Will Trump swap Americans for Russian spies for ‘questioning’ by Putin? Bill Browder doubts it

During Monday's press conference between Russian leader Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump, Putin floated the idea of swapping 12 Russian intelligence agents (who were indicted this week) for Bill Browder for "questioning." Anyone who is familiar with Russia knows what it means to be "questioned" by Russian officials. It typically doesn't end well for the person.

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This very assertion is why Bill Browder — whose lawyer and accountant was killed by the Kremlin for exposing $230 million in fraud involving Russian tax officials — was not surprised that the Russian leader called him by name during Monday's conference.

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Browder, who was an investor turned human rights advocate, lobbied Congress to pass the Magnitsky Act following the death of his accountant and lawyer, Sergei Magnitsky. What the Magnitsky Act did was allow government officials globally to sanction the Russians involved in Magnitsky's death by denying them the ability to access the U.S. banking system and by freezing their foreign assets and prohibiting entry into any country that signs the act.

Why was Trump's response significant to Putin's specific request for Browder?

"What does that mean, Jason? For Bill do you suppose," asked Glenn. "It means the same thing as Magnitsky. You're basically delivering him up to be killed," replied Jason Butrill, Chief Researcher for "The Glenn Beck Radio Program."

"He [Bill Browder] has been called a 'threat' to Russian national security. Enemy number one to Vladimir Putin.

Catch Bill Browder discuss the significance of the Trump-Putin summit in the clip below.

This could be the line in the sand

During Monday's press conference between Russian leader Vladimir Putin and President Donald Trump, Putin floated the idea of swapping 12 Russian intelligence agents (who were indicted this week) for Bill Browder for "questioning."

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

Watch a clip from the full interview with Matthew Yglesias below:


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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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The former ambassador to Russia under the Obama Administration, Michael McFaul, came up with "7 Pillars of Color Revolution," a list of seven steps needed to incite the type of revolution used to upend Eastern European countries like Ukraine and Georgia in the past two decades. On his TV special this week, Glenn Beck broke down the seven steps and showed how they're happening right now in America.

Here are McFaul's seven steps:

1. Semi-autocratic regime (not fully autocratic) – provides opportunity to call incumbent leader "fascist"

2. Appearance of unpopular president or incumbent leader

3. United and organized opposition – Antifa, BLM

4. Effective system to convince the public (well before the election) of voter fraud

5. Compliant media to push voter fraud narrative

6. Political opposition organization able to mobilize "thousands to millions in the streets"

7. Division among military and police


Glenn explained each "pillar," offering examples and evidence of how the Obama administration laid out the plan for an Eastern European style revolution in order to completely upend the American system.

Last month, McFaul made a obvious attempt to downplay his "color revolutions" plan with the following tweet:

Two weeks later, he appeared to celebrate step seven of his plan in this now-deleted tweet:



As Glenn explains in this clip, the Obama administration's "7 Pillars of Color Revolution" are all playing out – just weeks before President Donald Trump takes on Democratic candidate Joe Biden in the November election.

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