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. 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
Episode Zero Mission Statement
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Ep. 668 It’s Past Time for Justice and Accounta...
In this episode I address the complete failure of government at multiple levels and the subsequent lack of accountability. This cannot continue. I also address a recently announced economic policy that will severely damage our economy. This 2017 piece will astound you. It describes a Russian effort to steal technology, and it ties into the Clintons. This Democrat Senator said he wouldn’t vote for a judicial nominee because of his skin color.  This is a great piece about the damage tariffs do to the economy.  Georgia is fighting back against liberal economy warfare.  More Obama administration email problems.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
63 min
Ep. 667 Conservative America Can Win the Cultur...
In this episode I discuss the liberals' misguided view that they are “winning” the culture wars. It’s a common view in elitist circles that ignores the long-term trends. We are winning, not them. A great piece that explains why the Left refuses to discuss arming school staff. This troubling piece puts forth the misguided premise that liberals are “winning” the culture wars. They aren’t.  It’s time to fight back against the growing economic and cultural battles liberals are waging against us.  Is YouTube relying on a radical, extremist organization to police content? This MSNBC host thinks the Second Amendment doesn’t apply to rifles.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
66 min
Ep. 665 A Timeline of the Biggest Scandal in Mo...
In this episode I walk through the timeline of the most disturbing government spying scandal in modern American history: The Obamagate spying scandal. Here’s an excellent timeline of the events surrounding the Obamagate spying scandal. CNN reported months ago about foreign efforts to spy on the Trump team. Was Donald Trump spied on directly? Why did this British spy chief step down after Trump was elected president? Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
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Ep. 664 Are Liberals Losing the Culture War?
In this episode I address the Democrats’ panic as they transition to a new narrative in the Russia case. I also discuss the catastrophic failures of Broward County Sheriff Israel and his disturbing comments on his leadership. I also address why liberals are losing the debate over the Second Amendment. Conservatives are finally fighting back against liberal economic warfare. This piece explains why the NRA is an influential organization, and it challenges silly liberal talking points.  Finally, a company stands up to the liberal economic war on America. Was Trump, himself, spied on? Check out this piece.  Dealing with “aggressive violence” from a practical perspective.  This piece challenges the viewpoint that justice has been done in the Russia case.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved. 
65 min
Ep. 663 What's Coming Next Will Surprise You
In this episode, I uncover more troubling connections between the Clinton campaign and people working against the Trump team during the spying scandal. I also address a critical Supreme Court case being heard today and how it will upend national politics. Is the collusion story finished? Is the special counsel moving on to another angle?Why can’t investigators find Sergei Millian, and why should you care?President Trump should thank the Democrats for their memo. It helps him. The Democrats’ memo is a disaster for them. Why did they release it?More bizarre connections to the Clinton team in the spying scandal.Debunking the gun control crowd’s myths.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
Ep. 662 Where Do We Go from Here ?
In this episode I address the vitriol directed at Second Amendment supporters and the CNN town hall. I also address the budget disaster and the ridiculous Obama team economic criticisms of the Trump team. This piece debunks some common myths about firearms and the SecondAmendment. What happened at that CNN town hall?A student at the CNN town hall is claiming the questions were scripted.The NY attorney general is continuing his attacks on conservatives.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.    
48 min
Ep. 661 Conservative Voices Are Being Silenced
In this episode I address the continued attacks on conservative voices and the efforts to suppress honest political debate. I also discuss some positive news about the economy that you may not be hearing about.  The hysteria to label everyone Russian “bots” may lead to liberals as well. Was Michael Moore “colluding” with the Russians? Was Barack Obama a “deficit cutter”?Are we looking at strong economic growth ahead? Read this brief piece. A Trump bump in approval ratings? Absolutely. Why the war on guns has failed.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
45 min
Ep. 660 I Really Need Your Help
Twitter is targeting conservatives again. I need your help to fight back. I address the ongoing media effort to silence conservative voices in the debate over firearms and public safety.  Is the United States really the most violent developed country? Or is the Left deceiving you again?  Are mass shootings on the rise? Criminals do not care about gun laws. The evidence is everywhere.  Can the president obstruct justice in the Russia probe? Did the Australian gun ban work?  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved
58 min
Ep. 659 Are the Democrats Signaling Trouble Ahead?
Are the Democrats growing concerned that the Russia probe is going to blow up on them? In this episode I’ll address some of the warning signs. I also address the major problem with gun control initiatives and the government’s fascination with a cashless society. This Democrat senator is giving off some serious warning signs about the Russia probe.  Why is this influential Russian and Putin ally leaving his role in these companies?  The Democrats are worried about the increasing popularity of the tax cuts. Beware of a cashless society. Government loves this idea.  Spending is out of control, and these numbers are disturbing.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
55 min
Ep. 658 What Are They Hiding?
Suspiciously, the recent indictment of multiple Russians by the special counsel was missing something. Why are leading Democrats now turning on Obama?  Here’s the full transcript of the December 2016 press conference in which former President Obama downplayed Russian meddling in the 2016 election.  Are you absolutely sure the Russians hacked the DNC? This is an older piece that challenges that premise.  Can President Trump be charged with obstruction of justice for exercising his constitutional authority? A Facebook manager is acknowledging that parts of the media’s Russian narrative are not true. This piece debunks the growing liberal attacks on the NRA. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
59 min
Russian Indictments, Special Edition
Multiple Russians were indicted today for their role in interfering in the 2016 elections. Here’s a quick update. 
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Ep. 657 The Scandal Grows
In this episode I cover the suspicious disappearance of the Russian “collusion” narrative from the media coverage. I also address the growing controversy over the Mike Flynn prosecution. Finally, I discuss the reasons the debate about firearms is stagnant.  No, President Trump did not allow the “mentally ill” to purchase firearms. This is a lie, plain and simple.  Did the “assault weapons” ban reduce gun violence? The disturbing case against Mike Flynn has taken a puzzling new turn.  More on the Mike Flynn case.  This piece discusses the Left’s fascination with “abnormalizing” Trump. Why has the media stopped discussing the “collusion” story? Why wasn’t President Trump informed about the scope of the investigation against his team? Government spending is the real “trickle-down” economics.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
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Ep. 656 What Can be Done to Fix This?
What can be done to prevent targeted school violence? I discuss some research findings by the Secret Service that every parent and school official should read.  I also address the growing controversy surrounding the alleged DNC “hack” by the Russians. Did it even happen? Finally, I discuss some positive economic news, debunking liberal attempts to talk down the good news.  Please read this Secret Service report on targeted school violence and some of the warning signs. Why are leftists so unhappy? Prager has an interesting perspective. Did the Russians really hack the DNC? The story seems to be falling apart.  The spy agencies were criticized by the courts for a “lack of candor” in their surveillance requests. Another terrific piece pointing out some of the issues with the cryptic Susan Rice email. Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
61 min
Ep. 655 Are Obama Officials Starting to Turn?
In this episode I address the growing Susan Rice email scandal and a theory that she may be flipping on the Obama team. I also talk about some warning signs in the economy and an incident in Syria that taught the Russians a tough lesson.  A stunning development: Was the Hillary campaign paying someone who was also working for connected Russians? The Russians learned a tough lesson in Syria last week.  Beware, higher interest rates may be right around the corner. Look at the January inflation numbers.  Here’s an older article that sums up Susan Rice’s troubling role in spying on the Trump team.  Are there chemicals in your products causing obesity? An interesting article about the myth of the Social Security “trust fund.” An older piece that quotes John Brennan regarding Bob Mueller. These guys need the special counsel to distract America from the spying scandal.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
60 min
Ep. 654 More Strange Occurrences
The dossier is still unverified. Why did Obama’s national security adviser send this bizarre email to herself? A great synopsis of our debt and spending problems summed up in one article. No, Obama cannot take credit for the economic growth going on.  An older piece that describes the broad surveillance net a FISA warrant can cast.  This piece from 2017 describes the CIA-FBI relationship with regard to the dossier verification process.  Copyright CRTV. All rights reserved.
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