Mitch McConnell reaching new lows

Glenn is particularly excited about the year’s crop of Republican candidates because they represent and articulate small government principles in a remarkable way. Matt Bevin, who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky, is a candidate Glenn has vocally lent his support to for quite some time now. While the poll numbers aren’t great for Bevin ahead of the May 20 primary, on radio this morning, Bevin joined Glenn explained why the race is far from over.

“I talked to Matt Kibbe yesterday, and he said you are tracking exactly the same way that Ted Cruz was tracking at this point in his campaign,” Glenn said. “And when I was watching Ted Cruz – I don't know how many points he was behind – and everyone said, ‘No way to win.’ But they were thinking traditional and didn't see that last surge coming.”

“They tend to ignore the trends that are happening. What they are failing to appreciate is that despite the millions [McConnell’s] spent to con me into oblivion, every time a poll is taken, I have gained ground,” Bevin explained. “I went to 50 some down, to 40 some, to 30 system, and now 20 some. They say, ‘You have no chance.’ Interestingly, when McConnell ran 30 years ago, three months before the election, he was 40 plus percent down in the polls. That's the way Kentucky works. I tell people: The trend is my friend. We have great enthusiasm.”

Sen. McConnell has enjoyed the support of the GOP establishment, and people like Karl Rove have dumped millions into his campaign. The tactics used have been pretty dirty, which shows how much of a threat they believe Bevin poses.

“I have never seen anything like what Mitch McConnell and Karl Rove are doing,” Glenn said.

“I'm not surprised by anything,” Bevin admitted. “But here's what I know: He's a man getting increasingly desperate. I found out last week he's asking people I went to high school with, literally. Everywhere I go, he pays people to follow me around and take pictures of everyone that talks to me,” Bevin said. “He did promise to run a presidential-style campaign. He just doesn't tell us which president he was looking to emulate… It's a very Alinsky-style approach he's taking. I don't think it's going to work. And I think he's beginning to sense it’s not looking good for him.”

One of the reasons Glenn has been giving these races so much attention is because of the national implications they have. In order to get this country back on track we are going to need dedicated individuals who are willing to fight, and Bevin believes he can be that man.

“This is what's at stake in this race. This is a battle not only this in race, but others like this. This is probably the penultimate among them in 2014. It is a battle for the heart and soul of the entire political process," Bevin said. "If people still want this to be a government that's of and by and for the people… then I need their support… I am willing to be the shot heard around the world… I will stand here and get his teeth kicked in order to do the right thing. We, the American people, have got to wake up. We have to be engaged. And we have to turn out at the polls – not only in this race, but in every race, because otherwise our government is being hijacked by people who do not have our best intentions at heart.”

Learn more about Bevin’s campaign HERE.

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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