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Hugh and Van Jones Discuss Harvard Debacle

The audio: 12-02hhs-jones The transcript: HH: If you had told me a year ago that General James Mattis would be the Secretary of Defense, that Donald Trump would be the President-elect, and that a Supreme Court appointment would be coming,...Show More Summary

Talking Federalism And National Security Transition With Bill Kirstol

I spent 15 minutes  talking rebirth of federalism and the national security team being assembled by President-elect Donald Trump with Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol this AM.  Well worth a listen: The Audio: 12-01hhs-kristol

Talking Trump Transition With President Obama Speechwriter Jon Lovett

Obama White House alum (he was a speechwriter) Jon Lovett joined me this AM after disagreeing about General Mike Flynn over the weekend on Twitter: Audio: 11-22hhs-lovett Transcript: HH: We’ve got a special hour planned. I’m callingShow More Summary

Dan Balz of the Washington Post Talkin’ Transition

The audio: 11-21hhs-balz The Transcript: HH: Joined now by the Washington Post’s Dan Balz on transition week, Thanksgiving week. Dan, how are you? Happy Thanksgiving in advance. DB: I’m good, thanks. How are you, Hugh? Happy Thanksgiving to you. HH: I am great. Show More Summary

The Audio Book Club Travels the Underground Railroad

Subscribe in iTunes ? RSS feed ? Download ? Play in another tab Slate Plus members: Get your ad-free podcast feed Slate critics Jamelle Bouie, Laura Miller, and Katy Waldman compare and contrast two novels that examine America’s racial...Show More Summary

CIA Director Appointee Mike Pompeo on Nomination Eve

The audio: 11-17hhs-pompeo The transcript: HH: Joined now by United States Congressman Mike Pompeo of the House Intelligence Committee, longtime pal of the show. Congressman, welcome, how are you this morning? MP: I’m very good, Hugh. Show More Summary

Congressman Tim Ryan’s Pitch to Replace Nancy Pelosi as Democrat Leader in the House

The Audio: 11-17hhs-ryan The Transcript: HH: Democratic Party at an historic crossroads this week. Will they name Keith Ellison to the DNC chair and take the party further left? Will they retire Nancy Pelosi and put in my next guest,...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd on Trump Transition

The Audio: 11-17hhs-todd The transcript: HH: Joined by Chuck Todd, host of NBC’s, of course, Meet the Press, and every day, Meet the Press Daily. Chuck, I spent yesterday with James Carville. We were doing an event together. I always enjoy being with him. Show More Summary

Captain Jerry Hendrix On What Ramping Up Shipbuilding Looks Like

The audio: 11-16hhs-hendrix The transcript: HH: Captain Jerry Hendrix, retired from the United States Navy, is my guest. He is one of the go to guys for me and for Washington, D.C. on ship strength, on the fleet, on how to repurpose it and rebuild it, and to get to the number that Donald Trump has laid out there. Show More Summary

Robert Costa Reporting on Trump Transition

The audio: 11-16hhs-costa The transcript: HH: Robert Costa is in D.C. He is the Washington Post reporter who really, more than any other reporter in the country, is wired into and reports the best information from Trump Tower, the Trump transition. Show More Summary

Talking Transition With Bill Kristol (Who Has Been There And Done That –Well)

I was joined by Bill Kristol this morning to talk transition topics.  Kristol, famously #NeverTrump, remains nevertheless one folks new Trump Administration appointees ought to be talking with and to about setting the new president-elect up for success: Audio: 11-10hhs-kristol Transcript: HH: Joined now by Bill Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard. Show More Summary

Marco Rubio On Election Eve in Florida

The audio: 11-07hhs-rubio The transcript: HH: Joined now by United States Senator Marco Rubio. Senator Rubio, welcome back to the Hugh Hewitt show. MR: Thanks for having me back. HH: It is good to talk to you. I’ve got a lot to cover with you. Show More Summary

Comey Won’t Recommend Prosecution. So What?

(John Hinderaker) As Paul noted earlier today, FBI Director James Comey has notified Congress that the agency has completed its review of the Weiner laptop emails. Comey said that this means the FBI’s investigation is finished, and he hasn’t changed his view, expressed in July, that criminal prosecution of Hillary Clinton is not warranted. Show More Summary

Weekly Address: The Progress We've Made Because of the Affordable Care Act

This week, President Obama discussed Open Enrollment on the Health Insurance Marketplace, which began November 1 and will end on January 31. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 20 million American adults have obtained health insurance, and an additional three million children have gained coverage since the President took office. Show More Summary

Dr. Larry Arnn On The Vote On 10/8

Dr. Larry Arnn has been my friend for 27 years, and a keen observer of election 2016.  He joined me in his private capacity –a citizen talkingto a citizen– about the vote next week: Audio: 11-04hhs-arnn Transcript: HH: Dr. Larry Arnn has been my friend for 27 years. Show More Summary

Senator Tom Cotton On The Emails and Foundation Investigations

Senator Tom Cotton joined me this morning to discuss these investigations: Audio: 11-01hhs-cotton Transcript: HH: Joined by United States Senator Tom Cotton. Senator Cotton, before we get to the tough stuff, I hope you are pulling for...Show More Summary

Weekly Address: Achieving the Mission of the Cancer Moonshot

In this week's address, Vice President Joe Biden discussed the progress of the White House Cancer Moonshot, an initiative with the goal to make a decade’s worth of advances in cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, in five years. Show More Summary

Indiana Governor Mike Pence On The Last Two Weeks Of Campaign 2016

Indiana Governor Mike Pence joined me this morning to talk all things 2016: Audio: 10-25hhs-pence Transcript: HH: On the first game of the World Series day, I’m joined by the Governor of Indiana, the next vice president of the United States, the Honorable Mike Pence. Show More Summary

Axelrod And Hewitt On Indians-Cubs World Series

Bipartisan baseball balm after a rough two years in politics, Cubs’ homer David Axelrod and I discuss the 2016 World Series most mornings as the greatest match of perennial losers unfolds before our eyes: Monday, October 24: Predictions Audio: 10-24hhs-axelrod

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