Is the President safe? New revelations on Secret Service screw-up raises red flags

The Washington Post reported new details on the man who jumped the fence and rushed the White House earlier this month. It turns out he made it much further into the building than was originally reported. Omar Gonzalez was able to enter through an unlocked door and get all the way to the East Room before being detained by Secret Service. Couple this with revelations earlier this week regarding shots fired at the White House in 2011, and Glenn was left wondering just how safe the President really is.

"Don't worry, in the East Room, it's only where the president does all his press conferences," Glenn joked. "And that room just has national treasures in it. I wouldn't worry about it. So there's the president. There's the president's family. And, of course, there's national treasures, but I wouldn't worry about it"

Glenn's sarcasm really addressed a fundamental problem regarding presidential security in the modern world. These days, it's easy to smuggle an explosive device in something as small and portable as a backpack. What would have happened if Gonzalez had been carrying more than a knife?

"The other thing that's pretty disturbing is just being continually lied to," Pat said. "On this story, for instance. They told us the guy barely got through the door and they apprehended him."

The Washington Post also reported that the alarm had been muted at the request of the ushers.

"We don't need to get into all the details. We don't need people to know all these details. This is still under investigation. So we don't need to know that," Glenn joked.

"This guy was in the White House, and we didn't shoot him. Amazing," he added.

So what do we do now?

"Our Secret Service, I have to tell you, I'm President of the United States, before I take office, I have a long talk with the new Treasury Secretary and say, 'Look, here's the deal, dude, you and I are going to be doing a lot of things, but you and I are going to need the best Secret Service agents ever. You get this cleaned up because the entire government is at stake.'"

"Our system is at risk here and it seems to me they're having too many cocaine and hooker parties at the Secret Service. I want the best men. I want the most moral men. I want the most decent men. I want men -- and I hate to say this, I want men who are so close to being the best they can be that the spirit will motivate them. That they will -- yes, I am saying it, that they will have and they will obey those crazy hallucinations that religious people sometimes have, I like to call them promptings. They will listen to the spirit and they are worthy of hearing the spirit because we're dealing with the country. We're not just dealing with the first family's life. The President of the United States has no right to put himself in dangerous situations. He has no right to do that. There's way too much at stake. Can you imagine if this president was killed? Can you imagine what it would do to the country right now?"

"Our nation is at stake. The president's life is in danger, and I have been saying this since we were at CNN. Warning, this guy gets in and he's not everything he's promised, everyone will have a reason...By the way, just look it up. If you'll look up who the ones are that take on presidents of the United States in history, it has been radical, revolutionary, communists, leftists, and Palestinian supporters. So don't tell me about the radical right. Could it be? Yes. Could it be a racist? Yes. But odds are it is a radical revolutionary, communist, socialist, Palestinian supporter. Look it up. They are the angriest.""

"Every single time. Look it up. I have. Because I actually care about the president's life. I may not agree with him, but he's the President of the United States of America. His family. Three years ago, they shot at the White House. The Secret Service received phone calls from people saying, 'I see a guy with a gun firing at the White House.' They dismissed it. They found the bullet hole. Now, we find out about this three years later. What the hell is going on? Americans need to pay attention. We need to be on the front lines of making sure this president is safe."

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Shortly after appearing on "The Glenn Beck Radio Program" last Thursday, Los Angeles-based emergency medicine specialist Dr. Simone Gold got a call saying she was fired for speaking out about the efficacy of hydroxychloroquine in a now-banned viral video.

Dr. Gold returned to the radio program Monday to detail exactly what happened, the reason the hospitals gave for her firing, and how they threatened to fire her colleagues as well if she "didn't go quietly."

"Most emergency physicians work at more than one [hospital], as I do, and I've actually been fired from both," she told Glenn. "They told me that I appeared in an embarrassing video, and therefore, I would no longer be welcome to work there ... then they said, if I didn't go quietly and I made a fuss, they would have all the doctors in the group, you know, they'd have to go and they'll get a whole new doctor group."

Dr. Gold said she does not regret speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during the controversial "White Coat Summit" news conference held in Washington, D.C., last week. A video of the news conference quickly went viral on social media before being removed by Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others for allegedly making false claims related to COVID-19.

"Bring it on," she said. "I want to continue to live in America. I want my children to continue to live in America. I don't want them to grow up in a place like China. When you get to a point where, not only can I not speak as a scientist, as a doctor, for what I know to be absolutely true, but you then want to cancel me and my colleagues, this is not okay. I would much rather fight than not fight ... and I want everybody to know that there are literally millions and millions of Americans who are on our side. Millions. I believe it's the majority."

Glenn then asked Dr. Gold to weigh in on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidelines encouraging schools to reopen in the fall and the left's relentless drive to keep them closed.

"There's no actual scientific debate whatsoever if schools should open. None. There's no scientific debate. There's no serious person who thinks schools shouldn't open. Now, [through] some governors and policy makers, there's pressure being brought to bear on school districts, but there's no actual scientific debate. So it's going to come down to parents pressuring their local school districts to act in a responsible fashion."

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Fox News host Greg Gutfeld joined Glenn on "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to talk about his new book, "The Plus: Self-Help for People Who Hate Self-Help."

Greg admits he is probably the last person who should write a self-help book. Nevertheless, he offers his offbeat advice on how to save America during what has become one of the most tumultuous times in history, as well as drinking while tweeting (spoiler: don't do it).

He also shares his "evolution" on President Donald Trump, his prediction for the election, and what it means to be an agnostic-atheist.

In this clip, Greg shares what he calls his "first great epiphany" on how dangerous cancel culture has become.

"I believe that cancel culture is the first successful work-around of the First Amendment," he said. "Because freedom of speech doesn't protect me from my career being ruined, my livelihood being destroyed, or me getting so depressed I commit suicide. Cancel culture is the first successful work-around of freedom of speech. It can oppress your speech with the scepter of destruction. We don't have freedom of speech anymore."

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Dr. Simone Gold joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to set the record straight about hydroxychloroquine -- what it is, how it works, and the real reason for all the current controversy surrounding a centuries-old medication.

Dr. Gold is a board certified emergency physician. She graduated from Chicago Medical School before attending Stanford University Law School. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York, and worked in Washington D.C. for the Surgeon General, as well for the chairman of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. She works as an emergency physician on the front lines, whether or not there is a pandemic, and her clinical work serves all Americans from urban inner city to suburban and the Native American population. Her legal practice focuses on policy issues relating to law and medicine.

She is also the founder of America's frontline doctors, a group of doctors who have been under attack this week for speaking out about hydroxychloroquine during a news conference held outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

On the program, Dr. Gold emphasized that the controversy over hydroxychloroquine is a "complete myth."

"Hydroxychloroquine is an analogue or a derivative of quinine, which is found in tree bark. It's the most noncontroversial of medications that there is," she explained.

"It's been around for centuries and it's been FDA-approved in the modern version, called hydroxychloroquine, for 65 years. In all of that time, [doctors] used it for breast-feeding women, pregnant women, elderly, children, and immune compromised. The typical use is for years or even decades because we give it mostly to RA, rheumatoid arthritis patients and lupus patients who need to be on it, essentially, all of their life. So, we have extensive experience with it ... it's one of the most commonly used medications throughout the world."

Dr. Gold told Glenn she was surprised when the media suddenly "vomited all over hydroxychloroquine", but initially chalked it up to the left's predictable hatred for anything President Donald Trump endorses. However, when the media gave the drug Remdesivir glowing reviews, despite disappointing clinical trial results, she decided to do some research.

"[Remdesivir] certainly wasn't a fabulous drug, but the media coverage was all about how fabulous it was. At that moment, I thought that was really weird. Because it's one thing to hate hydroxychloroquine because the president [endorsed] it. But it's another thing to give a free pass to another medicine that doesn't seem that great. I thought that was really weird, so I started looking into it. And let me tell you, what I discovered was absolutely shocking," she said.

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According to the mainstream media's COVID-19 narrative, the president is "ignoring" the crisis.

On tonight's "Glenn TV" special, Glenn Beck exposes the media's last four months of political theater that has helped shape America's confusion and fear over coronavirus. And now, with a new school year looming on the horizon, the ongoing hysteria has enormous ramifications for our children, but the media is working overtime to paint the Trump administration as anti-science Neanderthals who want to send children and teachers off to die by reopening schools.

Glenn fights back with the facts and interviews the medical doctor Big Tech fears the most. Dr. Simone Gold, founder of America's Frontline Doctors, stands up to the media's smear campaign and explains why she could no longer stay silent in her fight against coronavirus fear.

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