Glenn met Senate candidate Matt Bevin at FreePAC Kentucky… did he live up to the hype?

On Saturday, Glenn headed to Louisville, Kentucky for FreePAC. Hosted by FreedomWorks, the event featured conservative pundits, politicians, entrepreneurs, and community leaders offering solutions to the problems that face our nation. Glenn delivered the keynote speech at the event, and he also had the opportunity to formally meet some of the candidates he has come to know through radio and television interviews. On radio this morning, Glenn explained why “these are the kinds of people that we have been waiting for.”

“So we went to FreePAC in Kentucky this weekend, and I met with some candidates,” Glenn said. “These are the kinds of people that we have been waiting for. These are the kinds of people that we've been praying for. These are exactly the people that we had been begging for five years ago… They're here now.”

One of the candidates Glenn has been particularly excited about is U.S. Senate candidate Matt Bevin who is challenging Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. While Bevin has spoken to Glenn on both radio and TV many times over the last few months, the two have never met. Bevin spoke right before Glenn at Saturday’s event, and they got to spend a bit of time together backstage.

“I spent some time with Matt for the first time behind-the-scenes and spent about 20 minutes talking to him and his wife and his best friend,” Glenn said. “I will tell you that I was impressed with Matt Bevin beforehand. I was probably a hundred times more impressed after meeting with him personally. The guy is the real deal. And I really truly believe called by God.”

As Glenn explained, the way he felt meeting with Bevin this weekend was quite similar to how he felt when he first encountered Senators Mike Lee (R-UT) and Ted Cruz (R-TX).

“I think this is the best candidate I have seen behind-the-scenes. I don't think I've ever walked away feeling better about somebody than Matt Bevin,” Glenn said. “I was thoroughly impressed. Pat was, too.”

This year’s crop of small government, liberty-minded candidates truly has the potential to change the landscape of Congress. Glenn encouraged the audience to find a candidate – Republican, Democrat, libertarian – and support them in whatever way they can.

“Teddy Roosevelt's dream of a progressive Republican Party is on the ropes. You are so close to winning… But the key is: Don't listen to the progressive Republican media,” Glenn concluded. “This country has to be about principles not politics and politicians. Principles over parties. So you found your principles. But while you were busy being busy, others have heard the call and have risen up. Now you have the best of both worlds. Now you can be busy being busy doing the things you're supposed to do and have some people who can actually represent you and hold true to the Constitution. It's all here in the next few months.”

Time after time, Americans have taken to the streets to defend our constitutional rights, whether it was our livelihood at stake -- or our lives. But, what was the point of all the civil rights movements that came before, if we're about to let the government take our rights away now?

On his Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck argued that Americans are tired of having our rights trampled by "tyrannical" leaders from state and local governments who are ignoring our unalienable rights during this pandemic.

"Our nanny state has gone too far. The men and women in office -- the ones closest to our communities, our towns, our cities -- are now taking advantage of our fear," Glenn said. "Like our brothers and sisters of the past, we need to start making the decisions that will put our destiny, and our children's destiny, back into our hands."

It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable, but some Americans are fighting back, risking losing their jobs and businesses or even jail time, as they battle to take back our civil rights.

Here are just a few of their stories:

After New Jersey's Atilis Gym reopened in defiance of the governor's executive order, the Department of Health shut them down for "posing a threat to the public health." Co-owner Ian Smith says somebody sabotaged the gym's toilets with enire rolls of paper to create the public health "threat."

Oregon Salon owner, Lindsey Graham, was fined $14 thousand for reopening. She said she was visited by numerous government organizations, including Child Protective Services, in what she believes are bullying tactics straight from the governor's office.

77-year-old Michigan barber, Karl Manke, refused to close his shop even when facing arrest. "I couldn't go another 30 days without an income," he said. But when local police refused to arrest him, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's (D) office suspending his business license instead.

Port of Seattle police officer Greg Anderson was suspended after he spoke out against enforcing what he called "tyrannical orders" imposed amid coronavirus lockdowns.

Kentucky mother-of-seven, Mary Sabbatino, found herself under investigation for alleged child abuse after breaking social distancing rules at a bank. After a social worker from child protective services determined there was no sign of abuse, he still sought to investigate why the Sabbatino's are homeschooling, and how they can give "adequate attention to that many children."

Dallas salon owner Shelley Luther was sentenced to seven days in jail after she defied the state-mandated stay-at-home orders to reopen her business.

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It took less than two months of the coronavirus tyranny to make America unrecognizable. Leaders from state and local governments across the U.S. have flattened the curve of some of our most basic constitutional rights, but some Americans are fighting back — and risking jail time or losing their businesses.

On Wednesday night's GBTV special, Glenn Beck argued that we're witnessing the birth of a new civil rights movement — and it's time to build a coalition of common sense to keep America as we know it free.

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On the radio program Thursday, Glenn Beck sat down with chief researcher Jason Buttrill to go over two bombshell developments that have recently come to light regarding former Vice President Joe Biden's role in the 2016 dismissal of Ukrainian Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin.

"Wow! Two huge stories dropped within about 24 hours of each other," Jason began. He went on to explain that a court ruling in Ukraine has just prompted an "actual criminal investigation against Joe Biden in Ukraine."

This stunning development coincided with the release of leaked phone conversations, which took place in late 2015 and early 2016, allegedly among then-Vice President Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Ukraine's former President Petro Poroshenko.

One of the audiotapes seems to confirm allegations of a quid pro quo between Biden and Poroshenko, with the later admitting that he asked Shokin to resign despite having no evidence of him "doing anything wrong" in exchange for a $1 billion loan guarantee.

"Poroshenko said, 'despite the fact that we didn't have any corruption charges on [Shokin], and we don't have any information about him doing something wrong, I asked him to resign,'" Jason explained. "But none of the Western media is pointing this out."

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A recently declassified email, written by former National Security Adviser Susan Rice and sent herself on the day of President Donald Trump's inauguration, reveals the players involved in the origins of the Trump-Russia probe and "unmasking" of then-incoming National Security Adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn.

Rice's email details a meeting in the Oval Office on Jan 5, 2017, which included herself, former FBI Director James Comey, former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, former Vice President Joe Biden, and former President Barack Obama. Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell, fully declassified the email recently amid President Trump's repeated references to "Obamagate" and claims that Obama "used his last weeks in office to target incoming officials and sabotage the new administration."

On Glenn Beck's Wednesday night special, Glenn broke down the details of Rice's email and discussed what they reveal about the Obama administration officials involved in the Russia investigation's origins.

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