Daniel Horowitz joined the show today to discuss Senator Burr’s double-talk on HB2 and the hypocrisy of Republicans and conservative leaders on the HB2 issue. Horowitz is the Senior Editor at Conservative Review focusing on the hot-button issues in Congress. Horowitz has a unique way of calling the ‘balls and strikes’ on the major issues and players in Washington, providing in-depth analysis of the political happenings in D.C., grounded in true conservative principles.
Secretary Donald van der Vaart came by the studio today to discuss overreach from the Obama Administration and from the NC General Assembly via Rep. Chuck McGrady over coal ash that will adversely impact citizens and businesses in North Carolina. Gov. Pat McCrory named Donald R. van der Vaart Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources in 2015. Before becoming deputy secretary and energy policy advisor, van der Vaart worked as an engineering supervisor and later as program manager for the N.C. Division of Air Quality. He also teaches environmental policy and law at N.C. State University.
Tim Phillips, president of Americans for Prosperity, joined Chad to discuss how AFP is active in defeating Renee Ellmers in the 2nd Congressional district and their mission to hold members of both parties accountable over spending. Tim is a veteran political strategist and one of the nation’s premier grassroots organizers with 28 years of experience, including presidential, gubernatorial and congressional races, as well as state legislative, local and issue-advocacy campaigns. In 1992, Tim managed U.S. Rep. Bob Goodlatte’s (R-VA) first congressional campaign and later served as Rep. Goodlatte’s chief of staff on Capitol Hill for four years. In 1997, Tim helped found Century Strategies, one of the nation’s leading public affairs, political consulting and public relations firms. He was named a “Rising Star in Politics” in 1998 by Campaigns and Elections Magazine. In 2012, Tim was named one of Politico’s top 25 public policy players.