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The Trey Gowdy Podcast

English, News, 1 season, 218 episodes, 5 days, 4 hours, 48 minutes
About
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.
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The Phases Of Life

“I may not conquer the world, but I want to conquer my world.” – Dr. Kevin Gilliland   Between career woes, evolving relationship dynamics, an unforeseen pandemic and simply the everyday stressors of life it’s easy to wonder whether you’ve fallen off your path. Trey and Clinical Psychologist, Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D analyze how to welcome and navigate the variant seasons in your life and how to capitalize on moments of significance as opposed to success.   Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/21/202455 minutes, 49 seconds
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Q & Trey: Mistaken Intentions

As a former prosecutor Trey’s witnessed the pendulum of justice move both forwards and backwards, so are there any cases he regrets? Trey also responds to a criticism he received after playing “Candidate Casino” as a guest on Special Report with Bret Baier on FOX News Channel. Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/16/202425 minutes, 15 seconds
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A Commitment To Igniting Change

As a seasoned community organizer, a life of service was destined for Senator Peter Welch (D-VT). From advocating on behalf of Black Americans during the Civil Rights Movement to now co-leading a bill to combat the evolving lethal waves of the opioid crisis Senator Welch has committed to igniting generational change in society. Trey and Senator Welch discuss the importance of forming bipartisan relationships within politics and working with a commitment to your constituents not notoriety. Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/14/202432 minutes, 13 seconds
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Q & Trey: Reverse It

From the courtroom to the putting green, Trey has insightful answers to your questions.   Trey answers questions on the limitations of Presidential Orders, the DOJ’s timetable for moving forward on a case, and his most enjoyable rounds of golf.   Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/202433 minutes, 46 seconds
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The Darkness Has Not Overcome

How do we live in the world but not of the world? This is a timeless question that people of faith have asked themselves when evaluating how to live their lives, however when politics becomes intertwined the parameters are often blurred.   Former Senior White House and United States Intelligence Community official under former President Trump, Cliff Sims delves into his firsthand account of the clash between politics & spirituality when holding a position of power. Cliff also shares anecdotes from his latest book, The Darkness Has Not Overcome: Lessons on Faith and Politics from Inside the Halls of Power. Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/7/202453 minutes, 45 seconds
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Q & Trey: What’s The Goal Here?

The 2024 Presidential Election is on the horizon and voters have been keeping a close eye on the physical, mental, and legal state of the two presidential candidates. So, what happens if either President Biden or former President Trump are not fit to serve come Election Day? Where do their votes go? Plus, Trey answers a question on the difference between politics and being political. Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/202425 minutes, 7 seconds
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Cherry Picking Greatness

April showers not only bring May flowers, but a fresh start for College Football teams around the country. With new recruits and stellar seasoned players, comes the opportunity for a new chapter in a school’s athletic program.   Head Coach of the University of South Carolina Football team, Shane Beamer joins Trey to discuss the transfer portal and the woes & wins of the recruitment process in a crowded field.   Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/30/202440 minutes, 10 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Art of Reading People

Are you experiencing political déjà vu? If so, you’re not alone. Trey answers a question on whether he believes the conflict of who holds the Speaker’s gavel in the House of Representatives will end. He also reflects on why the jury selection process is one of art and science, as opposed to law and order. Follow Trey on X: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/25/202430 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Jury "Deselection" Process

Last week in New York City, jurors were selected in the historic trial of former President Donald Trump, but how can a jury be selected when jurors know who the former President is?   Trey gives a crash course in jury selection, sharing what he's learned about the process during his time as a prosecutor. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/23/202434 minutes, 54 seconds
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Q & Trey: You’re Welcome To Convince Me

From no-knock warrants, and the 2024 Masters at Augusta National, to former President Trump’s hush money criminal trial, Trey provides his sage insight and answers to your questions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/18/202429 minutes, 6 seconds
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A Metaphor For Life

The Supreme Court’s 2022 ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade sparked the global conversation of “When does life begin?” With opinionated answers being spread on both sides of the aisle, a consensus has not been reached. Trey evaluates this fundamental question and how it pertains to all facets of human existence. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/16/202421 minutes, 28 seconds
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Q & Trey: Shoot For The Stars

It’s been quite the week! From a triumphant conclusion to the NCAA women’s basketball season for Trey’s beloved South Carolina Gamecocks to Monday’s illuminous solar eclipse. Trey answers questions on the week’s star-filled events and the intersection between politics and the media. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/11/202433 minutes, 9 seconds
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Where Should Our Focus Lie?

From Eastern Europe to China to the Middle East, the United States has been entangled in intense outside conflicts spanning the globe. To survey the state of the nation’s security and national intelligence, Trey spoke with former Director of National Intelligence of the United States, John Ratcliffe. They discuss the Biden administration’s response to both the war on Ukraine and the Israel-Hamas war, and whether President Biden has severely dropped the ball with safeguarding America’s and American allies’ security.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/9/202441 minutes, 30 seconds
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Q & Trey: There's Still (March) Madness

March may be over but there’s still madness! Trey shares his thoughts on the NCAA March Madness tournaments thus far and the media frenzy surrounding women’s college basketball. Plus, he reveals to voters how they can express disapproval of political candidates running opposed in local elections. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/4/202438 minutes, 40 seconds
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Today Is Not Tomorrow

Can money truly buy happiness? What’s the difference between pride and confidence? And how do you balance profound feelings of happiness vs. unhappiness? Trey is joined by New York Times Best-selling author and Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor at Harvard University, Arthur Brooks to dissect the human pursuit of happiness and level feelings of unhappiness despite the unpredictability of life.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/2/202451 minutes, 5 seconds
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Q & Trey: Color Me Skeptical

It’s Holy Week! As Christians around the world prepare for Easter Sunday, Trey turns the tables and asks Mary Langston a question on the significance of the week. He also answers questions on Judge Scott McAfee’s ruling to keep Fulton County D.A. Fani Willis on former President Trump’s Georgia case and LSU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Kim Mulkey’s threat to sue the Washington Post for an unflattering article speculated to be released about her. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/28/202434 minutes, 48 seconds
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Rolling Down Like Thunder

Are you experiencing political déjà vu? Well, you’re not alone.   This past Friday Congresswoman Majorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) filed a motion to vacate the Speaker’s chair, a move made all too familiar recently by the House Republicans. However, will this decision sow more discord in an already contentious Congress?   Trey reacts to the latest news from behind the House chambers. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/26/202424 minutes, 45 seconds
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Q & Trey: Spring Has Sprung

Welcome to Spring! As we close the page on Winter and embrace the warmer weather, Trey answers questions on what the start of Spring means in the world of sports from March Madness to The PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Trey also shares insight on how prosecutors guard personal biases while serving on a case. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/21/202431 minutes, 34 seconds
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A Prosecutor’s Handbook

Whether you’re a fan of the television series Law & Order or you’ve come across a news headline recently, it’s easy to assume that you know the responsibilities of a prosecutor. However, what exactly does that role entail? Solicitor for the 16th Judicial Circuit in South Carolina, Kevin Brackett provides insight into the role of a prosecutor, from issuing warrants and pursuing the death penalty to examining evidence. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/19/202447 minutes, 59 seconds
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Q & Trey: Moving The Needle

It’s official, the 2024 Presidential Election will be a rematch between President Biden and former President Trump. After the slimming of a crowded Republican primary field, Trey shares what this election cycle reveals about the power of endorsements. He also reacts to Congress’ push to ban TikTok.  Plus, Trey revels in the unexpected success of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks men’s basketball team. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/14/202429 minutes, 38 seconds
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The Problem With Prejudice Clouding Judgements

Last week’s State of the Union was a big topic of discussion in the political world, and the media has been anything but shy when it comes to dishing out opinions. But how much are people allowing their biases to impact their responses? In this episode, Trey dissects this question and explains why critiques are only useful when rooted in honesty. Later, he shares what he took away from the end of the LSU South Carolina SEC Championship Game.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/12/202428 minutes, 56 seconds
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Q & Trey: Fractured Opinions

Oh, Mr. (former) President! Trey reacts to the Supreme Court ruling unanimously in favor of President Trump in the Colorado ballot disqualification case and the importance of the legal system not being used as a political weapon. He also reveals two questions that he uses to distinguish between the Democratic and Republican party. Plus, Trey reveals his “death row meal!” Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/7/202438 minutes, 48 seconds
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A Life Well Lived

Mrs. Roberta “Bert” McCarthy, “mother of just plain old Kevin McCarthy,” was one of the many lights in Trey’s life. This episode is in honor of Mrs. McCarthy’s legacy of grace, compassion, and kindness. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/5/202411 minutes, 36 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Different Breed

Spring is in the air! As the two remaining 2024 Republican Presidential candidates prepare for Super Tuesday, Trey evaluates the varying sects of the GOP and how the dynamic has changed among voters and party members. Plus, Trey answers a question on the future of the PGA Tour. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/29/202429 minutes, 4 seconds
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Sage Steele Is Reclaiming Her Voice

Sage Steele won’t be silenced. Broadcaster and former host of ESPN’s Sportscenter, Sage Steele examines the intersection of sports and politics, and its impact on culture. Sage emphasizes how she has and will continue to use her platform to amplify stories and people who speak truth to power, in a world committed to canceling differing beliefs. She also shares how pivoting from her role at ESPN opened a door for her to embrace and rediscover her voice.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/27/20241 hour, 7 minutes, 23 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Importance Of Context

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis’ viral testimony has raised questions on what characterizes behavior as disqualifying in the court of law. Trey examines the merits of D.A. Willis’ misconduct trial, as well as the influence of the "trial tax" on the outcome of a case.   Plus, Trey answers a question on whether we’re entering a new era of the Republican Party.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/22/202430 minutes, 28 seconds
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Authenticity Is Key

From the halls of Congress to the halls of FOX News, Trey and host of The Jason In The House podcast and former U.S. Congressman, Jason Chaffetz have been alongside one another through it all. So, how do the two former Congressmen feel about the chaos erupting on Capitol Hill between various wings of the Republican Party? And what do they believe caused this divide? Plus, Jason addresses whether he’ll return to public office in the future.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/20/202456 minutes, 34 seconds
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Q & Trey: Where Are People Leaning?

Is Special Counsel Hur required or able to release the transcripts from the Biden classified documents investigation? Trey responds to the firestorm caused by last week’s revelation of Special Counsel Hur’s report that President Biden has “diminished faculties,” and whether the public will ever access the interview transcripts. Plus, Trey shares his favorite books of all time! Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/15/202434 minutes, 4 seconds
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The Interest Of Justice

In a political season riddled with criminal trials, special counsel reports, and debates over mental competency, Trey evaluates how the justice system has evolved to be used for political gain.  Plus, Trey emphasizes the toxic nature in which politics and culture tip toe around boundaries. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/13/202435 minutes, 45 seconds
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Q & Trey: There Will Be A Winner

Are you ready for Sunday’s big game? Well unless you’re talking about the South Carolina Gamecocks vs. Connecticut Huskies women’s basketball game, Trey is not interested! However, he is interested in your questions! Trey answers a question on why people publicly reveal their voting tendencies and the reasoning behind the guilty verdict in the Jennifer Crumbley involuntary manslaughter trial. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/8/202429 minutes, 21 seconds
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A Measured Strategy

As the nation keeps a close eye on the Southern border and the escalating tensions with Iran-back militias in Syria, Trey and Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) evaluate the varying strategies of the Biden administration to mediate these global and domestic security threats. Plus, Senator Cotton and Trey discuss potential 2024 Republican Presidential administration cabinet positions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/6/202439 minutes, 46 seconds
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Q & Trey: To Be Fair

We made it to February, or perhaps one day closer to Spring! Trey answers a question on whether leaders should make decisions based on politics or morals, and if political rivals make amends once their campaigns end. Plus, he reacts to the latest news in SEC football! Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/1/202419 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Social Connection

In May of 2023 U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy released a surgeon general advisory calling awareness to the impact of the loneliness epidemic in the United States. With the evolution of social media and an abundance of avenues for instant social connection, how is it that we're in a lonely culture? Founding scientific chair and board member for the U.S. Foundation for Social Connection and the Global Initiative on Loneliness and Connection, Dr. Julianne Holt-Lunstad dissects the loneliness epidemic and whether our understanding of connection and community has evolved or devolved. Dr. Julianne explains whether in person vs. virtual connection is more beneficial to your well-being and fulfilling your social battery. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/30/202440 minutes, 57 seconds
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Q & Trey: On To The Next Thing

That’s a wrap on the New Hampshire primary and now it’s time for the two remaining major GOP presidential primary candidates to take their campaigns to Trey’s beloved state of South Carolina.   Trey answers a question on the selection process for Vice President and the possible outcome of Hunter Biden’s private House committee deposition if he pleads the fifth during his testimony.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/25/202429 minutes, 48 seconds
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What Comes Next?

On Sunday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced he would be suspending his 2024 presidential campaign and endorsing the GOP frontrunner, former President Trump. With two candidates left in the Republican Presidential Primary, will this evening's New Hampshire primary prove to be another victory for the former President, despite his ongoing legal squabbles? Plus, Trey reacts to his friend, Senator Tim Scott's (R-SC) engagement announcement! Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/23/202425 minutes, 50 seconds
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Q & Trey: Ambitious Pursuits

The Iowa Caucuses are in the rearview mirror and the remaining three Republican Presidential Primary Candidates are on the road to New Hampshire. Will the GOP frontrunner, former President Trump sustain his victory lap, or will a new victor emerge from the upcoming stops on the race to the White House? As a political commentator and former South Carolina Congressman, Trey has a keen eye for the present political climate, but does he still have political aspirations? He reveals whether he’ll return to a role in government! Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/18/202429 minutes, 32 seconds
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Covering The Chaos Of Congress

Covering the chaos that unfolds in the House isn't always an easy job, but Politico Congressional Reporter Olivia Beavers always works to provide balanced news coverage. Olivia and Trey reflect on the unprecedented events that unfolded in Congress last year and look ahead at the challenges facing Speaker Johnson as he attempts to govern with a slim majority.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/16/202451 minutes, 24 seconds
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Q & Trey: New Year’s Resolutions

We’re eleven days into 2024 and the House GOP is making headlines, from a flood of retirements to inner party tensions and of course, Hunter Biden’s appearance on Capitol Hill. With all these little fires erupting, Trey answers whether House Republicans will unify to get along better in 2024.   Plus, he reveals his all-time favorite Dallas Cowboy player! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/11/202423 minutes, 2 seconds
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Putting Opinions To The Side

Is there a market for fairness? Trey answers the question on many minds as the public navigates which media outlets they should look to when consuming information, following recent displays of partisan reporting. He emphasizes that reporters should be held to the same standard of indifference as jurors in a courtroom, to sustain public trust in journalists.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/9/202420 minutes, 53 seconds
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Q & Trey: Fear Doesn't Do You Any Good

Welcome to 2024, a year that will bring a highly anticipated Presidential Election, the Summer Olympics, and of course, your analytical questions! Trey reveals why Congress dedicates so much time to enforcing laws and answers whether President Biden would be able to issue an anticipatory pardon before leaving office if he doesn't win re-election in November. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/4/202425 minutes, 58 seconds
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Solidified In Time

Happy New Year! As we embark on this new chapter in the book of life, Trey revisits a few of his favorite conversations from 2023 that enlightened, inspired, and brought us joy.   Episodes featured in this episode: Setting Expectations with Speaker Kevin McCarthy   A Conversation With College Football Legend, Coach Steve Spurrier   Through The Eyes Of Secretary Condoleezza Rice   Senator Tim Scott: God Doesn’t Waste Characteristics   The Science Of Happiness, featuring Arthur C. Brooks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/2/202437 minutes, 36 seconds
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Q & Trey: Asked And Answered

As we countdown to 2024 Trey looks back at a few of the year’s timely and inquisitive questions.   Highlighting moments that inspired us to learn more about pop culture, the Roman Empire, politics and perhaps even one another.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/28/202337 minutes, 23 seconds
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A Gowdy ENCORE…Start, Stay, Or Leave

On this holiday encore, Trey reminisces how a trip to the grocery store during the COVID-19 Pandemic was the inspiration behind his latest book, Start, Stay, or Leave: The Art Of Decision Making. Trey explains how conquering fear a pivotal part of the decision-making process is, how making the right decisions impacts reaching desired goals, and why he feels it is important to share the mistakes of his past in his book to teach valuable life lessons. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/26/202316 minutes, 14 seconds
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A Gowdy ENCORE…Who’s In Your Corner?

As we turn the page on 2023 Trey reflects on the topics that inspired your questions from the beginning of the year. One question inquiring about the first House Speaker race…what a year it has been. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/21/202327 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Garden Within

Dr. Anita Phillips works at the intersection of faith, culture, and mental health. As a profound writer and trauma therapist Dr. Anita has captured the tools needed to best plant the foundation of your life, in her latest book The Garden Within. Dr. Anita and Trey discuss the crippling impact of loneliness on our lives and the influence of social media on our thoughts. Plus, they emphasize the importance and healing power of wellness, community, and faith. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/19/202358 minutes, 37 seconds
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Q & Trey: Lessons Learned

As 2023 ends, Trey reviews how it's natural to reminisce and treasure the moments that came with the past year while embracing the possibilities of the year to come. He answers a question on interactions between sitting members of Congress and gets called out for his thoughts on a recent College Football game. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/14/202327 minutes, 17 seconds
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Leaving Opinions At The Door

"How do you go from being an advocate to being a neutral-detached referee?" -Trey Gowdy As a former civil lawyer, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit Judge, A. Marvin Quattlebaum answers that question and provides insight into how he maintains neutrality when sitting in the judge's seat. Trey and Judge Quattlebaum reflect on the varying layers of the judicial system and how they all overlap in pursuit of justice.  Judge Quattlebaum also emphasizes the importance of both respect and moving personal politics to the back burner when making decisions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/12/202341 minutes, 51 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Revolving Door

From the purpose of House committee meetings, the revolving door of Congressional seat occupancies to the latest in College Football, Trey has the answers to your insightful questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/7/202327 minutes, 4 seconds
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12 Months To Live

James Patterson and Mike Lupica have teamed up again for their latest crime novel, 12 Months To Live. The best-selling authors revel in their successful literary partnership and the iconic characters from their individual bestsellers. As an avid consumer of crime dramas, Trey asked the authors about the essential characteristics needed to write a memorable villain. Plus, they all emphasize the importance of defining how people will live a life of significance, in their own unique way.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/5/202345 minutes, 6 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Performance Review

It’s time for Trey’s rivalry week review! He reveals why he was most thankful for his wife and a weekend dedicated to College Football. Plus, as the 2024 Election approaches Trey provides insight on the role of delegates. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/30/202326 minutes, 43 seconds
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It's Time To Bet On Yourself

As the saying goes, "If at first you don't succeed, try again,"...but what if success doesn't come until 30 years into your career? Author, Steven Pressfield shares his message of perseverance and how not to let self-doubt demolish your dreams. Steven provides insight on how to distinguish thoughts that are sparked by "the self" and your ego, and how acknowledging the difference is pivotal to your view of life. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/28/202354 minutes, 40 seconds
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A Gowdy Classic…Through The Eyes Of Secretary Condoleezza Rice

On this Thanksgiving encore, Trey revisits a conversation with former Secretary of State, Dr. Condoleezza Rice. Trey asks Dr. Rice how she leads a life of humility, influence, and service. Plus, as an avid golfer and co-owner of the Denver Broncos, Dr. Rice along with Trey relish in their excitement for the 2023-2024 NFL and College Football seasons. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/23/202335 minutes, 39 seconds
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A Path Through Pain

If you've experienced or are currently in a season where you may not understand why God is allowing insurmountable pain to enter your life, this conversation is for you. Senior Pastor of Fellowship Church, Pastors Ed and Lisa Young join Trey to share the inspiration behind their book, A Path Through Pain: How Faith Deepens and Joy Grows Through What You Would Never Choose. Ed emphasizes that God has provided us with the capacity to absorb and deal with our pain and even amid storms He remains sovereign. Plus, Lisa encourages vulnerability when navigating loss and holding on to the assurance that God's will surpass all understanding.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/21/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 32 seconds
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Q & Trey: Making The Tough Decision

Trey shares his feelings on South Carolina Senator Tim Scott's decision to drop out of the 2024 Presidential race, and why he believes the Senator made the right decision given the political climate.    Later, Trey answers a question on how the nation can stop pro-Hamas protests on college campuses, and shares what teams he thinks will prosper this college basketball season.    Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/16/202323 minutes, 51 seconds
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A GOWDY Classic....A Dedication To Storytelling with Benjamin Hall

Benjamin Hall is dedicated to sharing the stories of the world's silent heroes. Trey revisits his conversation with FOX News Correspondent Benjamin Hall, as Ben reflects on the Russian war on Ukraine and the stories of the soldiers, civilians, and journalists who are experiencing it firsthand. Benjamin shares anecdotes from his best-selling memoir, Saved, highlighting how a mirage of his daughter gave him the strength to get himself to a point of safety following an attack on his vehicle in Ukraine. Ben emphasizes how his wife and daughters are the greatest blessings in his life, expressing his appreciation for their unconditional support. Later, Trey asks Ben how he's sustained an aura of humility and gratitude despite experiencing an unfathomable tragedy. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/14/202334 minutes, 25 seconds
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Q & Trey: My Eyes Deceive Me

NCAA Women's Basketball is back and off to quite a puzzling start with the 2023 NCAA Women's Basketball Champions, the LSU Tigers losing to the Colorado Buffaloes in Monday's season opener. Trey previews the season and the response to this shocking upset. Plus, Trey answers a question on the leaked audio of Houston Mayoral Candidate Sheila Jackson-Lee's expletive-filled rant to her staffers and the disconcerting rise in deepfakes across the internet. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/9/202328 minutes, 35 seconds
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The Realm of Tit For Tat

Former President Trump has solidified his spot as the frontrunner in the 2024 GOP Presidential Primary and, while he may be ahead in the polls, his ongoing legal troubles across four states have caused the public to shift their attention from his campaign to the courtroom. FOX News Contributor and Constitutional Law expert, Jonathan Turley joins Trey to discuss the former President’s ongoing legal troubles and the influence this will have on Trump’s presidential campaign as the clock counts down to November 2024. Jonathan also provides insight into the constitutionality of gag orders and the purpose they serve. Plus, Trey asks Jonathan his opinion on the growing trend of the opposing party to open impeachment inquiries into seating Presidents. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/7/202338 minutes, 19 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Ring of Truth

The People’s House is back in business with the appointment of Congressman Mike Johnson (R-LA) as the 56th Speaker of the House. Trey reflects on his interactions with Speaker Johnson while in Congress and why he believes the House GOP has selected a strong leader to mediate tensions amongst the varying wings of the Republican party.  Trey also answers a question on jury tampering as it pertains to the Alex Murdaugh murder trial and reveals what amendments he would make to the U.S. Constitution. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/2/202323 minutes, 36 seconds
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No Room For Rumor

The role of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Justice is one that many hear of, but few know the true responsibilities attributed to the position. Inspector General Michael Horowitz joins Trey to review the jurisdictions of his position within the U.S. Department of Justice and cases his team has investigated, notably the death of Jeffrey Epstein in 2019. Trey and Inspector General Horowitz emphasize the importance of carefully distinguishing between fact and opinion when providing information to the public. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/31/202355 minutes, 18 seconds
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Q & Trey: Timeless Answers

Trey revisits a few of your inquisitive questions, from the jury research process, updates to public school curriculums, and of course, sports. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/26/202315 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Game Of Crazy Eights

There's a chill in the House. The U.S. House of Representatives has entered its third week without a Speaker following the ousting of Congressman Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), a decision backed by House Democrats and eight members of the Republican caucus. Trey provides insight on the detrimental implications the division amongst House Republicans will have on appropriating government funding and delivering President Biden's proposed $105 billion aid package for Israel and Ukraine. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/24/202347 minutes, 50 seconds
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Q & Trey: Aligning History And Credibility

As Congress prepares for a third Speaker vote, Trey overviews the role of Speaker of the House and the escalating chaos amongst House Republicans. He also emphasizes the need for discernment when consuming media regarding the Israel-Hamas war and surveying facts before indulging in misinformation. Plus, Trey answers a question on the justification of face mask penalties in football. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/19/202330 minutes, 41 seconds
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Double Dose of Questions: A World In Need of Answers

You have questions, Trey has answers! In a week of global unrest and immense devastation, Trey responds to looming curiosity over the catastrophic consequences of the Israel-Hamas war if the United States unfreezes Iran's $6 billion fund, intended for humanitarian purposes. He then explains the Biden Administration's decision to build a new section of the U.S-Mexico border wall and weighs in on the membership vetting process for criminal justice policy boards and commissions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/17/202324 minutes, 12 seconds
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The Fragile American Experiment

In a week of unprecedented global events, the Anchor of Special Report and the Host of The Bret Baier Podcast, Bret Baier overviews the Israel-Hamas conflict and the ongoing race for House Speaker. Trey and Bret emphasize that the world is experiencing a time that defines a generation. Bret also shares the inspiration behind his latest book, To Rescue the Constitution: George Washington and the Fragile American Experiment, and affirms the sentiment that George Washington set a strong tone for the role of the presidency. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/12/202329 minutes, 11 seconds
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The Science Of Happiness

Do you know what steps you need to take to build the life YOU want? Harvard Business School Professor and New York Times Best-selling Author, Arthur Brooks has dedicated his research to discovering the science of happiness. In his latest book he co-authored with Oprah Winfrey, Build the Life You Want, they lay the foundation for how to best attain the life your heart desires. Arthur joins Trey to offer insight into the "unhappiness epidemic" the world is experiencing and share the key principles needed to discover the life you want to live. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/10/202355 minutes, 43 seconds
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Q & Trey: Mindless Theatre

On Tuesday, following a contentious final vote of 216-210, Congressman Steve Womack (R-AR) announced, "The office of Speaker of the House of the United States House of Representatives is hereby declared vacant." So, what does this mean for the House of Representatives, and what happens next? Trey reflects on the Congress' historic vote and the heightening tension among House Republicans. Trey offers his analysis of the 2nd GOP Presidential Primary Debate on FOX Business and why there needs to be a more concrete system for voters to compare candidates ahead of elections. (INSERT EMBED CODE) Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/5/202320 minutes, 29 seconds
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Coach Kim Mulkey's Full Court Life

From the 80s to today Coach Kim Mulkey has dominated Women's College Basketball. This past Spring Coach Mulkey led the Louisiana State University Women's basketball team to win the NCAA National Championship title, after a nail-biting game against the Iowa Hawkeyes. Trey is joined by Coach Mulkey as she shares how her undeniable passion for basketball and how it feels to coach in her home state of Louisiana. Coach Mulkey shares how her career journey took her from Baylor University to Louisiana State University and the plans she has, to sustain the LSU Tigers as strong competition in the NCAA. Plus, Trey asks Coach Mulkey about her iconic game day outfits! Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/3/202327 minutes, 48 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Looming Government Shutdown

As the possibility of a government shutdown looms, Trey offers insight into what happens during a shutdown and the impact it will have on essential and non-essential government employees. He also answers a question on the process of “federalism," and the purpose of debates in today's political climate. Plus, Trey reveals how often he thinks about the Roman Empire. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/28/202330 minutes, 18 seconds
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The Road To 2024 With Senator John Thune

As the country moves toward another election year members of Congress on both sides of the aisle have begun expressing their opinions on candidates. Senate John Thune (R-SD) joins Trey to discuss the potential shift to the balance of power in the Senate, with several vulnerable Democratic seats at risk to being filled by strong Republican challengers. They also weigh in on how they maintain bipartisan relationships and emphasize the importance of respect when working across the aisle. Plus, Senator Thune shares with Trey how he found the motivation to continue pursuing his political ambitions despite his Senate loss in 2002. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/26/202332 minutes, 34 seconds
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Q & Trey: Walking The Tightrope

Trey-ism of the week: "Respect is fairness."  Trey answers a question on his personal definition of success based on lessons learned from life and the Bible. He also provides insight into the influence of third parties in elections and how politicians should respond when they are out of step with the ideals of their constituents. Plus, Trey reveals what he believes are characteristics of good politicians. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/21/202324 minutes, 4 seconds
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Through The Eyes Of Secretary Condoleezza Rice

Dr. Condoleezza Rice is a pillar in American politics, an advocate for education, and a respected sports spectator and advisor, and today she joins Trey to offer a glimpse into her life. Prior to being appointed as Secretary of State, under the George W. Bush Administration, Dr. Rice served as the U.S. National Security Advisor during the terror attacks on 9/11. Dr. Rice shares with Trey how she believes the country has handled foreign adversaries, as the nation commemorates the 22nd anniversary of September 11th. Trey asks Dr. Rice how she leads a life of humility, influence, and service. Plus, as an avid golfer and co-owner of the Denver Broncos, Dr. Rice along with Trey relish in their excitement for the 2023-2024 NFL and College Football seasons. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/19/202334 minutes, 46 seconds
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Q & Trey: On The Doorsteps Of Autumn

Fall isn't the only season that's making its return; the NFL and College Football are back in full swing. While South Carolina is home to many notable sports teams Trey confidently maintains his support of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks. Trey answers a question on party identification and whether or not voters are aligning themselves with candidates over political parties. Then, he offers insight into the nation's immigration system, reflecting on the impact of lawful and unlawful immigration on society. Plus, Trey shares his fundamental advice for achieving success at work and in life. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/14/202322 minutes, 4 seconds
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If Not Kevin McCarthy, Then Who?

As Congress has reconvened following the August recess, Speaker Kevin McCarthy has been working to sustain his role as Speaker of the House amid whispers of an impeachment and the possibility of a government shutdown. POLITICO Congressional Reporter, Olivia Beavers dissects the looming tension between GOP leadership and what constituents and voters can expect from this upcoming congressional session. Olivia explores why maintaining bi-partisan relations has become a balancing act within the House of Representatives. Trey and Olivia discuss a question on my many minds, if House GOP members want to vacate Speaker McCarthy, then who is their alternative? Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/12/202342 minutes, 6 seconds
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Q & Trey: Be Where The Ball Is Going

Will there be a resurgence of compassionate conservatism? Trey provides insight into why there has been a decline in compassion in politics. He reflects on how truth and honor have been replaced with winning and notoriety as the requirements for whether a candidate is respected. Plus, ahead of the highly anticipated NFL season, Trey reveals whether he has a fantasy football team. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/7/202317 minutes, 37 seconds
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A Double Dose Of Questions

It’s a double dose of questions! Trey shares reflections on the first GOP presidential primary debate and shares why candidates are not asked the same questions. He emphasizes that candidate-specific questions provide an opportunity to showcase individual beliefs on a topic. He also answers a question on whether he believes the requirements to run for U.S. president should be updated and how the grand jury system works at the federal and state levels. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/5/202319 minutes, 25 seconds
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Senator Tim Scott: God Doesn't Waste Characteristics

On August 23rd Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) stood among seven other Republican presidential candidates making their case for the White House at the first GOP Presidential Primary Debate. Trey spoke with his friend, 2024 Republican Presidential Candidate Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) to reflect on the many viral moments from the debate stage and how he remained authentic to his commitment to not amplify salacious comments from other candidates. Senator Scott provides insight into his experience running for President and how his unwavering faith in God keeps him at peace. Trey asks Senator Scott what he believes sets him apart from other candidates and why several campaigns have struggled with consistent messaging on key voter issues. Senator Scott responds to the comment that he and other candidates were "bought and paid for." Later, Senator Scott emphasizes that the truth of my life disproves the lies of the radical Left. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/31/202335 minutes, 44 seconds
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Post-Debate Analysis: Why Are You Running?

Trey offers his assessment on Republican presidential candidate performances at the first GOP Presidential Primary Debate. He reflects on viral moments from the debate stage and candidate messaging tactics, few of which praised former President Trump despite his absence from the debate and his mounting legal troubles. Plus, Trey answers a question on many minds, how do GOP presidential challengers measure up to the Republican frontrunner? Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/29/202315 minutes, 6 seconds
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Q & Trey: As Summer Winds Down

With Summer winding down Trey formerly offers an introduction to fall and the kickoff to the college football season. Plus, as an avid sports fan, Trey reveals his favorite sports to watch. He also sheds light on the restrictions put on jurors when asked about a trial outside of the courtroom and whether the same limitations are placed on judges. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/24/202316 minutes, 56 seconds
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Search & Rescue: The Need for A Global Guardian

In the wake of emergencies, Global Guardian provides security, medical, and safety solutions to communities in crisis. The CEO of Global Guardian, Dale Buckner joins Trey for a conversation on crisis management and how his organization works beyond borders to extend support and aid to communities in a state of emergency. Dale emphasizes that Global Guardian works tirelessly to ensure they're actively helping amid devastation not after the chaos has blown over. He shares with Trey the vetting process for team members who are located overseas and how he's proud of how his organization has built a strong team of professionals to step in when people need them most. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/22/202355 minutes, 11 seconds
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Q & Trey: Special Counsel, Aliens & The Candidates

Today, Trey tackles the definition of "Special Counsel" and explains the role of the position. Trey also weighs in on the recent Congressional hearing on UAPs, also known as UFOs, and shares his thoughts on extraterrestrial life.    Later, he previews the first 2024 Presidential debate hosted by FOX News Channel in Milwaukee, and talks about what to watch for on the debate stage.    Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/17/202320 minutes, 26 seconds
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James Patterson's Investigative Playbook

As an avid consumer of true crime dramas and literature, Trey had the pleasure to sit down with New York Times bestselling author, James Patterson to discuss his latest book, Lion & Lamb: Two Investigators. Two Rivals. One hell of a crime. James delves into his experience working with notable collaborators, from Dolly Parton to former President Bill Clinton, and gives insight into his writing process and style. He also shares the hope that his books provide readers with the opportunity to reimagine how they view society. As a world-renowned author, James also details his experience with fame, and how he supports university students who struggle with debt. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/15/202347 minutes, 42 seconds
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Q & Trey: Could A State Attorney General Charge The Bidens?

Today, Trey addresses a listener question about whether or not a State Attorney General would be able to charge any members of the Biden Family if it fell within their jurisdiction.    Later, Trey explains how everyday Americans can bridge the political divide and shares some of his favorite golf superstitions.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/10/202324 minutes, 3 seconds
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Football, Family And A Full Roster

Let the countdown to the college football season begin! Head Coach of the University of South Carolina Football team, Shane Beamer joins Trey Gowdy to discuss the upcoming NCAA football season and the daily routine of a player and coach during preseason camp. Coach Beamer reveals how he manages high expectations, blocks out the negative noise on social media, and the impact of the transfer portal on roster management and recruiting. Later, he shares the adorable role his children and family play in his career. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/8/202332 minutes, 34 seconds
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Why Hunter Biden's Plea Deal Was Put On Hold

Today, Trey breaks down why Hunter Biden's plea agreement was put on hold after federal judge raised concerns over the terms of the agreement.  Later he explains how some prisoners are able to use cell phones on prison grounds.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/3/202330 minutes, 45 seconds
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Chapter One: A Litigator's True Crime Library

On the morning of July 18, 2014, esteemed Florida State University Law Professor Dan Markel was shot two times in the head as he was pulling into his driveway in an upscale Tallahassee, Florida neighborhood. From this moment, Dan's children, parents, and ex-wife's lives were irrevocably changed as the investigation into his murder began. Trey is joined by Partner at Poyner Spruill LLP and Author of Extreme Punishment, Steven Epstein to unravel the series of events and relationships that inevitably lead to the murder of Dan Markel. Steven overviews key anecdotes to the case and how nine years later the investigation into this alleged murder-for-hire plot persists, as more witnesses are called, and trial dates are set. Plus, Steven shares his research process when writing his true crime thrillers and how his more than three-decade-long career as a practicing lawyer has influenced his interest in the genre. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC If you've enjoyed this conversation on the inner workings of true crime, listen and subscribe to The FOX True Crime podcast w/ Emily Compagno. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/1/202356 minutes, 10 seconds
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A GOWDY Encore…Q & Trey: The Impact Of A Reactive Culture

It’s a Gowdy encore! Trey shares his thoughts on the impact of reactive responses to crime and the often-blurred lines between culture and the law. Trey reflects on the role of prosecutorial discretion and its relationship with the government. Later, Trey answers a question about his childhood growing up in Peach country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/27/202328 minutes, 41 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore...The Psychology of Criminal Intent

What is the psychology behind criminal intent? Trey revisits a conversation with Mental Health and Addiction Expert, Dr. Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D to dissect the psychology of criminal behavior. Dr. Gilliland analyzes the public response to the Murdaugh double-murder trial. Later, Trey and Dr. Gilliland reflect on the dangers of herd mentality and an overall societal loss of authenticity. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/25/202351 minutes, 21 seconds
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Q & Trey: Causal Connections

Trey’s back with answers to your insightful questions! Trey weighs in on government officials being able to interfere with the personal matters of military personnel, highlighting Senator Tommy Tuberville’s (R-AL) efforts to block the confirmation of high-ranking military personnel in retaliation of the Pentagon’s abortion policies. He also addresses the legitimacy behind FBI Director Wray being able to withhold information about ongoing investigations from the public. Later, Trey answers a question on candidate electability. Plus, Trey answers a question on the highly anticipated college football season of his beloved South Carolina Gamecocks! Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/20/202323 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Counterbalance Of Faith And Politics

As the lines between religion and politics appear to blur, how do you untether the two in your personal life?   Theologian and Editor-in-chief of Christianity Today magazine, Dr. Russell Moore joins Trey for a conversation on how to navigate a spiritual crisis. Dr. Moore analyzes the rise in Christian Nationalism, its impact on culture, and how it’s influencing how believers and non-believers view religion.   Trey asks Dr. Moore a question on how Evangelicals have found a home in the Republican party, and the blending of religion in political agendas. Plus, Dr. Moore emphasizes how God uses the most unlikely of people to fulfill His purpose on Earth.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/18/202350 minutes, 47 seconds
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Q & Trey: Could Alex Murdaugh's Conviction Be Overturned?

Trey starts by explaining how listeners can best avoid inaccurate information. Plus, he explains why there is no chance that Alex Murdaugh's murder conviction will be overturned. Finally, he provides life advice to potential future law students.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/13/202328 minutes, 26 seconds
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Ambassador Robert O'Brien's Fundamentals Of Negotiation

Trey takes a survey of the world with the former National Security Advisor of the United States under the Trump Administration, Ambassador Robert O’Brien. Ambassador O’Brien provides insight into the evolving conflict between the United States and China and explains how to manage the Chinese communist party. Trey and Ambassador O’Brien reflect on the current state of the Russian war on Ukraine and the valiant defense efforts of the Ukrainian military.   Plus, Trey asks Ambassador O’Brien a few questions on faith, family, and golf.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/11/202350 minutes, 15 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore…Q & Trey: Asking The Right Questions

On this encore episode, Trey looks back at his answers to a few of your thought-provoking questions. He answers a question on the minimum and maximum sentencing for possession of both legal and illegal firearms. He also emphasizes the importance in not limiting which platforms you consume your news with and shares a few book recommendations.  Later, Trey answers a question on what happened to special counsel John Durham’s career following his investigation linking Russia and the former President Trump’s 2016 campaign. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/6/202330 minutes, 27 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore… An Obligation To Share Unheard Stories w/ Jennifer Griffin

Happy Fourth of July! Trey revisits his conversation with FOX News National Security Correspondent, Jennifer Griffin. Jennifer reminisces on how her curiosity and love for national news sparked her interest in a career in journalism and the immense respect she has for journalists on the frontlines of global catastrophes. Later, Jennifer and Trey share their thoughts on NATO and the Russian war on Ukraine. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/4/202359 minutes, 46 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore…Q & Trey: Who’s In Your Corner?

Who’s in your corner? Trey looks back at his answers to a few of your poignant questions. He answers a question on the division amongst the House GOP and how the Democrats have managed to remain unified in the public eye. Trey shares his thoughts on what the public should anticipate as the defense and prosecution begin making their cases in the University of Idaho murders trial. Later, he reveals exciting updates about the release of his book Start, Stay or Leave. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/29/202327 minutes, 17 seconds
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Will Hunter Biden Get Off Easy?

On this episode, Trey compares the song "Strawberry Wine" to the charges that Hunter Biden received in the recent plea announcement. Trey ponders the question of whether or not Hunter Biden will receive a fair sentence for what he allegedly did, or whether as the son of a Democratic president, he might get a sweet deal.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/27/202321 minutes, 16 seconds
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A Gowdy Classic…Re-fueling Your Happiness Engine With Arthur Brooks

How do you re-fuel your happiness engine? Trey revisits his conversation with Harvard Professor and New York Times Best-selling Author, Arthur Brooks to discuss fairness, happiness, and tips to begin your pursuit of both. Arthur answers a question about whether or not our society's "best days" are behind us and the role fear plays in our thinking. Later, he addresses the benefits of intentionally pursuing and discovering happiness. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/24/20231 hour, 40 seconds
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A Nation Of Laws

On June 8th, former President Trump was indicted on 37 charges in relation to his mishandling of classified documents. Trey, in part two of his conversation with former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Andy McCarthy, overviews the FBI's case against the former President and what the public should expect in the upcoming weeks and months. Later, Andy and Trey examine how the FBI's investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton differs from that of President Trump. Andy also outlines the role of prosecutorial discretion in the FBI's case against the former President. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/22/202350 minutes, 12 seconds
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Defining Classified Documents With Andy McCarthy

Who designates documents as classified?   Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Andy McCarthy joins Trey to break down former President Donald Trump's second indictment, this time on federal charges in relation to his handling of classified information while out of office.   Andy explains that in order for a document to be considered classified, it must be designated as such by an intelligence agency or official who has the authority to do that under the executive order. He later differentiates each classification category and what we as spectators have learned about the government's ability to keep their documents under control.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/20/202351 minutes, 8 seconds
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Q & Trey: Why Some Republicans Are Holding Up Speaker McCarthy's Agenda

First, Trey explains how grand juries and indictments work and why they are used. Then, he lets loose on how he feels about certain members of Congress who are holding up Speaker Kevin McCarthy's agenda.   Plus, he weighs in on how he thinks the LIV-PGA deal will affect the future of golf.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/15/202329 minutes, 15 seconds
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A Dedication To Storytelling

Benjamin Hall is dedicated to sharing the stories of the world's silent heroes. Trey and FOX News Correspondent Benjamin Hall reflect on the Russian war on Ukraine and the stories of the soldiers, civilians, and journalists who are experiencing it firsthand. Benjamin shares anecdotes from his best-selling memoir, Saved, highlighting how a mirage of his daughter gave him the strength to get himself to a point of safety following an attack on his vehicle in Ukraine. Ben emphasizes how his wife and daughters are the greatest blessings in his life, expressing his appreciation for their unconditional support. Later, Trey asks Ben how he's sustained an aura of humility and gratitude despite experiencing an unfathomable tragedy. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/13/202334 minutes, 17 seconds
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The Fiery Arena of Politics

Trey addresses his friend and GOP candidate Senator Tim Scott's viral appearance on the view and gives a lesson on not worrying about what people you don't know, think about you. He also explains what powers the Senate has to influence law and policy. Finally, Trey shares his thoughts on the new College Football Playoff format.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/8/202331 minutes, 17 seconds
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Congressman Ro Khanna: The Price Of Accountability

What was Congressman Ro Khanna’s life before he joined the House of Representatives? Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA) offers his perspective on the role of government and the absence of bi-partisan support in both the House and Senate. Trey asks Congressman Khanna how he maintained his stamina while campaigning against a well-liked incumbent and the lessons he learned from the experience. Later, they share their thoughts on how the government can regulate the harmful impact of social media on young women. Plus, Congressman Khanna and Trey weigh in on the parameters of free speech. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/6/202336 minutes, 6 seconds
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Q & Trey: Explaining The Bryan Kohberger Defense

On this episode, Trey breaks down the strategy of the defense in the Bryan Kohberger trial. Then, he explains why depositions are not used in criminal cases. Finally, Trey breaks down his golf bag and shares some riveting golf stories. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/1/202333 minutes, 48 seconds
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The Race For The Presidency Persists

In an interview with Trey on Fox News Tonight, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) responded to the backlash following his 2024 presidential campaign announcement. He addressed how he combats criticism from the Left and how his current position as the only sitting Black Republican Senator is a display of progress, not decline. Senator Scott also reflects on his upbringing in rural South Carolina and how his grandfather's perseverance inspired him to be the man and politician he is today. After months of speculation, on Wednesday, May 24th Florida Governor Ron DeSantis officially announced his 2024 Presidential Campaign. Governor DeSantis joined Trey on Fox News Tonight to provide a glimpse into what a DeSantis presidency would entail and how he plans to reshape the country following the Biden Administration. Later, Trey asks Governor DeSantis how he will respond to opposition from other 2024 Republican primary candidates. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/30/202339 minutes, 9 seconds
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The Direction Of History

On Monday, May 22nd Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) announced his 2024 GOP presidential campaign. Instantaneously, memes and reaction videos circulated the internet in response to the only sitting Black Republican Senator announcing his bid for the Presidency. Trey expresses his frustration with the negative reactions to his former colleague and friend's presidential announcement. Plus, Trey revisits his answer to a question on primary elections being funded by state taxpayers. And later reflects on the potential emergence of a new political party and what will be needed for the party to thrive. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/25/202336 minutes, 9 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore...Harris Faulkner & Her Unshakeable Faith

Trey revisits a conversation with the Host of The Faulkner Focus and Outnumbered on the FOX News Channel, Harris Faulkner as she shares memories from her life built on faith, purpose, and beauty. Plus, Harris reflects on her upbringing in a military family and Sundays in Church. Later, Harris shares how her faith is the catalyst for the woman is she today. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/23/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 3 seconds
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Q & Trey: Knowing What To Say

Trey is back with answers to your thought-provoking questions! As a former prosecutor, Trey reflects on how to delicately word a victim impact statement in a criminal trial. Then, he answers a question on campaign finances and the role of Super PACS. Plus, Trey provides insight into why people may be experiencing loneliness, as well as how to perfect your golf swing. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/18/202338 minutes, 6 seconds
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D.A. Steve Mulroy: Defining "Beyond A Reasonable Doubt"

How would a prosecutor define, "Beyond a reasonable doubt"? District Attorney of Shelby County, Tennessee, Steve Mulroy joins to answer the question, and discuss how he found himself in the field of criminal justice.   Later, he discusses the difficulties he has faced in his short time as District Attorney in Shelby County, how his office has handled the Tyre Nichols case, and how he handles speaking to the families of victims. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/16/202339 minutes, 5 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore...Understanding Media Bias

On this episode, Trey revisits his thoughts on bias reporting in mainstream media and explains how and why the news became so partisan. Later, he explains the definition of "conservatism," and how members of Congress are selected to subcommittees.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/11/202324 minutes, 29 seconds
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Senator Peter Welch On The Importance Of Working Together

Trey is joined by Senator Peter Welch (D-VT) for a conversation about the importance of coming together with the opposing party in order to make the country a better place. Senator Welch shares how growing up along with the Civil Rights movement inspired him to pursue a career in law, and later politics so that he could create opportunities for people to live their best lives. Senator Welch then shares lessons he learned from both winning and losing political races. Later, he discusses how working in the Senate has allowed him to cultivate meaningful relationships with his Republican colleagues in order to pass constructive legislation. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/9/202342 minutes, 56 seconds
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Q & Trey: It's Time To Get Things Done

Trey's back with answers to your inquisitive questions! Trey dissects the fundamentals of the debt limit and why the public should be informed on its economic impact. He also answers a question on whether parents of juvenile criminal defendants can be held liable for their child's crimes. Later, Trey answers a question on which members of Congress are eligible for taxpayer funded security details. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/4/202336 minutes, 43 seconds
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A Conversation With College Football Legend, Coach Steve Spurrier

This week Trey sits down with a college football legend! Heisman Trophy winner and former Head Football Coach for the Florida Gators & South Carolina Gamecocks, Steve Spurrier joins Trey for a conversation on the evolution of college football. Coach Spurrier reminisces on a few memorable plays from his coaching career and lessons he's learned from managing a team of young athletes. Later, Trey applauds Coach Spurrier's remarkable legacy as an athlete and coach. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/2/202331 minutes, 29 seconds
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Q & Trey: Asking The Right Questions

 It’s a new week of questions!  Trey answers a question on the minimum and maximum sentencing for possession of both legal and illegal firearms. He also emphasizes the importance in not limiting which platforms you consume your news with and shares a few book recommendations.  Later, Trey answers a question on what happened to special counsel John Durham’s career following his investigation linking Russia and the former President Trump’s 2016 campaign. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/27/202330 minutes, 54 seconds
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Warming Up For Spring Training With Coach Shane Beamer

It’s time for Spring practice! Head Football Coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, Shane Beamer joins Trey for a conversation on how he navigates recruiting prospective players, while also strengthening his relationships with present team members. Trey commends Coach Beamer for his professionalism on the field, despite seemingly unfair calls by referees and intense post-game interviews. Later, Trey makes a case for why Coach Beamer should hire him as a consultant for the Gamecocks football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/25/202330 minutes, 43 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore...A Year of Answers

Trey looks back at a few thought-provoking and inquisitive questions from 2022. Highlighting moments that sparked our curiosity and desire to learn more about politics, foreign policy, the judicial system, and perhaps even ourselves. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/20/202336 minutes, 3 seconds
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Whispered Prayers

After temporarily losing his voice, Trey reminisces on a piece of advice he received from a former Sunday school teacher on the power of prayer. He also weighs in on Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) launching a 2024 presidential exploratory committee and the media's bias portrayal of the Senator's potential campaign. Later, Trey emphasizes that the Republican party needs to separate themselves from recent negative portrayals of the party. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/18/202320 minutes, 45 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Benefit Of Experience

On this episode, Trey examines the legality behind ignorance of the law. Trey answers a question on how Senator John Fetterman’s (D-PA) hospitalization impacted the balance of power in the Senate. Later, Trey invites us into his law class, explains the meaning of an “imperfect defense” and shares his thoughts on the novel, The Count of Monte Cristo. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/13/202340 minutes, 6 seconds
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Stamping Your Political Passport With Senator Lindsey Graham

On this episode, Trey is joined by Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for a conversation on foreign policy and an analysis of the United States’ international relationships. Senator Graham reveals his thoughts on the past week’s indictment of former President Trump and the hypocrisy of the investigation. Then, Senator Graham emphasized the importance of the United States military in protecting and standing up for America. Later, Trey asks the Senator his opinion on the approach of the United States’ relationships with China and Russia and the United States’ handling of the war on Ukraine. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/11/202338 minutes, 35 seconds
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Q & Trey: March Was Madness

On this episode, Trey answers a question on the unprecedented indictment of former President Trump. Trey provides his post-game analysis of the NCAA Women’s Basketball championship game between LSU and Iowa. He also answers a question of how congressmen are selected to co-sponsor congressional bills and the role of scientific evidence in criminal court cases.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/6/202331 minutes, 6 seconds
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A Slice Of Heaven

This week, Trey examines the importance of Holy Week and why Resurrection Sunday is the ultimate display of sacrifice, faith, and love. He also reminisces on a recent trip he took to Israel, with his wife and the indescribable feeling of exploring the streets that characters from the Bible have walked. Later, Trey expresses his enthusiasm for the 2023 Masters Tournament at Augusta National, this upcoming weekend. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
4/4/202319 minutes, 49 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Potential Solution To The Mass Shooting Epidemic

On this episode, Trey gives a passionate response to the mass shooting at a Nashville private school and draws on his experience as a prosecutor to discuss possible solutions to prevent future mass shootings. Later, Trey gives insight into what sort of powers the Speaker of the House and the Senate Majority Leader have over their respective caucuses. Then, Trey explains the complexities of what it means to find a defend guilty 'beyond a reasonable doubt'   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/30/202333 minutes, 3 seconds
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A Conversation On Character

On this episode, Trey highlights a week in sports from NCAA Women’s Basketball games to the phenomenal sportsmanship of both the players and coaches. Trey raves about his experience attending a Louisiana State University Women’s basketball game and applauds Coach Kim Mulkey for how she leads the team. Later, Trey shares his thoughts on how to discern genuine behavior. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/28/202328 minutes, 35 seconds
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Q & Trey: Opportunity Is A Gift

On this episode, Trey shares the joys and creative freedoms that come with hosting Sunday Night in America w/ Trey Gowdy on the FOX News Channel. Trey answers a question on his expectations and advice for the Dallas Cowboys in the upcoming 2023 NFL Draft. He also answers a question on when listeners can expect the release of the audio version of his book, Start, Stay or Leave, and provides insight on the purpose of plea deals in criminal trials. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/23/202323 minutes, 46 seconds
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Janice Dean Is Braving The Storm

On this episode, Trey is joined by Fox News Senior Meteorologist and Host of The Janice Dean Podcast, Janice Dean for a conversation on the motivation behind her latest book,  I Am The Storm. Janice shares with Trey the outrage she felt and continues to feel regarding former Governor Cuomo's (D-NY) decision to place infected COVID-19 patients in nursing home facilities across New York. Janice emphasizes the immeasurable damage to the lives and living conditions of New York's most vulnerable because of Governor Cuomo's actions, and her commitment to ensuring that the families impacted receive justice. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/21/202332 minutes
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Q & Trey: Silence Is The Enemy

On this episode, Trey shares insight on how to interpret Alex Murdaugh’s persistent plea of innocence while on trial. Trey describes how to successfully cross-examine a witness and the negative impact on a defense team's argument when a defendant testifies on their own behalf. Later, Trey answers a question about his favorite British crime shows. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/16/202329 minutes, 3 seconds
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The Psychology of Criminal Intent

On this episode, Trey sits down with mental Health and Addiction Expert, Dr. Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D to dissect the psychology of criminal behavior. Dr. Gilliland analyzes the public response to the Murdaugh double-murder trial. Later, Trey and Dr. Gilliland reflect on the dangers of herd mentality and an overall societal loss of authenticity. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/14/202351 minutes, 12 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Truth Is Somewhere In The Middle

On this episode, Trey shares insight on how to emotionally process the heinous Murdaugh double-murders and other inexplicably gruesome crimes. Trey reflects on the bias portrayal of 2024 Republican Presidential Candidate Nikki Haley and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in the media. Later, Trey answers a question on his pronunciation of the word “defendant.” Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/9/202326 minutes, 55 seconds
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Justice & Juries: The Alex Murdaugh Trial

On this episode, Trey sits down to weigh in on the verdict in the Alex Murdaugh double-murder trial, lays out the facts of the case, and breaks down what the prosecution got right during the six-week trial.   Later, Trey explains why it is so difficult to try a case where the death penalty is on the table, and shares his faith in the U.S. Justice System.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/7/202337 minutes, 51 seconds
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Q & Trey: Reclaiming Our Time

On this episode, Trey weighs in on the latest updates from the Murdaugh double-murder trial and the distinction between leading and non-leading questions when interrogating a defendant. Later, Trey shares his thoughts on what to expect during the 2024 Presidential Election cycle and the impending media frenzy.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
3/2/202326 minutes, 4 seconds
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Setting Expectations with Speaker Kevin McCarthy

On this episode, Trey is joined by Speaker Kevin McCarthy, to discuss his newly appointed role as House Speaker. Speaker McCarthy emphasizes his commitment to working across the aisle to benefit the American people. He also shares his thoughts on this past January's contentious House Speaker election and his previous run for the Speaker position. Later, Trey and Speaker McCarthy reflect on their friendship and time serving in Congress together. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/28/202328 minutes, 44 seconds
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Q & Trey: Breaking Down The Murdaugh Trial

On this episode, Trey draws on his experience as a prosecutor to analyze the Murdaugh murder trial. Then, Trey ponders what it means to live out Christian values, and finally, he explains the reasoning behind the mainstream media's liberal bend.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/23/202319 minutes, 17 seconds
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What The Voter Wants: The 2024 Presidential Election

On this episode, Trey discusses the 2024 Presidential Election, how an election brings out the dark side in people, and he touches upon former South Carolina Governor and former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's presidential run and the attacks that she has already endured since her announcement.     Trey talks about the role of political "consultants" and political scientists in elections. And later, reflects on President's Day and the legacy of President Lincoln and President Reagan, and the qualities that made them strong leaders of the country.     Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC   Trey's book Start, Stay, or Leave is available NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/21/202317 minutes, 45 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Conversation on Standards

On this episode, Trey provides his insight on the New Jersey Superintendents' mishandling of a heinous bullying incident at a New Jersey high school that resulted in the suicide of a 14-year-old student. Trey examines the Congressional steps needed to proceed with a Presidential impeachment and the future of Name Image and Likeness contracts for college athletes. Later, Trey emphasizes that his book Start, Stay or Leave has no age limit on who it can benefit. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/16/202326 minutes, 30 seconds
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Not Long Ago, Not Far Away: An Intimate Look at The Reagan Library Auschwitz Exhibit

On this episode, Trey is joined by the Executive Director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, John Heubusch to discuss the Auschwitz Exhibit debuting at the Presidential Ronald Reagan Library on March 24th, 2023. John reflects on how he was appointed to the role of Executive Director of this foundation and his relationship with the Reagan family. He also shares why the Auschwitz exhibit is a culmination of both the inhumane nature of humanity and the courage to preserve despite heinous circumstances. Later, Trey and John reflect on the history of the Holocaust and why it's imperative to continue amplifying this horrific moment in history to ensure it never happens again. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's book Start, Stay, or Leave is available NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/14/202330 minutes, 44 seconds
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Q & Trey: Where Does the Nation Stand?

On this episode, Trey provides his insight on President Biden’s 2023 State of the Union address and whether this annual address should continue. Trey shares his thoughts on Sam Smith’s controversial Grammy performance and claims that the Super Bowl is the largest human trafficking event in the world. Later, Trey shares where he enjoys vacationing with his wife. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/9/202328 minutes, 7 seconds
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On The World Stage with Secretary Mike Pompeo

On this episode, Trey is joined by former Secretary of State and NYT Best-selling Author of Never Give An Inch, Mike Pompeo to discuss political influence and anecdotes from his memoir. Secretary Pompeo shares his thoughts on the Biden Administrations' handling of the Chinese balloon circulating the Americas this past weekend. Trey asks Secretary Pompeo what the most significant threat plaguing the American people is. Later, Secretary Pompeo reveals what's next for the Pompeos. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's book Start, Stay, or Leave is available NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/7/202333 minutes, 24 seconds
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Q & Trey: Where Do We Go From Here?

On this episode, Trey answers a question on the future of law enforcement and whether the institution itself needs to be reexamined following the heinous murders of unarmed people of color by the police. Trey defines classical conservatism from his point of view and explains how this ideology has evolved. Later, Trey reveals how writing Start, Stay, or Leave gave him an opportunity to review decisions he’s made from a new perspective. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
2/2/202325 minutes, 38 seconds
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A Set Up For The End

On this episode, Trey extends his gratitude to those who supported the release of his latest book Start, Stay or Leave: The Art of Decision Making and the message he hopes the book conveys. Trey examines the Alex Murdaugh murder trial as well as other heinous ongoing murder cases. He also deconstructs public understanding of motive in criminal cases and the importance of delicately asking, “why,” a defendant commits a crime. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s book Start, Stay, or Leave is available NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/31/202319 minutes, 32 seconds
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Q & Trey: What Makes A Document Classified?

On this episode, Trey answers what the discovery of documents at President Biden's home, and former Vice President Mike Pence's home means for national security.   Trey discusses the various agencies and people that can classify documents, the levels of classification that exist, and the proper ways to access classified materials. Later, he shares wisdom from his new book, Start, Stay, or Leave: The Art of Decision Making.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's book Start, Stay, or Leave is available NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/26/202326 minutes, 8 seconds
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Start, Stay, Or Leave: The Art Of Decision Making

On this episode, Trey sits down to discuss how a trip to the grocery store during the COVID-19 Pandemic was the inspiration behind his new book, Start, Stay, or Leave: The Art Of Decision Making.   Trey explains how conquering fear is a pivotal part of the decision-making process, how making the right decisions impacts reaching desired goals, and why he feels it is important to share the mistakes of his past in his book to teach valuable life lessons. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW!    Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/24/202314 minutes, 54 seconds
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Q & Trey: An Inner Dialogue

On this episode, Trey reveals his exciting weekend with South Carolina Gamecocks Head Coach Shane Beamer and Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). Trey answers a question on the role of the Special Counsel within the Department of Justice and why some millennial men are still living at home. Later, Trey provides insight on how to navigate making tough decisions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/19/202324 minutes, 56 seconds
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The Criminalization of Politics With Jonathan Turley

On this episode, Trey is joined by FOX News Contributor and Constitutional Law expert, Jonathan Turley to discuss the recent discovery of classified documents at President Biden's former office and Delaware home. Jonathan provides insight into the Biden Administrations' defense of inadvertence as a Special Counsel is formed to investigate President Biden. He also reflects on the comparisons between this discovery of documents and those uncovered during the raid on former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate. Later, Trey and Jonathan share their thoughts on the criminalization of politics. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/17/202333 minutes, 42 seconds
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Q & Trey: Who's In Your Corner?

On this episode Trey answers a question on the division amongst the House GOP and how the Democrats have managed to remain unified in the public eye. Trey shares his thoughts on what the public should anticipate as the defense and prosecution begin making their cases in the University of Idaho murders trial. Later, he reveals exciting updates about the release of his forthcoming book Start, Stay or Leave. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/12/202328 minutes, 12 seconds
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Working The Courtroom With Ted Williams

On this episode, Trey is joined by FOX News Contributor, former DC Police Detective, and Defense Attorney, Ted Williams to discuss how he made his way into law enforcement and later became a defense attorney.   Ted explains the effect working homicide cases have had on his faith and the characteristics that every lawyer needs to earn the trust of a jury, and he shares his favorite things about being a litigator. Later, Ted gives insights from his on-the-ground reporting of the University of Idaho quadruple murders.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/10/202333 minutes, 3 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Budget Balancing Act

Q & Trey: A Budget Balancing Act On this episode Trey answers a question on the upcoming National Championship game, as a Baylor University alum and a South Carolina Gamecocks fan. Trey shares his thoughts on the future of the national debt and the government's efforts to balance the budget. He also reveals whether he would ever accept the position of FBI Director or U.S. Attorney General and the balancing of politics and law enforcement that the role entails. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/5/202324 minutes, 21 seconds
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Reflections To Start Your New Year

On this episode, Trey breaks down an unexpected connection between John The Baptist, modern-day politics, new years resolutions, and college football bowl game referees.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
1/3/202317 minutes, 23 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Year of Answers

On this episode, Trey looks back at a few of the year’s thought-provoking and inquisitive questions. Highlighting moments that sparked our curiosity and desire to learn more about politics, foreign policy, the judicial system, and perhaps even ourselves. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/29/202236 minutes, 38 seconds
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Sam Lewis’ Story of Hope and Redemption

This week, Trey is joined by the CEO of Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC), Sam Lewis for a powerful conversation on second chances. Sam reflects on how his experience being incarcerated was the catalyst for the community outreach and activism work he leads today, as well as his desire to provide former inmates the opportunity to start again. Later, Sam shares with Trey resources and coping skills that can be of support to inmates reacclimating to being home.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/27/202241 minutes, 50 seconds
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Q & Trey: Questions for The Future

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on the pay disparity between teachers and public figures. Trey reminisces on the best Christmas gift he received during childhood. Later, Trey shares whether he's prosecuted a defendant who turned out to be innocent and if listeners should anticipate a book tour for his forthcoming book. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/22/202228 minutes, 53 seconds
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A Christmas Message From Pastor Ed Young Jr.

This week, Trey is joined by Senior Pastor at Fellowship Church, Pastor Ed Young Jr for a message on the hope and joy of Christmas. Pastor Ed reminisces about his upbringing as a Pastor's kid and how the love of God was instilled in him and his brothers from a young age. He also reveals a few of his favorite Christmas messages he's heard and given over the years. Later, Trey and Pastor Ed share ways to extend compassion and empathy for those who may not have fond memories of the holiday season. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/20/202239 minutes, 49 seconds
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Q & Trey: What Do You Want To Be Known For?

On this episode, Trey provides his insight on primary elections being funded by state taxpayers. Trey reflects on the potential emergence of a new political party and what will be needed for the party to thrive. Later, Trey shares anecdotes from his forthcoming book Start, Stay or Leave. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/15/202232 minutes, 45 seconds
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Discovering Your Purpose With Tulsi Gabbard

This week, Trey is joined by 2020 Presidential candidate and former U.S Representative, Tulsi Gabbard (R- HI) for a conversation on political and personal authenticity. Tulsi and Trey reflect on their time serving in Congress with one another and Tulsi's sustained commitment to being of service to God's children. Later, Tulsi reflects on how she's evolved since entering politics and reveals what's next for her in both her personal life and politics. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/13/202249 minutes, 46 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Fundamentals Of Compromise

On this episode, Trey answers a question on the strength of bi-partisan relations following Speaker of the House nominations. Trey shares his insight on University of South Carolina Head Football Coach, Shane Beamer and University of Tennessee Head Football Coach, Josh Heupel being named co-winners of the Southern-Eastern Conference Coach of the Year Award. Later, Trey reflects on former President Trump's recent call to terminate the U.S. Constitution. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book "Start, Stay, or Leave" is available for pre-order NOW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/8/202225 minutes, 59 seconds
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Kevin McCarthy's Challenging Path To Speaker Of The House

On this episode, Trey discusses the decision to elect Hakeem Jeffries (D, NY-8) as the next leader of the House Democrats, and explains the challenges that Representative Kevin McCarthy (R, CA-23) faces as he continues his bid for Speaker Of The House.   Later, Trey talks about the murders of four University of Idaho students and why authorities choose to withhold evidence from the public during homicide investigations. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC   Trey's forthcoming book "Start, Stay, or Leave" is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/6/202225 minutes, 37 seconds
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Q & Trey: Benghazi, Questions Left Unanswered

On this episode, Trey sits down to discuss the facts discovered during the United States House Select Committee's investigation into the terrorist attacks in Benghazi, as well as the questions that still remain surrounding the attack.   Later, Trey explains why some politicians switch their party affiliations, shares his favorite holiday traditions, and comments on the South Carolina Gamecocks football team's win over the Clemson Tigers. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC   Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW!   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
12/1/202228 minutes, 53 seconds
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How To Become Speaker Of The House

This week, Trey sits down to explain the role of the Speaker of the House, how a member of Congress ascends to the position, and details the many responsibilities that the Speaker must fulfill.   Later, Trey shares his analysis of the investigation into the killer of four University of Idaho students and gives his opinion on a dinner that former President Donald Trump had with Kanye West, now known as Ye, and others. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC   Trey's forthcoming book "Start, Stay, or Leave" is available for pre-order NOW!   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/29/202221 minutes, 11 seconds
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Q & Trey: Understanding Media Bias

On this episode, Trey discusses the bias of mainstream media and explains how and why the news became so partisan.   Later, Trey explains the definition of "conservatism", how members of Congress are selected to subcommittees, and he touches on the recent success of the Dallas Cowboys. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC   Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/24/202224 minutes, 14 seconds
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Congressman Seth Moulton: A Marine’s Perpetual Dedication To Country

On this episode, Trey sits down with Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA06) for a conversation about his life trajectory from Harvard physics student to Marine to U.S. Representative. Congressman Moulton emphasizes the importance of bi-partisan initiatives and the negative impact of polarizing ideologies in government. Later, the Congressman reflects on how his time in the Marines influences his role as a Congressman today and his perpetual dedication to service. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/22/202251 minutes, 23 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Election Waiting Game

On this episode, Trey addresses the slow vote counting process of several 2022 Midterm Elections and analyzes the decisions of voters this election cycle. Trey also reveals his top 5 list of political faux pas in history that potentially cost candidates their election. Later, Trey answers a question on the importance of state decided K-12 education methods. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/17/202242 minutes
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Congressman Dan Crenshaw On The Principles Of Honor and Valor

On this episode, Trey sits down with Congressman Dan Crenshaw (D-TX02) for a conversation about honor and influential powers in Congress. Congressman Crenshaw shares his thoughts on the outcomes of the 2022 Midterm Elections and what it revealed about the strengths of each party. Later, Trey and Congressman Crenshaw discuss the influence of fame in politics and candidate campaigns. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/16/202243 minutes, 23 seconds
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A Veteran's Day Encore...Honoring Those Who Gave Their Lives ft. Frank Siller

Trey revisits a conversation with Chairman and CEO of the Tunnel To Towers Foundation, Frank Siller, to share the story of Firefighter Stephen Gerard Siller who gave his life on 9/11, and how the foundation honors Veterans Day. Later, Trey talks about the things he will be reflecting on while observing Veterans Day. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/12/202229 minutes, 4 seconds
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Q & Trey: Be Careful Of What You Promise

On this episode, Trey reflects on his experience covering the Midterm Elections and the election results that surprised him. Trey emphasizes the importance of sustaining bi-partisan relations in government in order to get legislative bills passed in Congress. Later, Trey answers a few questions on one of his favorite topics.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/10/202232 minutes, 38 seconds
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Setting Reasonable Election Expectations

This week, Trey reflects on the ramifications of the 2022 Midterm Elections. He reminds listeners to manage their expectations regardless of the outcome, emphasizes the importance of keeping those expectations realistic, and asks those to be on alert for explanations of the results.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/8/202223 minutes, 35 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Peak Of American Politics

On this episode, Trey answers a question about President Biden's recent comments on the longevity of Medicare and Social Security if the GOP gains control of the House. Trey shares insight on which Congressional and Senate midterm races he'll be monitoring on Election Night and the weeks to follow. Later, he addresses the deplorable act of violence on Speaker Pelosi's husband at their San Francisco, CA home. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/3/202227 minutes, 22 seconds
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Maintaining Friendships On Both Sides Of The Aisle

On this episode, Trey sits down with Congressman Jim Himes (D-CT04) for a conversation about his upbringing and his interest in public policy.   Congressman Himes and Trey examine the rapidly growing gap of political polarization between liberals and conservatives on Capitol Hill. Later, Congressman Himes shares how balancing his life as a student-athlete and Rhodes Scholar led him to become a legislator in the halls of Congress.   Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
11/1/20221 hour, 1 minute, 41 seconds
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Q & Trey: What Is Your Final Argument?

On this episode, Trey answers a question on the legal process of a defendant receiving the death penalty. Trey shares his thoughts on the longevity of Medicare and social security and also takes on a philosophical approach to making the right decisions and the delicate nature of time. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/27/202232 minutes, 33 seconds
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The True Threat To Democracy

This week, Trey weighs in on what he believes is the true threat to democracy, analyzing a recent New York Times poll that says 84% of people believe the media is the biggest threat to society. Trey questions whether the people actually want fairness and neutrality, or just a medium that will agree with their beliefs.  Later he shares the basis of his new book, how to make the best decisions in life.    Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/25/202222 minutes, 44 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Shift In The Atmosphere

On this episode, Trey provides a brief analysis of the recent verdict of Right-Wing Conspiracy Theorist, Alex Jones’ criminal trial for spreading misinformation on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Trey reflects on the possible outcomes of Republicans regaining control of the House following the upcoming midterm elections. He also commends the discipline of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judges and the confusing nature of sentencing criminals to life in prison. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey’s forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/20/202226 minutes, 17 seconds
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Congressman Mike Gallagher's Race To Impact Change

This week, Trey is joined by Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-WI) to discuss his upbringing and his fascination with foreign policy. Congressman Gallagher reflects on how his experience in the military influenced his entrance into politics and passion for strengthening the United States’ national security initiatives. Later, the congressman answers a few of Trey's lightning-round questions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Trey's forthcoming book Start, Stay, or Leave is available for pre-order NOW! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/18/202241 minutes, 41 seconds
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Q & Trey: How Good Are Your Decision-Making Skills?

On this episode, Trey offers advice on voting in the upcoming Florida Judicial election. Trey provides poignant advice to aspiring prosecutors and he acknowledges the potential political departure of Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE). Later, Trey shares the inspiration for his forthcoming book set to be released in January 2023. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/13/202228 minutes, 22 seconds
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Defining Character With Congressman Markwayne Mullin

This week, Trey is joined by Oklahoma GOP Senate Candidate, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) to discuss his upbringing and experience serving in Congress. Rep. Mullin shares how he was affected by watching the January 6th Capitol Riot unfold and why it reemphasized his desire to reach across the aisle whenever possible. Later, Rep. Mullin answers a few of Trey's lightning-round questions. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/11/202258 minutes, 17 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Choice In Direction

On this episode, Trey answers a question on whether he is left or right-hand dominant. Trey revisits his opinions on the future of bi-partisan relationships, as the country prepares for the November midterms. He also shares where the public can access Supreme Court cases. Later, discreetly reveals his second favorite NFL team following his beloved Dallas Cowboys. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/6/202225 minutes, 5 seconds
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Managing Expectations In Life & Politics

This week, Trey discusses the effects that high expectations can have on one's happiness. Trey uses this to discuss how politicians and pundits who use anger and fear to tell their listeners and voters what they want to hear, ultimately do them a disservice by giving them false expectations. Then, Trey talks about what could happen if political rhetoric is improved. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
10/4/202223 minutes, 6 seconds
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Q & Trey: Knowing What Deserves Your Attention

On this episode, Trey answers a question on the recently proposed state realignments in College Football. Trey discusses the continued anonymity of the individual behind this past May's SCOTUS leak, and why the Supreme Court has remained tight-lipped regarding its investigation. Later, he answers a question on a favorite topic of his. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/29/202222 minutes, 16 seconds
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Re-fueling Your Happiness Engine With Arthur Brooks

This week, Trey is joined by Harvard Professor and New York Times Best-selling Author, Arthur Brooks to discuss fairness, happiness, and tips to begin your pursuit of both. Arthur answers a question about whether or not our society's "best days" are behind us and the role fear plays in our thinking. Later, he addresses the benefits of intentionally pursuing and discovering happiness. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/27/20221 hour, 27 seconds
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Q & Trey: Conversations Based On Evidence

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on recent allegations of racism and comments directed at a Duke University athlete while at an away game at Brigham Young University. Trey reveals current members of Congress who he undoubtedly trusts to lead in government, regardless of their political affiliation. Later, Trey reflects on the best way to get involved with the 2022 midterms. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/22/202223 minutes, 52 seconds
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A Gowdy Encore: Continuing to Keep The Faith With Shannon Bream

This week, Trey revisits a conversation with the newly appointed Host of FOX News Sunday and the Host of the Livin' The Bream podcast, Shannon Bream, to discuss why faith plays such an important role in her life. Plus, Shannon shares some of her favorite stories from her time at the FOX News Channel. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/20/202257 minutes, 7 seconds
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A Gowdy Classic...Why The Voting Rights Act Isn't About Voting Rights

With midterm elections on everyone's mind, Trey revisits his breakdown of why the Voting Rights Act is a misleading name for what is actually in the bill and sheds light on common misconceptions of what voting in America is like. Then, Trey draws an unlikely comparison between a challenge shared by both the criminal justice system and by those voting in America. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/15/202216 minutes, 48 seconds
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A Trey Gowdy Classic…Balancing An Omnipresent Fear With Dr. Kevin Gilliland

This week Trey takes a look back at a conversation with mental health and addiction expert, Dr. Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D, to reflect on the anguish that has engulfed the Uvalde, Texas community following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School. Dr. Gilliland shares his frustrations with the lack of action to combat the country’s mass shooting crisis. Plus, Trey and Dr. Gilliland discuss how to navigate an omnipresent fear that follows after jarring acts of violence. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/13/20221 hour, 15 minutes, 36 seconds
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Q & Trey: We're All Owed Respect

On this episode, Trey emphasizes the gravity of wisdom and humility in success. Trey reflects on the aftermath of a Duke University volleyball player being referred to as a racial slur during an away game at Brigham Young University. He also shares his thoughts on President Biden's recent crisis of democracy rhetoric speech and emphasizes that an opposing opinion should not determine how we view an individual's morality. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/8/202222 minutes, 59 seconds
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A Willingness To Work

This week, Trey reflects on the semblance of Labor Day and how the following Tuesday should be a day of gratitude, to acknowledge the importance of everyday workers. Trey also honors a co-worker from his childhood for his impeccable work ethic and dedication to his job. Later, he emphasizes that work provides a sense of purpose to opportunity. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/6/202213 minutes, 34 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Glimpse At What's To Come

On this episode, Trey shares invaluable advice for someone considering or currently enrolled in law school. Trey discusses the aftermath of Kash Patel being named in the F.B.I.'s released affidavit supporting their search of former President Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence. Later, he answers a question about when Clemson University Head Football Coach, Dabo Swinney will join the podcast. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
9/1/202231 minutes, 14 seconds
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The Parameters Of Presidential Protection

This week, Trey is joined by Emanuel S. Heller Professor of Law at the University of California, Berkeley,  John Yoo to discuss the Department of Justice's release of a redacted Mar-a-Lago search warrant affidavit. John emphasizes that this search on Mar-a-Lago was a clear separation of former President Trump as a President versus Trump as a person. Later, John analyzes the rarity of this invasion of a former President's privacy and access to their documents from their time in the White House, and the parallels to President Nixon's final moments in office. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/30/202249 minutes, 6 seconds
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Q & Trey: Understanding The Human Condition

On this episode, Trey speaks on why the media has slowly stopped sharing updates on the humanitarian crises plaguing both Afghanistan and Ukraine. Trey answers the question of who determines the name of a Congressional Bill. Later, he reflects on the balancing of good policy vs. good politics, and its influence on culture. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/25/202219 minutes, 45 seconds
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Your Yesterday Doesn't Have To Be Your Tomorrow

This week, Trey is joined by Founder and Executive Director of Turn90, Amy Barch to discuss the re-entry program's unconditional commitment to reacclimating participants back into society. Amy analyzes Turn90's evidence-based practices that assist to reduce and prevent recidivism. Later, Amy reflects on the emotional and mental transformations of participants following their completion of the program. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/23/202242 minutes, 7 seconds
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Q & Trey: Practice What You Preach

On this episode, Trey explains the many layers of probable cause and how to understand this legal transaction. Trey answers a question on his questioning of former FBI Director James Comey before Congress in 2016. Later, he reflects on the seemingly elusive behavior of FBI agents as a strategic tactic to preserve the Bureau's image. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/18/202229 minutes, 56 seconds
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Waiting For The Facts, The Raid At Mar-a-Lago

On this episode, Trey speaks about the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago and why it is essential to wait for the facts of a case to reveal themselves before drawing a conclusion.   Later, Trey draws on the parallels between the investigation into former President Trump and the investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and he also touches upon the issue of bias in fact-finding.     Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/16/202220 minutes, 4 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Dance Between Personal Morals & The Majority

On this episode, Trey explains how he managed to separate his personal beliefs and thoughts from the beliefs of the majority, while in Congress. Trey answers a question on the efficacy of paid protestors to influence seemingly unpopular causes and later answers what he believes to be one of the hardest questions he's received. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/11/202220 minutes, 40 seconds
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Uncovering Layers Of Federal Warrants With Andy McCarthy

This week, Trey is joined by former Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney and FOX News Contributor, Andy McCarthy to examine federal search warrants. Andy reflects on the often blurred lines between the Justice Department and electoral politics, as well as the differences in the enforcement of State vs. Federal warrants. Later, Trey asks Andy questions on the efficacy and cause of federal search warrants. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/10/202259 minutes, 8 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Complexities Of Life

On this episode, Trey reflects on a sentimental anniversary in his life. Trey answers a question on congressional talking points, and the point system in our criminal justice system, to determine the severity of a crime. Later, he answers a question on States' political pivots from either a Republican or Democrat majority. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/4/202225 minutes, 30 seconds
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Gamecocks Head Coach Shane Beamer's All-Star Plan

This week, Trey is joined by the Head Football Coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, Shane Beamer to discuss the upcoming NCAA Football season. Coach Beamer shares with Trey how the recruitment process has evolved over his years of coaching and its influence on how he communicates with new recruits. Later, Trey highlights Coach Beamer's immense public support and respect for all the athletic programs at the University of South Carolina. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
8/2/202233 minutes, 20 seconds
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Q & Trey: Time Is A Delicate Concept

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on the humility of Coach Dabo Swinney and Coach Shane Beamer following a game victory or defeat. Trey reflects on the fragility of life and why people should be intentional with the way they treat others. Later, Trey answers a question on the sentencing of former Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) for lying to federal investigators about campaign donations. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/28/202229 minutes, 44 seconds
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Bill Hemmer: Preparation Is Your Best Defense

This week, Trey is joined by the Co-Anchor of America's Newsroom, Bill Hemmer to discuss the benefits of neutrality in journalism. Bill reflects on the year he backpacked across Europe and the invaluable lessons in communication he gained from the experience. Later, Bill and Trey highlight that in life, preparation is your best defense. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/26/202245 minutes, 50 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Impact Of A Reactive Culture

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on the impact of reactive responses to crime and the often blurred lines between culture and the law. Trey reflects on the role of prosecutorial discretion and its relationship with the government. Later, Trey answers a question about his childhood growing up in Peach country. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/21/202232 minutes, 48 seconds
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Recalibrating Media Fairness with Ari Fleischer

This week, Trey is joined by former White House Press Secretary, Ari Fleischer to discuss his new book Suppression, Deception, Snobbery, and Bias: Why The Press Gets So Much Wrong--And Just Doesn't Care. Ari emphasizes the obligation of journalists and the media to remain neutral and fair. Later, Ari and Trey reflect on the media and the public's dark cloud response to the 2016 election results. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/19/202226 minutes, 21 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Sliding Scale Of Due Process

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on the parameters of an individual's due process rights. Trey reflects on the role Congress could play in the codifying of Roe v. Wade. Later, Trey answers a question on the future of security details for Supreme Court justices. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/14/202231 minutes, 35 seconds
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Separating People and Politics with Harold Ford Jr.

This week, Trey is joined by former Tennessee Congressman and Co-Host of The Five Harold Ford. Jr. Harold reflects on his childhood and his family's political legacy and answers a question on how he manages to be fair and measured while interacting with people of differing politics.  Harold shares a valuable piece of advice that President Clinton shared with him. Later, Harold and Trey discuss the future of the NCAA amidst new Name Image and Likeness deals. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/12/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 17 seconds
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Q & Trey: There's A Lot Going On In The World

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on the discretion and powers of the Supreme Court. Trey reflects on how our societal view of government as established by the Founding Fathers has evolved to reflect culture. Later, Trey teases what to expect from his forthcoming book. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/7/202222 minutes, 28 seconds
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Such Is The Nature Of A Functioning Democracy

On this episode, Trey reflects on his visit to Israel with his wife. He also weighs in on the recent SCOTUS rulings and the contrasting ideologies that stem from policy vs. culture. Later, Trey discusses how public misperception of Constitutional rights are mistakenly rooted in the minds of people as fundamental. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
7/5/202226 minutes, 17 seconds
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Q & Trey: A Lesson On Legislative & Judiciary Roles

On this episode, Trey answers a question on the influence the three branches of government have on society. He also shares insight on the recent SCOTUS ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade and the future of this decision at the state level. Later, Trey reflects on what impact Red Flag laws will have on society and the prevention of future mass shooting tragedies. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/30/202224 minutes, 35 seconds
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A Trey Gowdy Encore…The Power Of Truth Never Needs To Pass Away

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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/28/202214 minutes, 42 seconds
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A Trey Gowdy Classic…How The Foster Care System Is Wrecking Young Lives ft. Naomi Schaefer Riley

This week Trey revisits a conversation with Author, and Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Senior Fellow at the Independent Women's Forum, Naomi Schaefer Riley. Naomi focuses on issues regarding child welfare, and they discuss her book, No Way to Treat a Child: How the Foster Care System, Family Courts, and Racial Activists Are Wrecking Young Lives. Naomi explains a child's need for a secure attachment and the understanding that if they have a need, an adult will be there for them to provide it. She also discusses race discrimination within foster homes and how that plays a part in the adoption process. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/23/202250 minutes, 46 seconds
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Jennifer Griffin: An Obligation To Share Unheard Stories

This week, Trey is joined by FOX News National Security Correspondent, Jennifer Griffin. Jennifer reminisces on how her curiosity and love for national news sparked her interest in a career in journalism and the immense respect she has for journalists on the frontlines of global catastrophes. Later, Jennifer and Trey share their thoughts on NATO and the Russian war on Ukraine. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/21/202258 minutes, 13 seconds
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Q & Trey: It's Time For Summer Vacation

On this episode, Trey answers a question on the legality of intimidation tactics to persuade Supreme Court Justices, following a series of protests and threats of violence outside of Justice Kavanagh's home. He also shares insight on the financial benefits, or lack of, for members of Congress. Later, Trey reflects on what impact Red Flag laws will have on society and the prevention of future mass tragedies. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/16/202228 minutes, 54 seconds
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Kim Strassel: The Craft Of Journalism

This week, Trey is joined by opinion columnist, author, and member of the Wall Street Journal Editorial Board Kim Strassel.  Kim shares her beginnings in journalism, her thoughts on the January 6th investigation, and later gives advice to young journalists on how to succeed in the industry.  Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/14/202253 minutes, 59 seconds
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Q & Trey: Keeping Guns In The Right Hands

On this episode, Trey discusses tactics to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the mistakes often made in background checks to purchase firearms. Later, Trey shares his thoughts on the trial of former Hillary Clinton campaign lawyer, Michael Sussmann, and weighs in on the mutual relationship between the FBI and the media. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/9/202230 minutes, 13 seconds
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Understanding The Parameters of A Prosecution

This week, Trey sits down with Former United States Deputy Attorney General, George Terwilliger III, to reflect on his career as Deputy Attorney General and a Prosecutor. George discusses the many facets of the Executive Branch of government and its influence on how society is governed. Plus, Trey and George reflect on their individual experiences as prosecutors. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/7/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 58 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Truth Is Worth Pursuing

On this episode, Trey answers a question that leads back to a document written by the Founding Fathers, the implications of not identifying with one political party, and touches upon his career as a prosecutor. Later, Trey reflects on the difference between a lie and a misconception when recalling facts and information as a witness. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
6/2/202230 minutes, 55 seconds
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Balancing An Omnipresent Fear With Dr. Kevin Gilliland

This week, Trey sits down with mental health and addiction expert, Dr. Kevin Gilliland, Psy.D, to reflect on the anguish that has engulfed the Uvalde, Texas community following the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School. Dr. Gilliland shares his frustrations with the lack of action to combat the country’s mass shooting crisis. Plus, Trey and Dr. Gilliland discuss how to navigate an omnipresent fear that follows after jarring acts of violence. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/31/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 20 seconds
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A Memorial Day Encore...'The Seminal Question Each Memorial Day'

Trey revisits a special episode that honors the lives of those men and women who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty defending the United States. He asks if their sacrifice was worth it 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 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/28/202212 minutes, 23 seconds
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Q & Trey: Enough is Enough

On this episode, Trey reacts to Tuesday's fatal mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. He emphasizes that as a society we can never allow ourselves to become immune to an act of violence or horror of this gravity. Later, Trey shares his thoughts on the protests outside of the homes of Conservative Supreme Court justices. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/26/202219 minutes, 18 seconds
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Mo Elleithee's Front Row Seat To History

This week, Trey sits down with Executive Director of Georgetown University's Institute of Politics and Public Service, Mo Elleithee as they share thoughts of contrast without conflict. Mo argues that there's an increase in ideological "filter bubbles," that are influencing stronger socio-economic division. Plus, Trey and Mo share their tell-tale sign of guessing someone's political party affiliation. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/24/202256 minutes, 25 seconds
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Q & Trey: We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on the attachment of Amendments to congressional and federal bills. Trey reveals what Founding Fathers he would invite over for dinner and the questions he would ask and later tackles a question about the government and society's response to violence and the fragility of life. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/19/202232 minutes, 57 seconds
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Dr. Ben Carson: A Dose of Faith

This week, Trey sits down with neurosurgeon and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson as he provides a glimpse into his childhood and early adult life. Dr. Ben and Trey revel in the immeasurable value of education and Dr. Ben shares anecdotes from his forthcoming book Created Equal: The Painful Past, Confusing Present, and Hopeful Future of Race in America. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/17/202243 minutes, 47 seconds
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A Message On Perspective with Kevin Kisner

This week, Trey sits down with PGA Tour golfer, Kevin Kisner as he shares his passion outside of golf; philanthropy. Plus, Kevin shares how he mentally prepares for a tournament and reveals some admirable and annoying mannerisms of his fellow competitors, on the golf course. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/12/202239 minutes, 2 seconds
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Q & Trey: Understanding The Legal Side Of Roe v. Wade

On this episode of Q & Trey, Trey sheds light on some of the legal reasoning for the original Roe v. Wade decision, giving listeners context for what may happen should the court overturn the decision later this year. Plus, Trey explains the downsides to when unelected officials unilaterally expand the scope of their jobs, as well as some advice for recent college graduates. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/10/202230 minutes, 24 seconds
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Q & Trey: The Power of Decisions

On this episode, Trey shares his thoughts on the evolving status of student loan forgiveness. Trey shares two fundamental principles to keep in mind when experiencing transformative moments in life: "What brings you joy?" and "never settle." Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/5/202227 minutes, 41 seconds
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A Trey Gowdy Encore...The Tamika Huston Story

This week, Trey revisits a conversation with the Aunt of murder-victim Tamika Huston, Rebka Howard, to discuss Tamika's 2004 disappearance and murder. Rebka details her persistence with law enforcement and the media to ensure Tamika's case received the national spotlight it deserves. Later, Trey and Rebka discuss racial disparities in media coverage of missing person's cases. Follow Trey on Twitter: @TGowdySC Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
5/3/202243 minutes