Glenn to Sen. McConnell: You have an open invitation to come on the program

On radio this morning, Glenn revealed the name of a Republican senator who allegedly insinuated that supporters of FreedomWorks and the Senate Conservatives Fund are traitors to the party: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). Needless to say, Sen. McConnell’s office is not thrilled with the report, and they quickly reached out to Glenn's staff to ask who leaked the information.

After reaching out for a comment, a spokesman for Sen. McConnell told TheBlaze: “The anonymous claim is false. He neither said nor insinuated that.”

Glenn decided the best way to get to the bottom of this story would be for Sen. McConnell to speak for himself. So Glenn publically extended an invitation for Sen. McConnell to join him on an upcoming radio program and give his side of the story.

“Senator Mitch McConnell, the good senator from Kentucky… We'd sure like to have you on the air,” Glenn said. “And let's just discuss this. Let's talk about what happened in that meeting and the role you played… So let's do that.”

“This might not be advisable for him to take you up on this,” Stu said.

“Why,” Glenn asked. “Put me in my place. Put me in my place. Tell me.”

Pat suggested the interview might actually be a good idea because Sen. McConnell can ask his fellow Republican colleagues to come to his defense, if his remarks from the closed-door meeting were in anyway taken out of context.

“And then when he's on the air, he can say, ‘Hey, anybody is free and welcome to come on and talk about everything that happened in that meeting to back me up,’” Pat suggested.

“As long as he'll come on and say, ‘Hey, I am going to make sure that there are no repercussions at all. Because I want to make sure that people can tell the truth.’ I'll have everybody on. Let's have them on. There are no repercussions at all. Come on. Tell us what happened in that meeting. Tell us. Go ahead,” Glenn said. “Mitch McConnell, you have an open invitation to come on the program. And we will let you talk, just as we did with Newt Gingrich. We love to hear from progressive Republicans.”

We will be sure to let you know if/when Sen. McConnell responds to Glenn’s invitation.

As the Senate prepares for former President Trump's second impeachment trial, many are asking whether it's constitutional to try a president after leaving office. Alan Dershowitz, lawyer and host of the of "The Dershow," joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to talk about the legal battles Trump still faces.

Dershowitz said he believes the Senate doesn't have the authority to convict Trump, now that he's a private citizen again, and thus can't use impeachment to bar him from running for office again.

"The Constitution says the purpose of impeachment is to remove somebody. He [Trump] is out of office. There's nothing left to do.
It doesn't say you can impeach him to disqualify him for the future. It says, if you remove him you can then add disqualification, but you can't just impeach somebody to disqualify them," Dershowitz said.

"The Senate can't try ordinary citizens. So once you're an ordinary citizen, you get tried only in the courts, not in the Senate. So it's clearly unconstitutional," he added.

Dershowitz, who served on Trump's legal team during the first impeachment trial, also discussed whether he thinks Trump is legally (or even just ethically) responsible for the Capitol riot earlier this month, and whether those engaging in violence could be considered "domestic terrorists."

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A new, shocking CBS News poll shows that the majority of Americans believe they're facing a new enemy: other Americans.

More than two-thirds of poll respondents said they believe democracy in the U.S. is "threatened," and 54% said "other people in America" are the "biggest threat to the American way of life," rather than economic factors, viruses, natural disasters, or foreign actors.

Will it be possible to unite our nation with statistics like that? On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and Stu discussed the poll numbers and what they mean for our future.

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Countless leaders on the left are now arguing that removing President Donald Trump from office won't be enough — they're now calling for the president's "cult-like" supporters to be "deprogrammed." And it's not just fringe politicians.

During an appearance on "Real Time with Bill Maher" last week, former NBC anchor Katie Couric said, "The question is, how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi questioned whether the nation needs "a 9/11-type commission" to determine whether President Trump was colluding with Russian President Vladimir Putin "the day that the insurgents invaded our Capitol." Clinton also made sure to include her favorite "deplorables" in her unsubstantiated conspiracy theory:

"But we now know that not just [Trump] but his enablers, his accomplices, his cult members, have the same disregard for democracy," Clinton said to Pelosi.

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson and New York Times Magazine's Nikole Hannah-Jones agreed that there is a need for "millions of Americans, almost all white, almost all Republicans" to be deprogrammed and punished, during an MSNBC interview last week.

Now, a story from the Washington Post is also preaching that narrative and even added that we need more restrictions for conservatives on social media and in the broadcast industry.

"So now we have to be deprogrammed? We've heard this over and over and over and over again, for months," said Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday. He read through the shocking details of the Washington Post op-ed and discussed the extraordinary dangers of the latest anti-conservative movement in America.

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As calls for censorship and restrictions against conservative voices get louder, Glenn Beck said he feels an "awesome responsibility" to speak, not the words he'd personally like to say, but those he believes the Lord would want him to share.

"It's an awesome responsibility, and one that I am not worthy of," Glenn said. "I want to say ... what He wants me to say. And I have to listen very carefully, because I feel the same way you do. But that will get us nowhere."

Glenn said it's time for Americans who are awake — not woke — to come together, no matter which side of the political aisle you're on, and stand with the truth.

"We are the Alamo, we will stand. But we desperately, desperately need you," Glenn said. "We need the people who are awake — not woke — awake. You may disagree with us. We are your allies, not your enemies. And if you will not stand with us in our hour of need, there will be no one left to stand with you in your hour of need. We must all come together, anyone who is awake."

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