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. 830 Dear Swamp Rats, Get with the Program!
Summary:In this episode I address the outrageous attacks by GOP insiders on the Trump team and on conservative commentators. I also discuss the explosive Facebook scandal and what it means for you. News Picks:Ben Sasse picked the wrong fight, again. The economy is booming. Job openings are at record highs.  The federal government is raking in record income tax revenue. Did Facebook inflate its video views? What is going on in Puerto Rico? Did the FBI find something? Did Elizabeth Warren plagiarize her recipes for “Pow Wow Chow”? Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
58 min
Ep. 829 There’s Something Suspicious Going On
Summary: In this episode I address the awful week the Democrats and the anti-Trump crowd are having. I also discuss the suspicious guilty plea of a key player in the Russian collusion hoax. Finally, I address the growing budget deficit and the liberal misinformation operation designed to blame it on tax policy.  News Picks:When the libs lose state power, they have nothing left.  Two times the Clinton campaign faked Russian collusion.  The federal government’s budget deficit is growing again. The federal government collected record income tax revenue in 2018. This Democrat senator was caught on tape deceiving voters.  President Trump completely dismantled the "60 Minutes" team in his interview.   James Wolfe’s guilty plea is very suspicious. What is going on in this case?  Chuck Grassley is using the “new rules” and pushing ahead on the confirmation of judges.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
57 min
Ep. 828 New Information Threatens the Anti-Trum...
Summary: In this episode I address Trump’s terrific performance during the "60 Minutes" interview this weekend. I also discuss revealing new details about the Spygate scandal that point in a troubling direction. Finally, I debunk liberal talking points about “fair share” economics.  New Picks:New details emerge about the Anti-Trump dossier.  Chuck Ross’s new piece addresses potential legal trouble for Glenn Simpson.  This Chuck Ross piece unravels the Papadopoulos/Downer meeting.  Why CNN must destroy Kanye West. Big news: Hillary Clinton’s security clearance is no more.  More ANTIFA chaos this past week.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
58 min
Ep. 827 Trump’s Strategy Is Working
Summary:In this episode I address the real reason Trump is delaying the declassification of the FISA documents. I also discuss the panicked response within the circle of people responsible for the Spygate scandal. Finally, I address the disastrous “Medicare for all” bill and the problems it’s causing for the Democrats.  News Picks:Did Glenn Simpson lie to Congress? Matt Palumbo’s new piece paints a troubling picture of dishonesty.  This American Thinker piece addresses the likely reasons for Trump’s delay in the declassification of the FISA documents.  Chuck Ross’ new piece covers Glenn Simpson’s refusal to testify again to Congress.  “Medicare for all” is an economic hoax. This piece clearly covers its shortcomings.  Mitch McConnell strikes again on federal judge confirmations.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
Ep. 826 The Left Is Obsessed with Aggressive Co...
Summary:In this episode I address the increasingly aggressive and confrontational Left. I cover a CNN panel that degenerated into chaos, along with recent comments by Eric Holder and Hillary Clinton that should trouble all of us. Finally, I address the media’s latest efforts to cover up the suspicious activities of the FBI in the Trump investigation.  News Picks:In defense of “owning the Libs.” Why is President Trump holding back on declassification of the FISA documents? When they go low, Democrats go lower. This piece addresses Eric Holder’s troubling comments.  The stock market slides over interest rate concerns. The latest, ridiculous “Republicans Pounce” narrative.  The Kavanaugh attacks have energized Republican voters. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
57 min
Ep. 825 Can This Scandal Get Any Worse ?
Summary:In this episode I address the real origin of the operation to take down Trump. The origin story is so outrageous that you'll be astonished that it was taken seriously by the FBI and DOJ.  News Picks:In defense of “owning the Libs.”  Jeff Carlson’s latest piece addresses the astonishing origin story of the FBI and DOJ operation against Trump.  This September piece addresses the efforts to push the FBI to investigate Trump.  Here’s the latest ridiculous “conservatives pounce” narrative.  Who’s going to replace Nikki Haley?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 824 Was There a Soft Coup Attempt?
Summary:In this episode I address the troubling new revelations by John Solomon about a soft coup effort by senior law enforcement officials to remove President Trump from office. I also address a suspicious redacted footnote in a House report that is getting renewed attention in the FISA abuse investigation. Finally, I address the new liberal narrative being used to attack our republic.  News Picks:My new book, which exposes the players in the Spygate scandal, is available today. Pick up your copy here. John Solomon’s explosive new piece addresses an alleged soft coup attempt against President Trump. This suspicious redaction in a footnote in a House report on FISA abuses is getting renewed attention.   Mitch McConnell strikes again. Mitch is using the “new rules” to fight back.  Why is the Left abandoning due process? This piece gives some examples.  The Kavanaugh win is a big one for the GOP.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
Ep. 823 Own the Libs!
Summary:  In this episode I address the importance of owning the libs! I address the powerful Trump victory in the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. I also address the troubling new revelations by Devin Nunes about the deep state efforts to take down Trump. News Picks: We must own the libs today. We must own the libs every day. My latest piece covers the importance of owning the libs.  Here are some key takeaways from the Kavanaugh win.  Trump’s instincts won the day for Kavanaugh.  The Democrats have exposed themselves. It’s ugly.  That “unpaid intern” accused of doxxing senators on Capitol Hill wasn’t unpaid after all.  Devin Nunes gave an important interview this weekend about the Spygate scandal.  Are Democrats doomed in the midterms? This piece from June is still valid.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.      
60 min
Ep. 822 We Win, They Lose
Summary:In this episode I address the troubling connections uncovered between the players in the Spygate scandal and the legal team involved with Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers. I also address the up-vote for Brett Kavanaugh taken today. Finally, I address the suspicious withholding of congressional testimonies by Comey, Brennan, and Mike Rogers.  News Picks:Why is the testimony of Brennan, Comey, and Rogers being withheld? Larry O’Connor’s piece addresses the severe backlash likely to develop as a result of the Democrats’ attacks on Kavanaugh.  Hollywood liberals are sniping at each other over Kavanaugh.  Were witnesses in the Kavanaugh case pressured to change their stories?  A suspicious death in the Spygate case.  Is China hacking our sensitive technology?  The jobless rate is at historic lows.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
58 min
Ep. 821 Explosive New Details about the Anti-Tr...
Summary:In this episode I address astonishing new details about the surveillance operation on the Trump team. I also discuss the disturbing details surrounding the arrest of a Capitol Hill insider for a doxxing incident. Finally, I address the remaining options for the Democrats in the Kavanaugh confirmation.  News Picks:Please join us on October 9 for a live, online signing session of my new book, “Spygate,” by using the link below.  Explosive new allegations by John Solomon regarding the FBI’s connections to a Clinton-connected law firm.  A lead FBI lawyer revealed troubling new details about the operation to take down Donald Trump.  This piece recaps the worst anti-Kavanaugh lies.  This Yahoo piece lays out the potential scenarios going forward in the Kavanaugh hearings.  The arrest of this Capitol Hill staffer is extremely suspicious.  This Mark Meadows interview, regarding the spying operation on the Trump team, is remarkable.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 820 The Panic on the Left Is Palpable
Summary:In this episode I address the stunning turn of events in the Kavanaugh case. The credibility of one of Kavanaugh’s accusers is in question as a new letter surfaces. I also address the growing calls to release Uranium One information that could expose deep corruption.   News Picks:This piece covers the troubling series of anti-Kavanaugh lies we’ve witnessed.  Christine Blasey Ford’s ex-boyfriend has come forward with some troubling new information.  Salena Zito’s new piece throws some water on the “Blue Wave” narrative.  Dennis Prager’s piece addresses the disturbing violent streak on the radical Left.  There’s a dispute among Senate Democrats about what should be done with the FBI report. This piece addresses a series of hoax studies used to address the corruption of the sciences.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
Ep. 819 This Is War
Summary:In this episode I address the strategic battle plan going forward to get Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court. I also address the devastating choices red-state Democrats have to make in the Kavanaugh case. News Picks:This Gavin Wax piece addresses the lessons learned from the Kavanaugh fight.  Red-state Democrats are facing a nightmare scenario right now. Heidi Heitkamp will lose her Senate seat if she votes no on Kavanaugh.  President Trump’s new trade proposal is a big win for his agenda. What happened to the Uranium One case?  The Keith Ellison case is a disgrace.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
64 min
Ep. 818 Did You Catch the New Liberal Strategy ...
Summary: In this episode I address the disgusting treatment of Brett Kavanaugh by Jeff Flake and the Democrats. I also address their next line of attack as they move away from sexual abuse allegations. Finally, I address the importance of Kanye West speaking out on Saturday Night Live.  News Picks:I debated liberal Chris Hahn this weekend on Judge Jeanine’s Fox show. It got heated quickly.  Byron York’s latest piece addresses the Democrats' new narrative to attack Kavanaugh.  Kanye West stood up against liberal bullying this week on Saturday Night Live. This was an important moment.  Lee Smith’s new piece addresses the deep water Rod Rosenstein is really in.  One of Kavanaugh’s accusers may have a credibility problem.  House Democrats double down on the police state by threatening a new investigation into Kavanaugh.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
62 min
Ep. 817 What You Witnessed Yesterday Was a Mome...
Summary:In this episode I address the momentous shift we all witnessed yesterday in American politics. I cannot overestimate the importance of some of the key moments in the Kavanaugh/Ford hearing. I also address some interesting new developments in the investigation into FISA abuses at the DOJ.  News Picks:This Rich Lowry piece addresses the vindication of Trump’s hardball approach to politics.  This PJ Media piece addresses some big problems with Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony.  Democrat Senator Sheldon Whitehouse embarrassed himself yesterday in the Kavanaugh hearing.  Here are some of the critical moments in yesterday’s Kavanaugh hearing.  This Daily Caller piece addresses the House Judiciary Committee’s subpoena to the DOJ over the FISA scandal.  John Solomon’s latest piece addresses the need for speedy declassification of the FISA documents.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
64 min
Kavanaugh Special
In this special episode I address the Democrats' disastrous performance at the Kavanaugh hearing. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
11 min
Ep. 816 Serious Questions Are Emerging
Summary: In this episode I address the serious inconsistencies emerging in the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh. I also discuss the mysterious disappearance of Joseph Mifsud and some questions about potential state support. Finally I address the role of George Soros in the Spygate scandal.  News Picks:This piece addresses the suspicious behavior of Rod Rosenstein.  Chuck Ross’ latest piece addresses the extremely suspicious role of George Soros in the Spygate scandal.   The attacks on Brett Kavanaugh are backfiring badly on the Democrats. The polls are starting to turn.  This Twitchy piece addresses some serious discrepancies in Dr. Blasey Ford’s statements. The polygraph test issued to Kavanaugh’s accuser has some serious problems.  Jeff Carlson’s piece addresses the issues surrounding the declassification order.  Jeff Carlson’s piece addresses the deep connections of former UK intelligence officials to players in the Spygate scheme. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
58 min
Ep. 815 The Big Secret Revealed
Summary:In this episode I address the biggest secret of all — the cover-up of a devastating political spying operation. I also discuss the Democrats’ continued efforts to destroy the life of Brett Kavanaugh.  News Picks:Three times Rod Rosenstein betrayed Trump and protected Hillary.  Did creepy porn lawyer Avenatti get scammed?  Sara Carter’s new piece addresses a component of a major international spy scandal.  Chuck Ross’s new piece details more suspicious contacts with George Papadopoulos.  David Ignatius’ Washington Post piece does a poor job of covering up the suspicious web of connections in the Spygate scandal.  Do Democrats have more tricks up their sleeves in the Kavanaugh hearing?  President Trump’s UN speech was terrific. Here are the highlights.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
Ep. 814 Exposing the Democrats’ Real Strategy o...
Summary:In this episode, I discuss what’s going on behind the scenes in the Kavanaugh confirmation and the Democrats’ plot to tear apart the hearings. I also address the Rod Rosenstein debacle yesterday and the real reason Trump hasn’t fired him yet.  News Picks:Not a single special counsel indictment mentions “collusion.” Dr. Ford will not show up on Thursday for the hearing. I’m sure of it.  GOP voter enthusiasm is surging. Big-time. What to watch in the week ahead in the Kavanaugh hearing.   John Solomon’s piece exposes the faulty intelligence community assessment and the “partisan axes.” Rod Rosenstein is guided by politics, not justice. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
56 min
Ep. 813 It’s Going to Get Really Ugly This Week
Summary:In this episode I address the coming chaos surrounding the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. You’ve never seen anything like what’s coming. I also address President Trump’s stunning comments about foreign intelligence involvement in the Spygate scheme.  News Picks:This piece addresses the main targets of Bob Mueller’s witch hunt and the mysterious lack of any “collusion” charges.  Rosenstein must be fired. Andy McCarthy makes the case.  Was the whole collusion fairy-tale based on a flawed intelligence assessment? This Chuck Ross piece dismantles yet another piece of the collusion fairy-tale.  What is Andrew McCabe’s lawyer up to? Was Rod Rosenstein really threatening to wear a wire in meetings with the president? Another questionable accusation about Brett Kavanaugh.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
Ep. 812 What Did the Obama White House Know?
Summary:In this episode I address the forgotten connections to the Obama White House in the Spygate scandal. I also address the growing panic among Democrats about the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. Finally, I cover the possibility that the FBI has two sets of books on the Trump case.  News Picks:This key Democrat revealed their real strategy regarding Kavanaugh. The Russian collusion hoax is dead. Bury it.  The media is already signaling to the Supreme Court what should happen if Kavanaugh is confirmed.  Jeff Carlson’s new piece address the “insurance policy.”  Why is this key player in the Spygate scandal refusing to cooperate? The far-left lurch of the Democrat Party may cause them serious governing problems.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.  
58 min
Ep.811 The Real Reason FBI Officials Are Worried
Summary: In this episode I address the real reason the FBI is panicking over the release of its agents' text messages. I also cover the stunning new undercover videos by Project Veritas, which expose the tactics of the Deep State. Finally, I address out-of-control government spending and the Republicans' failure to stop it. News Picks: Debunking media claims about firearms and gun control. Project Veritas has some astonishing new undercover videos exposing the tactics of the Deep State.  When are conservatives going to fight back against out-of-control government spending?  Is Comey dropping a hint about the Mueller probe? Why is the accuser of Keith Ellison being treated differently? Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 810 Did You Catch the Stunning Revelation L...
Summary: In this episode I address the real reason the Democrats are demanding an FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh. I also address the stunning revelations last night by George Papadapoulos in a live cable news interview. Finally, I address the failures of single-payer health care and debunk liberal talking points on the issue. News Picks: The Democrats are demanding the impossible of Brett Kavanaugh. More denials in the Kavanaugh case. This IJR piece addresses the failures of government-run health care. Project Veritas exposes more astonishing deep-state corruption. Michelle Obama is back on the campaign trail. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.    
63 min
Ep. 809 Why the Media Is Panicking Over the Dec...
Summary: In this episode I address the media panic regarding President Trump’s declassification of key documents and texts in the Russia case. I also cover the real reason that the FBI is worried about the pending declassification of information regarding its tactics in the Russia probe. News Picks: Let the declassification begin. This Jeff Carlson piece asks the question, “Did the media know the truth about collusion the whole time?” This Paul Sperry piece addresses some key exculpatory information that was likely omitted from the FISA application. Maxine Waters doubles down on crazy and suggests “knocking off” President Trump. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can’t seem to grasp basic economics. What to expect when the Supreme Court returns. Why are the allegations of physical abuse against Democrat Keith Ellison being treated differently by the Democrats? Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
Ep. 808 If We Don’t Fight Back Now, We’re Finished
Summary: In this episode I address the troubling tactics by the Democrats to derail the Brett Kavanaugh nomination. If this is allowed to stand, these tactics will destroy Trump’s power to appoint people. I also address the explosive new revelations that FBI investigators may have fabricated the entire premise for the Trump investigation. News Picks: Do illegal immigrants commit crimes at a higher rate than American citizens? Another bombshell piece by John Solomon indicating that the FBI investigators knew the case against Trump was a joke.  This piece covers the highlights of another revealing Devin Nunes interview.  Bob Woodward spent two years trying to dig up dirt on Trump and concluded that the collusion story is nonsense. This Daily Caller piece indicates that the FBI used media leaks as a “pretext” to target the Trump team.  Is this former Obama administration lawyer in deep legal trouble with the Mueller probe? Andy McCarthy’s new piece provides some ideas about what may be in the FISA redactions.  Are the Democrats walking into a Colin Kaepernick trap? Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 807 Is the DOJ Hiding an Even Bigger Scandal?
Summary:In this episode I address the explosive allegations that the DOJ and the FBI may be hiding a more widespread abuse scandal. Finally, I discuss the disastrous budget situation and the effects of tax policy.  News Picks:Is Bob Mueller sweeping under the rug decades of illicit government spying? The federal government collected record amounts of tax revenue, yet it's still running a massive deficit. Dan Horowitz’s new piece details the disastrous new budget plans. In August alone, the federal government ran a $200 billion-plus deficit. This is a really bad sign for the NFL.  If John Kerry isn’t guilty of a Logan Act violation, then this ridiculous law should be repealed. The Obamacare Medicaid expansion is a lesson in economic mismanagement. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
52 min