Matt Kibbe: We’re fighting for the soul of the Republican Party

On radio this morning, Matt Kibbe of Freedom Works joined Glenn to talk about the state of the Republican Party.

“We're in a total different situation than we were five years ago, aren't we,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “We're not sitting here as a helpless, small group of ragtag people who don't know what they're doing but are trying to throw some things together. We've used the five years – people have all over this country – to figure out how do I get my voice out? How do I cobble people together? How do I build a coalition? How do I have a source other than mainstream media? Where are we sitting today?”

“I think today we're fighting for the soul of the Republican Party, and whether or not it actually represents us or if we're going to have to go somewhere else to get what we need. But to me, it's not really a Republican or Democrat thing,” Matt said.” It's the insiders have really circled the wagons – doing it on Obamacare and doing it on all their special perks. And the reason that it's so hostile right now… [is] we're literally knocking on the front doo. And we're not only going to get a seat at the table, but they are afraid we're going to take over the directors... And I think that's why we need to understand how tough it is, how big the opportunity is to actually beat these guys.”

The President may have the media on his side when it comes to the public relations battle that accompanies a situation like we are currently facing in Washington, but is there any chance for Republicans to emerge victorious from this dogfight?

“I think if we can get the Republicans to hold the line, I think the reality is that we can beat the public relations campaign that the President of the United States always used to win because he had the soap box. But everything is more decentralized now,” Matt explained. “We can tell stories about the government stopping World War II veterans from getting into their own memorial. We can tell stories about all of the ridiculous, nonessential employees that we really don't need to be funding. We've got to drive the message from the outside. And I think we do have to focus on the Democrats. We've got the Republicans where we want them for now. And everybody is watching public opinion. They watch polls. It's almost like crack cocaine to these guys. But we got to drive the message from the outside. That's why Facebook, that's why talk radio, that's why the Internet is so potent when it comes to it being in the hands of patriots.”

On Friday's radio program, Bill O'Reilly joins Glenn Beck discuss the possible outcomes for the Democrats in 2020.

Why are former President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama working overtime to convince Americans they're more moderate than most of the far-left Democratic presidential candidates? Is there a chance of a Michelle Obama vs. Donald Trump race this fall?

O'Reilly surmised that a post-primary nomination would probably be more of a "Bloomberg play." He said Michael Bloomberg might actually stand a chance at the Democratic nomination if there is a brokered convention, as many Democratic leaders are fearfully anticipating.

"Bloomberg knows he doesn't really have a chance to get enough delegates to win," O'Reilly said. "He's doing two things: If there's a brokered convention, there he is. And even if there is a nominee, it will probably be Biden, and Biden will give [him] Secretary of State or Secretary of Treasury. That's what Bloomberg wants."

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Friday, award-winning investigative reporter John Solomon, a central figure in the impeachment proceedings, explained his newly filed lawsuit, which seeks the records of contact between Ukraine prosecutors and the U.S. Embassy officials in Kiev during the 2016 election.

The records would provide valuable information on what really happened in Ukraine, including what then-Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter were doing with Ukrainian energy company, Burisma Holdings, Solomon explained.

The documents, which the State Department has withheld thus far despite repeated requests for release by Solomon, would likely shed light on the alleged corruption that President Donald Trump requested to be investigated during his phone call with the president of Ukraine last year.

With the help of Southeastern Legal Foundation, Solomon's lawsuit seeks to compel the State Department to release the critical records. Once released, the records are expected to reveal, once and for all, exactly why President Trump wanted to investigate the dealings in Ukraine, and finally expose the side of the story that Democrats are trying to hide in their push for impeachment.

"It's been a one-sided story so far, just like the beginning of the Russia collusion story, right? Everybody was certain on Jan. 9 of 2017 that the Christopher Steele dossier was gospel. And our president was an agent of Russia. Three years later, we learned that all of that turned out to be bunk, " Solomon said.

"The most important thing about politics, and about investigations, is that there are two sides to a story. There are two pieces of evidence. And right now, we've only seen one side of it," he continued. "I think we'll learn a lot about what the intelligence community, what the economic and Treasury Department community was telling the president. And I bet the story was way more complicated than the narrative that [House Intelligence Committee Chairman] Adam Schiff [D-Calif.] has woven so far."

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Carter Page, a former advisor to Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, found himself at the center of the Russia probe and had his reputation and career destroyed by what we now know were lies from our own intelligence system and the media.

On the TV show Thursday, Page joined Glenn Beck to speak out about how he became the subject of illegal electronic surveillance by the FBI for more than two years, and revealed the extent of the corruption that has infiltrated our legal systems and our country as a whole.

"To me, the bigger issue is how much damage this has done to our country," Page told Glenn. "I've been very patient in trying to ... find help with finding solutions and correcting this terrible thing which has happened to our country, our judicial system, DOJ, FBI -- these once-great institutions. And my bigger concern is the fact that, although we keep taking these steps forward in terms of these important findings, it really remains the tip of the iceberg."

Page was referencing the report by Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, which revealed that the FBI made "at least 17 significant errors or omissions" in its Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) applications for warrants to spy on Page, a U.S. citizen.

"I think this needs to be attacked from all angles," Glenn said. "The one angle I'm interested in from you is, please tell me you have the biggest badass attorneys that are hungry, starving, maybe are a little low to pay their Mercedes payments right now, and are just gearing up to come after the government and the media. Are they?"

I can confirm that that is the case," Page replied.

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On Wednesday's TV show, Glenn Beck sat down with radio show host, author, political commentator, and film critic, Michael Medved.

Michael had an interesting prediction for the 2020 election outcome: a brokered convention by the DNC will usher in former First Lady Michelle Obama to run against President Donald Trump.

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