Todd Starnes Show – Jan 18

THE FIRST HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW

12:05pm- Shutdown Showdown! A blame game will consume Washington if the government shuts down this week. But first, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle must play the dare game.  Republicans will essentially dare Democrats to vote no on an interim spending plan to avoid a shutdown. If Democrats vote yes, the government remains open. But if Democrats cast nay ballots, Republicans will try to turn that decision against vulnerable lawmakers in the midterm elections.  By the same token, Democrats will dare Republicans to reject the same stopgap plan. This is a hope that the GOP — wielding majorities in both the House and Senate and President Trump occupying the White House — will present themselves as incapable of governing. A nay vote by Republicans could trigger a government shutdown. Democrats will cast the shutdown as emblematic of the bedlam associated with the Trump presidency.

12:20pm- Stand By Your Plan!  President Trump tweeted early Thursday that his border wall “has never changed or evolved,” following White House Chief of Staff John Kelly’s suggestion the president’s attitude toward his paramount campaign promise had “changed.”  “The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it. Parts will be, of necessity, see through and it was never intended to be built in areas where there is natural protection such as mountains, wastelands or tough rivers or water,” Trump tweeted. But on Wednesday, Kelly told Fox News that the president had “changed” his view. “This president, if you see what he has done, he has changed the way he has looked at a number of things,” Kelly said in exclusive interview on “Special Report” Wednesday. “He’s very definitely changed his attitude toward DACA and even the wall.” He added: ““Campaign to governing are two different things, and this president has been very, very flexible in terms of what is within the realm of the possible.”  

12:30pm– Question: Do you want to see a Government shutdown? 888-788-9910

12:50pm- The Fake News Awards were announced last night. Todd has the list!

In Theaters – January 19

THE SECOND HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW

1:05pm- No. Amnesty!! Our next guest says Republicans will destroy their base of political support if they help pass a “crappy” amnesty bill. Guest: Congressman Paul Gosar, U.S. Representative for Arizona’s Fourth Congressional District.

1:30pm- Buyer’s Remorse? President Trump won the election due in large part to the strong support of evangelical Christians who voted for him by the largest margin in history.  But after a year in office, how do evangelicals feel about him now?  Is there any “buyer’s remorse?”  Which accomplishments excite them the most and what–if anything– would they like him to change going forward? Guest: Dr. Robert Jeffress is the pastor of the 13,000-member First Baptist Church in Dallas, a FOX News contributor, and a member of the executive counsel of the White House Faith Initiative. His weekly television show airs nationally and in nearly 200 countries around the world. His new book is titled: A Place Called Heaven

1:50pm- How Bout Them Apples? Apple banks on tax break to build 2nd campus, hire 20,000


THE THIRD HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW

2:05pm – Countdown to the Shutdown! Our next guest says that if the government does shut down Friday due to lack of funding, the Democrats will be to blame for prioritizing amnesty over funding of the military. Guest: Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH-4)—member of the House Freedom Caucus  @Jim_Jordan Cell

2:30pm-  Todd Starnes’s Trivia!

2:50pm-  In Eugene School, Controversy Over Torn Down Posters Welcoming Immigrants

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