Establishment GOP on the run following Tuesday's primary results

Tuesday was primary day for voters in Alabama, California, Iowa, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota. In Mississippi, State Senator Chris McDaniel (R) squared off against four decade-long incumbent Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) in what was being described as one of the ‘nastiest’ races in the country.

Despite being far outspent in the race, McDaniel won the popular vote. He failed, however, to reach the 50% threshold needed to avoid a runoff. McDaniel and Cochran will now face off in a runoff election on June 24. On radio this morning, McDaniel joined the program to talk about results of Tuesday’s vote and what comes next.

Depending on which poll results you look at, McDaniel secured anywhere from 49.5% or 49.8% of the popular vote – just tenths of a percentage away from the 50% needed. Cochran received just under 49% of the vote. Thomas Carey, the seldom-mentioned third challenger in the race, received less than about 1.5% of the vote.

“What is it- four-tenths of a point away from just having this thing done,” Glenn asked.

“Yeah, we won the popular vote. There's no question about that,” McDaniel said. “We made history last night in Mississippi, and, you know, against a 42-year incumbent, to win the popular vote, that's a big deal. But we do need just a few more votes to close the deal.”

The runoff scheduled for later this month is open only to Republican voters, which would prevent Democrats from throwing their support behind the more liberal Cochran. But it is unclear what role the GOP will play.

“I think either way we win,” McDaniel concluded. “You know, last night having the most popular votes, and to be up still this morning by 4,000 votes, that's a big deal for us… We feel confident about our message and the movement. The people of Mississippi are alive and they're awakened, so we're very excited.”

The Republican establishment is obviously throwing its support behind the longtime incumbent Cochran, and McDaniel admitted his campaign spent most of its funds in the lead up to Tuesday’s primary.

“So you know that they're going to probably do another multimillion-dollar blitz in the next three weeks,” Pat said. “I can imagine that you probably need some help financially to close this deal?”

“Absolutely, [we need] big time help financially, of course,” McDaniel said. “We had to spend most of our money to get to this point and, of course, won the popular vote. We should win the runoff. We're going to win the runoff, but we have to raise the money now to get from point A to point B.”

You can learn more about McDaniel’s campaign HERE.

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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