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Congressman Adam Kinzinger invites leaders committed to putting our Country before Party to have candid discussions about how to restore truth, courage, hope, and optimism to American politics.

Congressman Adam Kinzinger invites leaders committed to putting our Country before Party to have candid discussions about how to restore truth, courage, hope, and optimism to American politics.

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United States

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Congressman Adam Kinzinger invites leaders committed to putting our Country before Party to have candid discussions about how to restore truth, courage, hope, and optimism to American politics.

Language:

English


Episodes

Faith Over Fear: A chat with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler

6/5/2021
This week's episode features a conversation with Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, who represents southwest Washington state and is a strong advocate for maternal health. She shares a powerful experience of faith overcoming fear in her own life.

Duration:00:37:28

Conspiracy Theories & Misinformation: A Chat with Denver Riggleman

5/14/2021
This week's episode features a conversation with Denver Riggleman, a veteran, intelligence expert, whiskey distiller, and former member of Congress from Virginia, on the dangers of conspiracy theories, QAnon and disinformation to our republic, and how to confront them.

Duration:00:30:58

Fulfilling Freedom: A chat with Michael Wood

4/22/2021
Michael Wood, marine combat veteran and US Congressional candidate for the 6th District of Texas, joined us for an in depth conversation on what it's like to own a small business in middle America, honor in politics during his campaign, and what the future of the modern GOP looks like.

Duration:00:46:03

Money In Politics: A chat with Michael Steele

4/18/2021
This week's episode features a conversation with Michael Steele, the former RNC Chair and Lt. Gov. of Maryland, on the role of money in today's political landscape, the impact of public campaign financing, and how to fix it going forward.

Duration:00:42:57

An Objective Press: A chat wth S.E. Cupp

4/1/2021
Columnist and TV host S.E. Cupp of CNN and the New York Daily News joins Adam this week to discuss the media landscape, the rise of opinion journalism, and the impact of both on the political landscape and national discourse.

Duration:00:44:51

The Hard Truth: A chat with Mayor David Holt

3/26/2021
This week's episode features Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt, who penned an Op-Ed two days before the insurrection that Adam Kinzinger found particularly inspiring. The topic: It's always best to tell constituents the truth, even if it's not what they want to hear, because the short term pain is better than the long term pain caused by helping them to believe a lie (e.g. January 6th).

Duration:00:30:14

Moving Forward: A chat with Peter Wehner

3/13/2021
Peter Wehner joins Adam for a conversation about the Republican Party moving forward and transitioning leadership. Peter has served in senior roles in the last three Republican administrations, and is a contributing editor of The Atlantic and an opinion writer for the New York Times.

Duration:00:51:30

Fear is America's Enemy: A chat with Jamie Winship

3/6/2021
Jamie Winship joins Adam for a conversation about the dangers of fear and the key to overcoming it in our politics and society. Jamie is an expert on the topic after a distinguished career in law enforcement and international conflict resolution, and brings a hopeful perspective to the issues facing our country.

Duration:00:51:33

Truth & Courage: A Chat with Rep. Peter Meijer (MI)

2/26/2021
Rep. Peter Meijer joins Adam for a conversation about restoring truth and courage in politics. As fellow veterans, they discuss their unique perspective and the reaction to them being among the 10 Republicans who voted to impeach Donald Trump.

Duration:00:48:09