The Trey Gowdy Podcast

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 Mar 12, 2021

Danieve66
 Aug 4, 2020
I love Trey's calming cadence. He's made me think about things a bit differently, or from a non-partisan view. We need more like him in government

Eric Geehan
 May 12, 2020
Love from Canada. i like Trey by himself no guests needed

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Trey Gowdy former federal prosecutor and four term United States Congressman from South Carolina brings his one of a kind style to the podcast platform. Every week you’ll hear original commentaries and power player interviews. Don't be surprised if his former congressional colleagues stop by from time to time as well.


Episode Date
Q & Trey: Where Have All Of Our Leaders Gone?
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On this week’s episode, Trey explains what it takes for a lawmaker to be removed from a Congressional committee and discusses why we don’t seem to have any true leaders in today’s society.   Later, Trey and Mary-Langston talk about which sports they used to play.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 23, 2021
Staying Sane in the 21st Century ft. Dr. Kevin Gilliland
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This week, Trey sits down with licensed clinical psychologist and the Executive Director of Innovation360 Dr. Kevin Gilliland to discuss the effect social media has on mental health. They discuss the impact of social media on the psyche of young people, as well as some tips for healthy use of the platform. Dr. Gilliland wraps the discussion with advice on how making the most of your talents can lead to a joyful adventurous life. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 21, 2021
Q & Trey: The Root Causes Of Partisanship
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On this week’s episode, Trey discusses why he thinks there is much less bi-partisan cooperation in Congress now compared to past presidential administrations. Later, Trey explains the process of how lawmakers are appointed to certain Congressional Committees, and he answers a question on whether he believes freedom is a divine gift. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC 
Sep 16, 2021
The Inside Story of Tracking Down Usama Bin Laden w/ Chris Wallace
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Anchor of FOX News Sunday Chris Wallace sits down with Trey Gowdy to discuss his new book, Countdown bin Laden: The Untold Story of the 247-Day Hunt to Bring the Mastermind of 9/11 to Justice. Wallace gives listeners a look inside the Situation Room the day bin Laden was killed, as well as his thoughts on the current state of political media, and his perspective on moderating the 2016 and 2020 presidential debates. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 14, 2021
Q & Trey: Afghanistan - Did We Do The Right Thing?
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On this week's episode, Trey gives his take on the murders of a prominent South Carolina family and whether it will be brought to justice. Later, Trey discusses what he thinks will happen in Afghanistan at the end of the U.S. military presence, and shares whether he thinks we made the right decision. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 09, 2021
The End Of America's Presence in Afghanistan ft. Kash Patel
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Former Pentagon Chief of Staff Kash Patel sits down with Trey to discuss the recent developments in Afghanistan after the Taliban retook the region. Kash explains the decision behind withdrawing U.S. troops, reveals what a better withdrawal plan would look like, and predicts the future of Afghanistan. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 07, 2021
Q & Trey: Making Sense Of The Statute Of Limitations
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On this week’s episode, Trey explains why some states have a statute of limitation for crimes and provides his opinion on what will happen to the thousands of prisoners recently freed by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Then, Trey answers a question about what the determining factor was in deciding to marry his wife and gives some relationship advice.   
Sep 02, 2021
Helping Others Through The Game of Golf with Michael Breed
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Chief Digital Instructor for Golf Digest Michael Breed sits down with Trey to discuss the role that golf has played throughout his life and some of the deeper meanings behind the sport. Michael shares how he got involved in the game of golf and why the camaraderie of the game is so important to him. He also explains how having Dyslexia impacted his life and inspired him to help others.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 31, 2021
Q & Trey: Learning From People We Disagree With
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This week, Trey shares his thoughts on what Americans can do to help people in Afghanistan, whether he agrees with Oklahoma and Texas joining the SEC in college football, and the best way to find common ground with someone of a different political party.  Later, Trey and Mary-Langston discuss his recent birthday party and some of the gifts he received.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 26, 2021
A Reflection On Afghanistan
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On this episode, Trey reflects on his birthday dinner and the main topic on his mind these days: Afghanistan. He shares his answer to what the state of our world is as it relates to terror threats, intelligence, and how to separate what we hear from is really going on.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 24, 2021
Q & Trey: Why Murder Cases Go Unsolved
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On this week’s episode, Trey answers your questions on why murder cases sometimes go unsolved for many years and gives his thoughts on the case of Jon Benet Ramsey. Then, as Trey looks ahead to his birthday, he tells you what means most to him in life. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC 
Aug 19, 2021
Professor Josh Blackman & The Legality Of Vaccine Mandates
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This week, Trey is joined by Josh Blackman, Professor at the South Texas College of Law Houston, an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, and an expert on Constitutional Law, to discuss the legal ramifications of mask mandates and requiring COVID-19 vaccinations across both the private and public sector in the U.S.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC 
Aug 17, 2021
Q & Trey: Top Reasons To Move To South Carolina
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This week, Trey reveals his top three reasons to move to South Carolina, why he thinks Jesus appeared first to Mary Magdalene after His resurrection, and what will happen if Republicans fail to take back the Senate and the House.  Later, Trey shares his advice for any high school senior who wants to pursue law school. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC 
Aug 12, 2021
A Double Dose Of Q & Trey
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This week, Trey answers more listener questions for this episode, instead of his usual monologue. Trey explains the requirements for Governor Cuomo to be removed from office, gives his prediction on the next Durham Report, and gives his solution for the immigration problem in the United States.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC 
Aug 10, 2021
Q & Trey: "I Don't Like People Talking To My Golf Ball"
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This week, Trey reveals who has most changed his life, the best round of golf he's ever had, and his thoughts about noise and movement while playing golf. He also discusses how guilty pleas can impact a trial and a sentence. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 05, 2021
Olympic Gymnast Dominque Dawes: The Many Blessings Of Life
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by a three-time Olympic gymnast and 10-year member of the United States National Gymnastics Team, Dominque Dawes. Dominique discusses the important lessons gymnastics has taught her about life, her advice to young people, and what brings her the most joy.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 03, 2021
Q & Trey: If You Want To Change The World, Teach
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This week, Trey gives his thoughts on the efficacy of the FBI, the best way for people to support their communities, and how to hold justice system officials accountable for the failure to prosecute "habitual criminals." Then, Mary-Langston shares what she's reading right now, and Trey reveals his new favorite T.V. show.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 29, 2021
Jesse Watters: From Production Assistant To Saving The World
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by Jesse Watters, Host of Watter's World and Co-Host of The Five on The Fox News Channel. He discusses how he rose from production assistant to prime-time host, how he shook up the White House Correspondents Dinner, and why he wrote his new book How I Saved the World. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 27, 2021
Q & Trey: The Power Of Forgiveness To Free You
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This week, Trey discusses where forgiveness comes from, the relevance of a prosecutor's conviction rate, and the fundamentals of why federal courts aren't videotaped.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 22, 2021
A Majestic Combination: Athletics, National Pride & Sportsmanship
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On this episode, Trey looks ahead to the upcoming Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.  He reflects on some of the most impactful moments from the Olympics over the years, his attempt to keep politics out of the Olympic games, and the importance of remembering our shared humanity through the power of sports.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 20, 2021
Q & Trey: The Legality Of Going Door-To-Door For Vaccines
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On this episode, Trey discusses how the game of golf can help you tell someone’s character, how people manage and respond to their guilt, and whether it is legal to go door to door to check somebody's vaccination status. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 15, 2021
Life Is About Your Choices with Coach Lou Holtz
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by Lou Holtz, former head football coach for the New York Jets, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of South Carolina among others. Coach Holtz describes his upbringing in Depression-era West Virginia, his journey to becoming a football coach, and his guiding principles for life. Coach Holtz also discusses the clause in his contract that allowed him to go to the University of Notre Dame in 1986, some of his most iconic coaching moments, and receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2020.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 13, 2021
Q & Trey: Where Does Hate Come From?
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On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on his most interesting colleague in Congress, the possibility of rooting out hate in our world, and his best tools for communicating with a jury during his career as District Attorney. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 08, 2021
The Power Of Truth Never Needs To Pass Away
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On this episode, Trey reflects on his past Fourth of July memories and family traditions.  Later, he speaks about what the holiday means to him and his loved ones. He also shares the reason why all Americans should embrace Independence Day.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 06, 2021
Q & Trey: Atticus Finch And The U.S. Criminal Justice System
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On this episode, Trey discusses the lessons we can learn from Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird," criminal justice reform in the United States, and the best ways to get in contact with your Congressman. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 01, 2021
When Expectations Outpace Realization
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On this episode, Trey considers Washington, D.C.'s tendency to overpromise on guarantees, and failure to manage the expectations of voters and constituents.  Later, he addresses the continued confusion from the Left at Senator Joe Manchin's (D-WV) impact on the Democratic agenda on Capitol Hill.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 29, 2021
Q & Trey: What Does It Mean To Live A Joyful Life?
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On this episode, Trey discusses what it means to live a joyful life, the role of victim advocacy in the U.S. criminal justice system, as well as drawing on his experiences with Senator Tim Scott to consider what citizens look for in political leaders. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 24, 2021
Balancing The Pain & Progress Of Our Nation
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Trey reflects on the experiences of his friends Representative Jim Clyburn, Senator Tim Scott, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Sheria Clarke to consider the pain and the progress of the United States on Juneteeth.  Later, Trey gives thanks for his relationship with his father in honor of Father's Day and asks listeners to put themselves in the shoes of others.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 22, 2021
Q & Trey: Stemming The Tide Of Disinformation
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On this episode, Trey revisits the design of the U.S. criminal justice system, reveals the best and worst golfers in Congress, discusses whether your allegiance to a Political party should be stronger than your faith, and more. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 17, 2021
Congressman Ken Buck: Integrity In Lawmaking
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) to discuss how his background as a State and Federal Prosecutor continues to inform his service on Capitol Hill. He and Trey also talk about the state of American politics, free speech, and fiscal conservatism.  Later, Congressman Buck touches on his experience facing Stage 4 cancer and heart complications while in congress and his process of writing two books: Drain the Swamp: How Washington Corruption is Worse Than You Think and Capitol of Freedom: Restoring American Greatness. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 15, 2021
Q & Trey: The Difference Between A Mistake & A Lie
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. Trey discusses how prosecutors evaluate minors who have committed serious crimes, the consequences for 'lying' to congress during hearings, and whether it's possible to tell if a judge is acting without emotion or bias.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 10, 2021
Pain, Progress, and Promise
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On this episode, Trey highlights his new show on the FOX News Channel, Sunday Night In America, available Sunday evenings at 7 PM ET.  He also commends the humility and character of female professional golfers Lexi Thompson and Yuka Saso at The U.S. Women's Open this week and reflects on what Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) revealed to him about recognizing the pain, progress, and promise of this country.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 08, 2021
Q & Trey: What Does It Mean To Pursue Truth?
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. Trey shares his advice on how Conservatives can unify, the pursuit of truth in law enforcement, and the fact that health insurance and shelter are inherent rights and more.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 03, 2021
The Seminal Question Each Memorial Day
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On this episode, Trey remembers those men and women who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty defending the United States. He asks if their sacrifice was worth for the country they left behind, and requests that listeners take time in their own life to remember the meaning of Memorial Day.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 01, 2021
Q & Trey: Is The FBI As Corrupt As It Seems?
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. On this episode, Trey discusses whether politicians in Washington, D.C. are held to the same standard as average Americans, and if the FBI is corrupt. Then he tells one of his favorite golf stories and shares the most binge-worthy British crime dramas.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
May 27, 2021
Dr. Nicole Saphier: The Politicization Of A Pandemic
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by Dr. Nicole Saphier, the Director of Breast Imaging at Memorial Sloane Kettering. Dr. Saphier discusses how the politicization of the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic led her to write Panic Attack: Playing Politics with Science in the Fight Against COVID-19.  She explains how 'controversial' events such as masking, the use of hydroxychloroquine and Remdesivir, and the pandemic's origins were all impacted by this past year's political climate.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
May 25, 2021
Q & Trey: Get All The Facts, Interview All The Witnesses
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. Trey discusses what is happening with the probe by U.S. Attorney John Durham, the debate around voter identification reform, and which golf balls he prefers. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
May 20, 2021
Political Dramas: Irrelevant & Absurd
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On this episode, Trey examines the interworking's of a news cycle. In a week where the United States faced growing troubles in Afghanistan, a gasoline shortage, a pandemic, and ongoing tensions at the U.S. Southern border, the media primarily focused on the ousting of Representative Liz Cheney from her post as the Chair of the House Republican Conference. Trey examines the media's agenda, and whether Americans should care about "the third highest-ranking person in the minority party."  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
May 18, 2021
Q & Trey: Never Confuse Fame With Significance
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. This week, Trey gives his thoughts on meaningful work outside of politics in Washington, D.C., his favorite movie recommendations, our present media landscape, and his friendship with Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI). Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
May 13, 2021
At The Hem Of My Mother's Dress
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on the love, generosity, and care of a mother. He discusses how a mother's love transcends our flaws and our failings and cares for us through our lives. He also remembers some of his favorite memories from his own mother's life.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC  
May 11, 2021
Q & Trey: The Amazing Allure Of Going Back Home
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. This week, Trey gives his thoughts on Senator Tim Scott's Republican rebuttal to President Joe Biden’s joint address to Congress, our partisan media landscape, and Kim Mulkey's decision to leave Baylor University to coach Women's Basketball at Louisiana State University. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
May 06, 2021
John Ratcliffe: The Price You Pay To Make A Difference
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by his friend John Ratcliffe, former United States Director of National Intelligence for the Trump Administration and former Congressman for Texas's 4th district. They discuss their shared time in Congress, their beliefs about fairness and truth in Washington, D.C., and Ratcliffe's top concerns about the United States' relationship with China, Iran, and Russia.  Ratcliffe also weighs in on recent U.F.O sightings, his relationship with former United States Attorney General John Ashcroft, the golf course he would most like to play, and more.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
May 04, 2021
Q & Trey: Politics Are Reflective & Reactive
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. This week, Trey discusses how politicians can work across the aisle and engage in bipartisanship, how his third-grade teacher changed his life, and dives deep on his friendship with Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 29, 2021
The Justice System: The Best Institution We Have Left
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This week, Trey reflects on the importance of the American justice system following the conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd. Trey also discusses how the American justice system differs from the media and politics and the fatal shooting of Ma’Khia Bryant in Columbus, Ohio.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 27, 2021
Q & Trey: The Best Job I've Ever Had
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. This week, Trey gives his thoughts on House Democrats' attempts to "pack" the Supreme Court, Senator Tim Scott's likelihood to run for President, his past appearances on Forensic Files, and his plans to have DNI John Ratcliffe on the podcast. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 22, 2021
Supreme Court Expansion: Nine For Now
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This week, Trey Gowdy weighs in on the controversial idea of expanding the Supreme Court from nine to thirteen Justices, why he believes it shouldn’t happen, and shares what his judicial philosophy is. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 20, 2021
Q & Trey: Fame Has Become The Ultimate Virtue
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. This week, Trey is asked why he left the United States House of Representatives, why lawmakers no longer discuss the national debt, and why he was inspired to write his most recent book, Doesn't Hurt to Ask: Using the Power of Questions to Successfully Communicate, Connect, and Persuade. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 15, 2021
The Masters: More Than Just A Golf Tournament
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on the memory of a beloved friend who gave Trey and his family the opportunity to experience the majesty and tradition of Augusta National Golf Club. Trey discusses the tradition of the Masters, and the importance of friends and family. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 13, 2021
Q & Trey: Where Is Change Possible?
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. This week, Trey weighs in on term limits as a cure-all for our political ailments, why he loves South Carolina, and how he thinks about changing his mind on major issues.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 08, 2021
A Symphony: Easter, Pool Halls & The Book Of Isaiah
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on the loss of his family's beloved cockapoo, Jury, and the meaning of Easter.  He discusses the Easter holidays he experienced as a child growing up in his parent's home, Easter as the fulfillment of the prophecy of Christ as the son of God, and what the book of Isiah means for his family after the loss of their 18-year-old family dog.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 06, 2021
Q & Trey: Questioning Beliefs
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On a new bonus episode available every Thursday, Trey answers listener questions about politics, ideology, life, and more. This week, Trey weighs in on H.R.1 or the "For the People Act," the importance of asking questions and challenging beliefs, and when Americans will feel like things will "all be okay again."  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Apr 01, 2021
Jason Chaffetz: Always Prepared
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by his friend, Jason Chaffetz, a former Republican congressman from Utah and Chair of The House Oversight Committee. They discuss how Jason came to the House Oversight Committee, their time on the Hill together and Jason's new book "They Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: The Truth About Disaster Liberalism."  Jason Chaffetz also explains how he became an expert in fourth amendment issues, his favorite moment while serving in office and how he knew it was time to step away from the office at the height of his political popularity.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Mar 30, 2021
Dr. Kevin Gilliland: Struggle Well & Live Well
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by his friend Dr. Kevin Gilliland, licensed clinical psychologist, Executive Director of Innovation360, and the author of "Struggle Well, Live Well: 60 Ways to Navigate Life's Good, Bad, and In-Between." They discuss the impact of the Coronavirus and current events on our mental health, and more.  Dr. Gilliland explains the importance of being aware of our worry, managing our consumption of information related to the COVID-19 and politics, and the best ways to enjoy life regardless of circumstances. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Mar 23, 2021
We Have To Have A Standard
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on using the same standards of proof and testimony to weigh allegations.  Trey discusses how different the standards for allegations and wrongdoing are in the criminal justice system compared to the court of public opinion and later shares his thoughts on the latest COVID-19 stimulus bill, the current situation at the U.S border and the importance of Women’s History Month. Follow Trey on Twitter:@TGowdySC
Mar 16, 2021
Dana Perino: Women Are In The Drivers Seat
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by co-host of America's Newsroom and co-host of The Five, Dana Perino to discuss her new book, Everything Will Be Okay, Life Lessons for Young Women (from a Former Young Woman).  In her book, Dana shares advice with young women about workplace anxiety, letting go of past mistakes and valuable life lessons she's learned throughout her career. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Follow Dana on Twitter: @DanaPerino
Mar 09, 2021
Secretary Jeh Johnson: Finding Satisfaction In Serving The Public
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by former United States Secretary of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson. Jeh shares how he discovered his passion for public service, the value of compromise to get stuff done in Washington and they discuss former Secretary Johnson’s involvement investigating foreign interferences in the 2016 election. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Mar 02, 2021
Presenting A Unified Front
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This week, Trey Gowdy answers listeners’ questions about the extreme winter conditions in Texas, the latest on the Durham report and whether New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will be held accountable for his pandemic nursing home policies. Later, Trey reflects on what direction the Republican party is headed and finding a balance between having the important arguments about policy and presenting a unified front. Follow Trey on Twitter:@TGowdySC
Feb 23, 2021
We Are An Exceptional People, Worthy Of Exceptional Leaders
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This week, Trey Gowdy questions what expectations and standards Americans have for our leaders and the President. Trey reflects on whether Americans have reasonable expectations for a president and asserts that it is the responsibility of the citizens to demand exceptional leadership for their country. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Feb 16, 2021
Impeachment 101 With Professor Whittington
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University, Keith E. Whittington. Professor Whittington explains the fundamentals of impeachment, the parameters of who can be impeached and for what reasons. He also explains the arguments for and against moving forward with former President Trump’s impeachment . Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Feb 09, 2021
Bret Baier On News, Trust & His All-Star Panel
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by FOX News Chief Political Anchor, Bret Baier. Bret shares what first inspired him to pursue a career in journalism, how news media has changed in the past few decades and his passion for raising money for Children’s National Hospital through his upcoming charity, the All-Star Panel event. Later, Trey speaks about the approaching impeachment trial of former President Trump. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Feb 02, 2021
Justice John Cannon Few: The Duty To Listen
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by Justice on the South Carolina Supreme Court, Justice John Cannon Few Justice Few shares the importance of a judge showing deference to the jury, how members of the judiciary separate their personal beliefs from both the facts and the law and how we can strengthen our democracy by listening to one another. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jan 26, 2021
A Reckoning For Those Who Are Wrong
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This week, Trey Gowdy asserts the idea that fairness should not depend on political party, but instead should be the standard we give to both our friends and our opponents. He explains his hopes that America can establish a system of accountability for politicians and media that lie, and why the political environment we live in does not encourage asking questions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jan 19, 2021
We Can Only Be Destroyed From Within
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on last week’s violence at the U.S. Capitol building and his hopes the country returns to acting as a nation of laws. He explains the consequences of the destructive nature of the fighting amongst fellow Americans and poses the question of where the accountability lies for political leaders who mislead their constituents.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jan 12, 2021
Karl Rove "We Are Better When We Are Bigger"
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by Republican strategist, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Campaign Manager for George W. Bush, Karl Rove. Karl shares his early passion for politics and government, how he selected political candidates he would work with and the importance of being tolerant of all political views and beliefs . Later, Karl explains how the Georgia runoff elections brought him back into the world of political campaigns. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jan 05, 2021
This Thing We Call Hope
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on New Year’s Eve, new beginnings and the idea of hope on the horizon. He explains why he loves New Year’s Eve and its symbolism of a new slate, encourages people to make a difference in their own communities and shares what he believes the greatest American institution is. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Dec 29, 2020
The Season Of Hope, Joy And Giving
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on the holiday season and how he plans to celebrate Christmas with his family. He explains what Christmas is like at the Gowdy household, and what his holiday wishes are for his podcast listeners. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Dec 22, 2020
Ari Fleischer On What It Will Take To Fix The Media
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This week, Trey Gowdy is joined by former White House Press Secretary for President George W. Bush, Ari Fleischer. Ari explains how he landed his first job, how the modern political and media landscape has become even more partisan due to technology and the importance of separating opinion from news. Later, Ari explains what it is going to take for the country to return to a time when the media was respected and trusted. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Dec 15, 2020
Friendship Over Everything
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This week, Trey Gowdy shares stories from his clerkship on a Federal Court in South Carolina with Judge Ross Anderson. He explains why Judge Anderson decided to take a chance on him, how the trying moments he faced in clerking for the Judge prepared him for his future and how friendship was an important aspect of a relationship with Judge Anderson, rather than politics. Later, Trey reflects on the recent passing of Judge Anderson and expresses gratitude for his friendship and mentorship. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Dec 08, 2020
Trust Yourself And Challenge Everything
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This week, Trey Gowdy answers listeners' questions about what news source people can trust and why someone would run for Congress in the current political climate.Trey offers advice on whether law school is the best choice for you. Later, Trey explains that when it comes to voter fraud the evidence needs to be cross-examined to the allegations being made. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Dec 01, 2020
Despite It All, We Give Thanks
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on celebrating Thanksgiving this year and the importance of expressing gratitude. Trey discusses how people should be affirmative in looking for things to be grateful for, the thanks we should give for the gift of life and Trey gives thanks for his friends, his family and even his critics. Later, Trey notes how the country is always striving to become better. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Nov 24, 2020
What Is Wrong In The Daylight, Is Wrong In The Dark
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This week, Trey Gowdy questions what the demand and expectation for the truth should be. Trey explains the things that he believes we can all do better, like looking for proof before accepting an assertion someone has made, what the consequence false accusations or untruthfulness should be and whether he believes one’s visibility changes how they behave. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Nov 17, 2020
The Right Change Matters
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This week, Trey Gowdy reflects on the results of the 2020 election and how each American may be reacting to the news. Trey explains the importance of respecting the election results while also ensuring election integrity, the responsibility of those alleging fraud to prove there was fraud and what level of tolerance we should have for mistakes. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Nov 10, 2020
Nothing To Do Except Wait
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This week, Trey Gowdy explains what is on his mind as the country waits for election results. Trey compares the wait for election results to a prosecutor’s wait for the verdict of a jury trial, the importance of reflecting how you can do better before you get the results, and what the future of small limited government is. Later, Trey explains the best time for Republicans to reflect and plan for the next election cycle is before they know whether they have won or lost. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Nov 03, 2020
BONUS: The Flirtation With Absurdity
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Join Trey Gowdy every Thursday for a bonus podcast episode where he shares his analysis and latest thoughts on the Supreme Court nomination process. This week, Trey explains the history of Democrats speaking out against Supreme Court nominees, how senators could more honestly disagree with Supreme Court nominations and Trey encourages listeners to write down what they perceive their rights to be and argues Amy Coney Barrett will not take any of those rights away.
Oct 29, 2020
The Question Of Why
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This week, Trey Gowdy speaks about the uncertainty Americans face as we approach the election and how he found hope amid this uncertainty. Trey explains why grief and pain can become a unifying force for the country, how voters' opinions can be moved before Election Day and the importance of having a fair moderator in a debate. Later, Trey reflects on his experience voting this year in the 2020 election.
Oct 27, 2020
BONUS: Find Your Own Best Facts
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Join Trey Gowdy every Thursday for a bonus podcast episode where he shares his analysis and latest thoughts on the Supreme Court nomination process. This week, Trey explains why Judge Amy Coney Barrett is qualified to serve on the Supreme Court, he points out the teamwork from Republican Senators in questioning during the confirmation hearing and weighs in on what he thinks some Democrats can improve upon.   Later, Trey ends on a happy note, discussing the hug shared between Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Senator Diane Feintstein (D-CA).
Oct 22, 2020
The Last, Best Chance To Move Voters
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This week, Trey Gowdy weighs in on the presidential debates and how it presents the last opportunity for the candidates to persuade voters. Trey gives his unsolicited advice to President Trump on how to best prepare for the final debate. He explains the importance of acknowledging media bias if it surfaces during the debate, tailoring your tone and message towards all voters and how to address difficult issues like the struggles of the pandemic. Later, Trey explains how President Trump can best use his limited amount of time at the debate to highlight his own administration’s accomplishments and saving attacks for the right moments. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Oct 20, 2020
BONUS: Doing The Right Thing, The Right Way
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Join Trey Gowdy every Thursday for a bonus podcast episode where he shares his analysis and latest thoughts on the Supreme Court nomination process. This week, Trey shares his observations of the first few days of the Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing of Judge Amy Coney Barrett and he explains the full story of how Chief Justice Roberts decided the Affordable Care Act was constitutional. Plus, Trey explains why he thinks Professor Patricia O'Hara was the most effective advocate for Judge Barrett. 
Oct 15, 2020
Senator Ben Sasse: "We’ve Stopped Doing Civics"
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Trey Gowdy is joined by his friend, Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), to discuss the Senate confirmation hearings of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Senator Sasse explains his ideas for reforming the Senate, including introducing term limits so there is less emphasis on campaigning and less focus on making careers in Washington D.C.. The Senator also explains why he believes more decisions should be made at a state and local level, why politicians work together more effectively when there are no cameras and the importance of returning to civics rather than politics.  Later, Senator Sasse explains Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s qualifications for the Supreme Court and why he believes attacks on Judge Barrett’s faith are unconstitutional and ineffective. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Oct 13, 2020
BONUS: The Great Exception
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Join Trey Gowdy every Thursday for a bonus podcast episode where he shares his analysis and latest thoughts on the Supreme Court nomination process. This week, Trey dives into the way the United States Supreme Court has become a “cultural battleground." He discusses the lack of knowledge the public has of Supreme Court cases and decisions, and how changing of American attitudes has lead to more contentious confirmation processes. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Oct 08, 2020
Rep. Kevin McCarthy: "The Country’s Worth Fighting For"
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Trey Gowdy is joined by his friend, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-CA, to discuss his political career and the important lessons he's learned along the way. Rep. McCarthy explains why it's easier for politicians to vote no on something than yes, the experience of being a California Republican and how winning the lottery at 20 years old, led him to discovering politics. Rep. McCarthy shares how his congressional class of Republicans took back the House of Representatives and the history of the Republican party in America. Later Rep. McCarthy reflects on the diversity of opinion within the Republican party and the important responsibilities of a House Minority Leader. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Oct 06, 2020
BONUS: Devout Hypocrisy
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Join Trey Gowdy every Thursday for a bonus podcast episode where he shares his analysis and latest thoughts on the Supreme Court nomination process.  This week, Trey dives into the hypocrisy he sees when the media negatively portrays Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as a devout Catholic. He explains the important traits he would want in any nominee and questions the role religious or spiritual beliefs should have in politics.
Oct 01, 2020
A Fair Accounting Of Sen. Lindsey Graham
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This week, Trey Gowdy speaks about his friend Senator Lindsey Graham and his origins in South Carolina that led him to eventually become a United States senator. Trey explains why he believes Senator Graham is being targeted in his senate re-election campaign by Democrats and the media. He breaks down how Senator Graham was criticized for voting to confirm Justice Bret Kavanaugh without the media recognizing Senator Graham’s record treating all Supreme Court nominees fairly. ​ Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 29, 2020
Presidents Are President, Until They’re Not
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This week, Trey Gowdy pays tribute after the recent passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and discusses how death is treated by the news media. Trey urges listeners to read about Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor and the ways in which they fought for justice and against inequality. Trey weighs in on whether President Trump should nominate a Supreme Court Justice to fill the current vacancy and elaborates on when he believes the United States Supreme Court appointments became entrenched in partisanship.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 22, 2020
Who Do You Trust?
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This week, Trey Gowdy discusses the potential of a close election in November and asks who we collectively trust enough to count the votes and verify the results. Trey explains how this election has only been portrayed as the most important one because it's the next one, how America’s reaction to the election results will have a profound impact on the next four years and explains the crucial role trust plays in everyday life. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 15, 2020
The Intrinsic Value Of Work
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This week, Trey remembers the meaning of Labor Day by discussing how some of his earliest jobs mowing lawns, delivering papers, and bagging groceries taught him the value of work. Trey explores the way we confront our fears while in the workplace, gratitude for great bosses and the kindness and generosity of others that we meet along the way. Later, Trey weighs in on Rep. Joe Kennedy's Senate primary loss to incumbent Senator Ed Markey and remembers the legacy of Jo Evelyn Cox. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 08, 2020
The Difference Between Evidence And Facts
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This week, Trey Gowdy discusses how people can be intentional about their hope as they head into fall of 2020. Trey explains what questions should be asked about what happened to Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the importance of finding the most compelling and relevant evidence, and why juries are told they must wait until all of the evidence is revealed to make a decision. Later, Trey gives unsolicited advice surrounding the Liberty University scandal. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Sep 01, 2020
Politics Is About Contrast
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This week, Trey explains what he thinks President Trump should talk about during the Republican National Convention, how he would question former FBI director James Comey if given the chance and why he believes public hearings are typically unhelpful. Later, Trey gives a compelling argument for his favorite books, favorite song and favorite movie. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 25, 2020
Doesn't Hurt To Ask
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This week, Trey discusses his new book out, Doesn’t Hurt To Ask, and how his friend Senator Tim Scott inspired him to write a book about something he is passionate about. Trey explains the keys to persuasion in knowing your jury as well as the facts on both sides and the beauty of questions. Later, Trey remembers a visit to the White House where he was able to apply his question asking skills in a conversation with President Trump. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 18, 2020
We Are Right To Expect More
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy discusses the gridlock in Congress Americans have seen this past week and why during a pandemic would be the time to work together and persuade each other. Trey explains the importance of the country expecting more of our politicians and the media who cover them. He goes on to give the building blocks of persuasion, the value of knowing the facts before expressing opinions and the importance of knowing both your goals and who your jury is. Plus, Trey reminds listeners about his new book coming out, Doesn’t Hurt To Ask. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 11, 2020
What Do You Believe And Why Do You Believe It?
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy poses questions about recent instances of hypocrisy, when it comes to federal intervention in the Portland protests, how the Democrats conducted themselves during their hearing with Attorney General William Barr and the potential reopening of schools.  Trey explains the importance of gathering all of the facts before weighing in on something and he discusses the art of persuasion and why it is in Americans’ best interest not to argue but persuade one another. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Aug 04, 2020
Trey Gowdy: "Racing To The Edges"
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy discusses the turbulent times the country has experienced recently and questions how the year 2020 has felt different than difficult times of the past. Trey explains how the political landscape of our country demonstrates the division of opinion in America, the important relationship of co-citizenry and the important work that goes into sharing a republic. Later, Trey asks his listeners questions about the justice system, immigration enforcement and the commutation of Roger Stone, then he answers listener-submitted questions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 28, 2020
Trey Gowdy: "The Lesson Of The Beach"
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy takes the time to thank his listeners for their appreciation of the diversity of guests and opinions on his podcast. Trey explains why he will be exploring the topic of persuasion in the coming weeks and the importance of allowing yourself to be persuaded. Later, Trey talks about the beach and how his perception of the beach has changed as he's gotten older.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 21, 2020
Sen. Graham On Mueller Probe: "Time For Us To Look At The Other Side Of The Story"
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy is joined by his friend, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C, to discuss what he sees as serious flaws in the Mueller investigation and why he believes former special counsel Robert Mueller needs to testify before his committee. Sen. Graham tells Trey Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report revealed the other side of the Trump-Russian investigation and that he plans to ensure anyone on Mueller’s team who may have abused their power is held accountable. Graham also tells Gowdy what he thinks of the ‘defund the police’ movement, the rise in crime in U.S. cities and his desire to continue making South Carolina and the country a better place. Later, Trey answers listener-submitted questions on how the GOP can appeal to more female voters, the Durham report and more. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 14, 2020
Mick Mulvaney On His Time at the White House
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy sits down with Mick Mulvaney, former White House Chief of Staff and Director of the Office of Management and Budget and current U.S Special Envoy to Northern Ireland. Mick tells Trey about how he landed the cabinet position of Director of OMB, he criticizes John Bolton’s decision to betray the trust of his position and write a tell-all book. Mick also discusses his previous role as White House Chief of Staff and recounts what it was like being in the White House leading up to the impeachment proceedings. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 07, 2020
July 4th: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy reflects on America's independence and the importance of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Trey explains that we do not have to wait for our country’s independence day to celebrate and reflect on our own personal independence, significance and happiness. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jul 07, 2020
When The Issue Is More Enticing Than The Solution
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy discusses how law has the potential to be a unifying force and that it should be respected, but should also strive to fix itself when it is not worthy of that respect. Trey talks about his friend Senator Tim Scott’s (R-S.C.) recent challenge in attempting to pass a police reform bill, the scrutiny and insensitivity he faced as a black Republican trying to pass this legislation. Plus, Trey explains the willingness of Senator Scott to compromise with Senate Democrats and how the issue became more enticing than the solution for some Democrats. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 30, 2020
A Walk Towards Unity
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy discusses why Americans feel the country is out of control and how people of different political persuasions can unify and meet in the middle on important issues. Trey goes on to thank his dad on Father’s Day for setting high standards with his hard work and kindness and welcomes his wife Terri Gowdy, his Congressional scheduler Mary-Langston Willis and former Staff Director of the House Oversight Committee Sheria Clarke. They share stories about their fathers and the qualities they had that made them role models in each of their lives. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 23, 2020
Law Enforcement: An Impossibly Difficult Job
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy discusses what the role of the police should be as national conversations focus on the topic of law enforcement. Trey weighs in on the burdensome responsibilities and expectations of a police officer in modern society, highlighting how impactful the actions of a good cop can be on the lives of the people who call them for help or protection and about the price police pay when they put their lives on the line. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 16, 2020
Sheria Clarke on "Difficult Yet Simple Steps" Towards Healing the Racial Divide
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy speaks with Sheria Clarke, former staff director of the House Oversight and Government Reform. Trey and Sheria discuss how the justice system is viewed differently by certain communities within the American family. Sheria explains difficult conversations she has to have with her own children because they are black, the value of religion in the fight for racial equality and the importance of people connecting with others different from them. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 10, 2020
Kim Strassel: “Good Journalism Could Really Make A Difference”
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Former Congressman Trey Gowdy speaks with Kim Strassel, member of the editorial board at the Wall Street Journal. Kim tells Trey about how she first discovered her passion for journalism, she breaks down  the difference between news and editorials and how a newspaper decides what news is worth covering. She explains how young people can ensure the news they are reading is reliable, how newspapers choose conservative and liberal voices for their editorial boards and they breakdown why the New York Times opinion board editor resigning, due to an unpopular op-ed, may damage people’s faith in journalism.  Later, Trey and Kim discuss her experience covering the Russia investigation in 2016 and the importance of journalists applying the same standard to everyone. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC
Jun 09, 2020