Sen. John McCain questions Rep. Louie Gohmert’s intelligence

On radio this morning, Glenn played some remarkable audio from Senator John McCain (R-AZ) talking about his Republican colleague Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX). Speaking on NBC’s Nightly News with Brian Williams last night, Sen. McCain was asked if the Senate had lost its sense of decorum. Williams cited a comment Rep. Gohmert made linking Sen. McCain to al Qaeda.

“I want to play again, I want to play again what John McCain just said about Louie Gohmert,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “I want you to listen to this. Now, John McCain was overseas in Syria arming Al-Qaeda and the Muslim Brotherhood. And he was hanging out with a top leader. Now, our guys who work on For the Record, they were looking at all of the pictures and they were like, ‘Oh, my gosh, look who he's standing with. That's one of the top leaders of Al-Qaeda.’”

“So that's why Louie Gohmert said that he was siding with Al-Qaeda or whatever the quote was,” Pat added. “I don't remember exactly what he said.”

The comment in question was made during a speech at the Values Voter Summit on Friday, in which Rep. Gohmert said:

GOHMERT: Over in the Middle East, we talk to allies and they wonder which one of us are going to be the next ones that you throw under the bus. When it comes to the shutdown that’s going on, I heard just before I came on, some senator from Arizona — a guy that liked Gadhafi before he wanted to bomb him, a guy that liked Mubarak before he wanted him out, a guy that’s been to Syria and supported al Qaeda and the rebels — but he was saying today the shutdown has been a fool’s errand, and I agree with him. The president and Harry Reid should not have shut this government down.

“Now listen,” Glenn said sarcastically, “after all of the things that John Boehner, that Peter King and everybody else has called Ted Cruz - Brian Williams and NBC decide to bring up to the good senator, the very good senator who could never say a bad word about Ted Kennedy, a killer, could never say a bad word about anybody, Brian Williams wants to talk to this good senator about decorum.”

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BRIAN WILLIAMS:  Is this the way we do business now in Washington?  Is consensus dead, is compromise dead?  And how about decorum?  You have very nicely passed it off, but recently Congressman Gohmert of Texas called you an Al-Qaeda supporter and it hardly made a blimp in all the talk.

JOHN McCAIN:  Well, on that particular issue sometimes those are -- comments like that are made out of malice, but if someone has no intelligence, I don't view it as being a malicious statement.

“Brian Williams' question was: Is compromise dead. Who was it that said ‘I will not compromise’? It was the president. So is compromise dead? Yes,” Glenn explained. “This president declared it dead. Is bribery dead? No, it's not. Bribery is alive and well. All you have to do is be very clever with how you bribe your constituents to make sure that you get into office. Mitch McConnell.”

“By the way,” Stu added. “Did I hear that right or did John McCain respond to a question about decorum with a stupid joke? I mean that's the decorum?”

“Of course it is,” Glenn concluded. “Of course it is.”

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Glenn Beck: THIS is why Biden nominated Merrick Garland as attorney general

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Many will remember President Biden's attorney general nominee Merrick Garland as the man Republicans refused to hold a Supreme Court confirmation hearing for back in 2016. So, was Garland's AG nomination just meant to be a slap in the face to Republicans? Glenn Beck thinks there's a lot more to it.

Given how focused Democrats are on rooting out vaguely defined "right-wing extremism," Garland's work in supervising the prosecution of the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing suspects gives us a hint, Glenn suggested on radio this week. He said he's "all for" stopping dangerous extremists, but couldn't help noticing how Garland isn't talking about any of the destruction that happened over the summer.

"I am all for justice. I am all for making sure we catch the bad guys, as long as the bad guys are not defined to be on only one side," Glenn said. "Merrick Garland said [Monday] that there was no comparison between what happened on January 6th and what happened over the summer. That is because the Washington elites see themselves as better than somebody who owns a taco stand. I don't. The Constitution doesn't. They are the same crime."

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"All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef. You can get used to the taste difference," said holy anointed billionaire Bill Gates. Green activism has been around for decades. But what used to be wacky has now worked its way into the world's power structure. You must believe the science. You cannot question the science.

The Texas power failure provided America with a disturbing and deadly preview of the Great Reset. But Bill Gates, AOC, and other Democrats say this only proves we need to enforce MORE green policies.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn Beck reveals how deep the Great Reset tentacles reach into government and business to strangle freedom and their efforts to control every aspect of your private life.

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Why are we letting criminals out of prison while putting pastors in? Pastor James Coates of Canada's GraceLife Church was recently fined, arrested, and put in maximum security prison for violating lockdown rules.

Rebel News founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on "Glenn TV" to discuss the story. Ezra said he's noticed a trend of government officials "picking on" Christians as "lockdownism" becomes almost a new kind of religion, and warned this might be just the start of more persecution to come.

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As politicians and the mainstream media continue to insist that America is divided and at each other's throats, Dr. Ben Carson has a different message. He joined the "Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to discuss his time in the Trump administration and how we move forward and heal America. Overall, he says, we must realize "Americans are NOT each other's enemies."

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