Truth Is Finally Coming Out
In this episode I discuss the new revelations about the Obama/Clinton spying scandal. The Trump team was framed, and the information is finally coming out.  I also address the liberal culture war and how it’s doomed to fail.  Why did this FBI agent fail to act when it became clear that the Clinton email server showed abnormalities? This is a terrific piece about a Supreme Court case on free speech where the lawyer defending the restrictive law has some puzzling answers.  This NY Times writer has a warning for liberal culture warriors.  Remember the names. Remember Alexander Downer. Democrats will not win the long-term fight against the Second Amendment.  Democrats are hopeful for 2018. But should they be?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
64 min
Ep. 669 This is All a Smokescreen
In this episode I address some explosive connections between the Obama team, the Clinton team, and the Russians that are yet to be touched by investigative charges.  These companies are pretending to be nonpartisan while funding partisan organizations.  More ties between Hillary and Russian actors.  This Russian bank has some interesting connections to Skolkovo. Gun laws only impact the good guys. The bad guys don’t care about gun laws. Why are the Democrats panicking about a citizenship question? The Democrats' war on the Electoral College continues.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
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