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.

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1801
Ep. 730 Mutually Assured Political Destruction
Summary:There is only one way to stop the liberal weaponization of our government: the employment of mutually assured destruction. In this episode I address what this means going forward. I also address the terrible economic and job advice given to our next generation.  News Picks:Despite all of the police-state Democrats’ conspiracy theories, they still can’t explain why the government spied on the Trump team.  Andy McCarthy explains the government’s hypocrisy on Spygate. Did this key figure in Spygate admit it’s all bunk? A great piece about liberals’ culture wars against us and how we may be winning. The media tried to attack President Trump yet inadvertently attacked Obama.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
1802
Ep. 729 The Real Reason the Media Won’t Use the...
Summary:In this episode I address the media’s disturbing propaganda efforts on behalf of police-state Democrats and the real reason they are desperate to avoid the use of the word “spy.”  I also discuss the culture wars liberals are waging against us and how to fight back.  News Picks:I appeared on Fox and Friends this morning and discussed why the media, and the Democrats, are desperate to avoid the use of the word “spy.” Chuck Ross covers some important questions about Spygate. An excellent piece about the media’s attempts to avoid the use of the word “spy.” Another stunning development in the Spygate scandal.  Marco Rubio joins the Resistance.  The liberal language police turn up the temperature. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
65 min
1803
Ep. 728 Don’t Let the Liberal Media Play Word G...
Summary:In this episode I address the scheme the liberal media and its police-state allies in the Democrat Party are running to hide the disturbing truth from the American people. I also address some big conservative wins in the culture wars.  News Picks:Why are they hiding the origins of the Spygate scandal? We won this fight with the snowflakes. Some NFL players are already looking for alternative ways to protest. Is ESPN waking up? Are they kidding? The police-state Dems are now calling for another witch hunt against the Republicans.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
1804
Ep. 727 Was the Washington Post Read In on Spyg...
Summary:In this episode I address the culture and economic wars liberals are waging against us and how they relate to the NFL’s policy change on kneeling for the anthem. I also discuss a 2016 Washington Post article that, incredibly, lays out the Spygate scandal in stunning detail.  News Picks:Study finds that Democrat students are less tolerant than Republicans.  The Russian who showed up for the Trump Tower meeting with Don Jr. has some awfully suspicious ties to the Clinton orbit.  An explosive piece from June 2016 that strongly indicates that inside information on Spygate was passed to the media before the FBI case was opened.  Another strong piece by Andy McCarthy about the FBI’s failures in the Clinton case. Is John Brennan telling us the real story about his Spygate involvement?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
68 min
1805
Ep. 726 There Will Be Order Here
Summary:In this episode I address the real reasons liberals are losing their minds over Trump’s comments about a violent gang. I also discuss the panic breaking out among former Obama administration officials as the Spygate timeline comes together.  News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting.  Andy McCarthy’s terrific piece about the constantly changing origin story of Spygate.  Byron York also addresses the Spygate origin story.  Are FBI agents going to blow the whistle? Here’s what may be stopping them.  Denis Prager’s piece explains the real reasons liberals are enraged that Trump called violent gang members “animals.”  Big wins last night for anti-establishment candidates. Support for “gun control” fades.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
65 min
1806
Ep. 725 It’s Worse Than They’re Letting On
Summary:A target of the Mueller probe gave an explosive interview to Laura Ingraham last night about the Obamagate spying scandal. I also address some of Ben Shapiro’s questions about the Trump investigation.  News Picks:Was the Papadopoulos meeting a setup the entire time? This article makes a compelling case.  Is the Hakluyt connection the next shoe to drop in the spying scandal?  John Brennan is in panic mode as his role in the spying scandal is exposed.  President Trump doubles down on his criticism of MS-13. Some data on school shootings. Why won’t this rapper meet with Trump?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
66 min
1807
Ep. 724 The Swamp Is Put on Notice by President...
Summary:Donald Trump has ordered an investigation into the origins of the spying scandal on his campaign team. In this episode I explain what this means for the Swamp. I also explain the intricate web of deception designed to cover up Obama’s role in this.  News Picks:The FBI source’s name in the Trump witch hunt is making rounds in the media.  Unreal. Another Russian with ties to the Clintons contacts the Trump team.  The Obama Fixer and her client reappear. Why did former Obama lawyer Bob Bauer leave his law firm?  Another great piece about the Russia witch hunt.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
1808
Ep. 723 The Surveillance State and Its Media Al...
Summary:In this episode I address the troubling tactics of surveillance state regimes. I also address how some of these same tactics were used against the Trump team.  News Picks:An illustrative piece by Andy McCarthy on The NY Times efforts to drive the new narrative on the spying operation against Trump.  More evidence that John Brennan knows more than he’s letting on.  An older piece that debunks the idea that Christopher Steele was the “source” of the dossier information.  The leaker in the Michael Cohen case will likely be prosecuted.  The president called MS-13 “animals.”They are. Is Google looking to vacuum up personal data?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
65 min
1809
Ep. 722 The Whole Scandal Comes Crashing Down
Summary:In this episode I address the stunning NY Times story yesterday which is evidence that the entire Russian collusion narrative has collapsed, and the coverup has begun.  News Picks:The NY Times finally admits what we already knew - the Obama administration spied on Donald Trump.  Bloomberg anti-gun shill and anti-civil liberties advocate Shannon Watts gets owned on social media.  The FBI’s troubling spy tactics on the Trump team exposed.  Powerful images of the President which many in the media are ignoring. Why is the tech community using a hate group to police “hate”?  Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
1810
Ep. 721 Police-State Liberals Are Using Economi...
Summary:In this episode I address the exploding economic war liberals are waging against the rest of us. I also discuss how to fight back.  I also address John Brennan’s disgraceful role in the framing of the Trump team.  News Picks:Russia is developing a deadly weapon we have no defense against. The liberal culture war has spilled into comic books. An explosive piece showing that John Brennan hasn’t been honest about his role in the setup of the Trump team.  A Maltese professor played a key role in the Trump investigation.  The White House is rejecting media efforts to spin this story.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
1811
Ep. 720 All the Schemers Know Each Other
Summary:New revelations show just how corrupt the operation against Donald Trump and the subsequent investigative smokescreen really are.  News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting. Seattle passes the most ridiculous tax yet.  This piece raises serious questions about the origins of the operation against Trump.  More on Bob Mueller’s deep conflicts in the Russia probe.  Did Bob Mueller really indict a company that didn’t even exist? The White House is debunking another fake news story.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
58 min
1812
Ep. 719 The Swamp Is Panicking
Summary:In this episode I address the panic breaking out in the Swamp as the truth about the operation to take down Trump comes out.  I also debunk liberal myths about health care and economics using some troubling current news stories. News Picks:This piece nails it. It breaks down the inconsistent statements from players involved in the scheme to take down Donald Trump.  This older piece covers the attempts of players in the scheme to cover up their tracks.  Why did this UN nuclear inspector suddenly resign after Trump’s Iran deal decision? Single-payer health care continues to be a disaster.  This isn’t a debate; the Left sees it as a fight.   .Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
56 min
1813
Ep. 718 Was There a Spy Embedded in the Trump T...
Summary: Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting takes on some net neutrality myths.  A terrific piece about the war on wisdom. Why are wages not going up, given the hot economy? Conservatives under attack on another college campus.  A piece about Stefan Halper that will open your eyes.  More on Stefan Halper and his Russian allegations.  What was Hakluyt’s role in the spying scandal on the Trump team? “Who is the source” is the most important question in D.C. right now.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
57 min
1814
Ep. 717 Liberals Are Losing Their Minds Over This
Summary:In this episode I address the outrageous liberal meltdown over the NY Times piece by Bari Weiss about Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, and the Intellectual Dark Web. I also discuss the biggest scandal in DC right now: Who is the mystery “source” the DOJ is hiding?  News Picks:This piece about Ben Shapiro, Jordan Peterson, and more is driving liberals mad. Bob Mueller’s special counsel investigation is in deep trouble.  Why is Bob Mueller so interested in a guy being represented by Obama’s former lawyer? Bob Mueller interviewed Erik Prince. Why? John McCain admits his role in the dossier scandal.  A terrorist dares to opine on the CIA pick. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
1815
Ep. 716 Who Is the Source?
Summary:Major breaking news yesterday about the plot to set up Trump, the media cover-up, and alleged payments to Trump’s attorney. News Picks:A 2016 piece about troubling ties between the Clinton team and a Russian oligarch targeted by Mueller.  Why was the Clinton team hiding its relationship with Pinchuk?  NBC is reporting on payments to Trump’s attorney, but the payments are from a Russian connected to the Clintons.  More on Pinchuk’s connections to the Clintons.  Devastating piece about DOJ efforts to hide a Mueller source. Who’s the source? How did Stormy Daniels’ attorney get the bank records?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
1816
Ep. 715 Let’s Make Liberals Play by Their Own R...
Summary:Liberals have weaponized the government to attack their political opponents. Let’s see how they like their new “rules” by using the rules on them. I also address some stunning news about the Mike Flynn case.  News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting:“Taking on liberal income inequality myths.” John Kerry should be investigated and prosecuted if necessary.  What is the DOJ hiding?  Turns out conservatives are the real environmentalists. Rosie O’Donnell should be investigated and prosecuted if the evidence warrants.  Five things to look out for in today’s election.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
1817
Ep. 714 Democrats and Their Double Standards
Summary:In this episode I address the scandalous actions of John Kerry and how the Justice Department should handle it. I also discuss the hypocrisies of the anti-gun movement and the continued liberal war on God and religion.  News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting: “Did the NRA ban guns at the NRA convention?” People are fighting back against the anti-gun crowd. These four numbers are really bad for Democrats.  Another troubling story about the Democrats’ war on God.  Scandalous actions by John Kerry. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
1818
Ep. 713 It Just Keeps Getting Worse
Summary:In this episode I address the destructive, and ongoing, culture war liberals are waging against conservatives and things you can do to fight back. I also address some devastating revelations about the plot to take down Trump.  News Picks:Don’t trust Facebook. The company is not on the side of free speech. Look at how many Obama administration alumni work at Facebook.  Read these questions by Bob Mueller and notice how open-ended they are. It’s a trick. Did someone at the Justice Department authorize a wiretap of Trump’s lawyer? Great news for President Trump regarding black voters.  Don’t forget this piece about the Russian lawyer involved in the scheme to entrap the Trump team.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
1819
Ep. 712 The Left Has Thrown the Rules Out
Summary:In today’s episode I address the expanding liberal war on our culture, our economic freedom, and our right to protect ourselves. I also discuss how to fight back and win.  News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting debunks leftist attempts to do damage control regarding socialist Venezuela. Another terrific piece by Lee Smith addressing the media’s role in the Russian collusion hoax. This former Trump associate isn’t taking any more garbage from Russian collusion conspiracy theorists. The Clinton machine’s role in the dossier is worse than previously stated.  This ammunition company is fighting back against anti-gun politicians. The Left is relentlessly attacking; here are some examples.  Facebook is “ranking” trustworthiness?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
62 min
1820
Ep. 711 Are Conservatives Gaining Ground in the...
Summary:In this episode I address the real-world ramifications of liberal economic policies and provide evidence that the consequences are becoming visible. I also address the FBI’s continued efforts to delay the release of critical information that could entirely dismantle the Russian collusion narrative.  News Picks:Why did the Mueller team leak their questions for Trump? What is the FBI hiding from us regarding its communications with Crowdstrike? Hyperinflation is destroying the Venezuelan economy.  Liberalism is decimating San Francisco. The Israelis pulled off one of the boldest spy operations I’ve ever heard of.  Another celebrity questions where his tax money is going.  China’s missile development is creating access problems for us.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
54 min
1821
Ep. 710 The Secret Back Channel Exposed
Summary:In this episode I address the secret intelligence back channel exposed in last week's report from Congress on the Russia probe. I also discuss the real ramifications of the growing national debt problem and a political strategy for building electoral power.  News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting: Did the NRA “ban guns” at the NRA convention?  Unbelievably, the secret probe into Trump continues.  Facebook is spamming my content. When is this going to stop?  The U.S. is rapidly approaching insolvency. These debt numbers are staggering.  An article that does an excellent job explaining why the GOP’s electoral strategy is failing.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
56 min
1822
Ep. 709 Was the Corrupt Bargain Revealed in thi...
Summary:In this episode I address the troubling revelation by a key player in the framing of Trump that she is a Russian government informant. I also discuss a newly released text message that indicates that the Clinton email investigation was a sham.  News Picks:This key player in the framing of Trump finally admits she was a spy.  Who is funding this witch-hunt against Trump? The answer is troubling. Who is Dan Jones? The White House Correspondents’ Dinner was a disaster. The ruthless attack on Press Secretary Sanders was disgusting. Is this the real reason North Korea stopped nuclear missile testing? More college campus insanity about “toxic masculinity.” Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
55 min
1823
Ep. 708 Explosive New Texts Suggest the Witch H...
Summary:The new texts, released yesterday, contain some explosive information indicating that the witch hunt against Trump may have been preplanned. Also, I address Jim Comey’s outrageous interview with Bret Baier and recent economic and Obamacare news. News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting: “Is the CDC really banned from researching gun violence?” Are Republicans giving Obamacare repeal another shot? An incredible piece which describes a potential intelligence back-channel used to build a case against the Trump team.  Jim Comey can’t be telling the truth; here’s why.  The teacher walkouts are spreading.  Some sour economic news. But better days are ahead.    Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
58 min
1824
Ep. 707 The Democrats Can't Hide from the Russi...
Summary:In this episode I address the disturbing attacks on Dr. Ronny Jackson and why they should wake up sleeping Republicans. I also discuss the Mueller probe and the uncovering of negative information about the Democrats. They can’t hide any more. News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting: “Is the US #1 in Childhood Poverty?” Dr. Ronny Jackson withdraws his name from consideration for VA secretary after a slew of disgusting attacks on his character. Why has the Mueller probe failed to interview this Russian lawyer? A solid article describing the dangers of the “war on cash.”  Even the Democrats are questioning Bernie Sanders' latest crazy idea. Another solid judicial pick confirmed.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
1825
Ep. 706 Did Mueller Find Something?
Summary:Did Bob Mueller find something so destructive to the Democrats that he had to refer it for investigation? In today’s episode I address the explosive revelations yesterday that were largely ignored by the media, but are beginning to paint a devastating picture of the attack on Trump.  News Picks:Today’s edition of liberal myth-busting: “Does the minimum wage reduce poverty?” This article about the raid on Paul Manafort’s House has some explosive revelations. Why did an Obama attorney who was working with Paul Manafort suddenly resign from his law firm? Is former FBI Deputy Director McCabe going to cooperate with the government misconduct investigation? Another Hillary scheme exposed. A stunning announcement by Jeff Sessions yesterday seems to contradict the Democrats’ “collusion” narrative.  Liberals double down on their attacks on religion.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min