Weekdays: 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Chris Stigall brings a contemporary brand of opinionated talk and humor to mornings on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. Prior to his arrival in Philadelphia, Chris’s radio career began in Kansas City where he worked on-air in various music formats before transitioning to talk radio. Chris’s diverse background includes an internship with the Late Show with David Letterman in New York and serving as a representative and press assistant to a United States Congressman. Chris regularly addresses various Philadelphia civic clubs and political action committees. He also has appeared as a guest on CNN and Fox News. His radio interviews regularly make national news on prominent websites like the Drudge Report. He also contributes as a guest columnist for publications such as Breitbart’s Big Hollywood, American Spectator, Human Events and Philadelphia Magazine.
John Dickerson from Face the Nation says the White House will have a tricky time funding the government, repealing Obamacare and passing a tax cut all in the immediate future.
Chris discussed the controversies surround Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor Mike Stack, Bernie Sanders saying he is not a Democrat and a new book that details the failings of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. At 7:00 he talked with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday about Donald Trump’s new initiative on healthcare and tax cuts, comedian Steve-O at 8:00 in advance of he appearances at Helium Comedy Club this weekend and Face the Nation Moderator, John Dickerson, at 8:20 about how Donald Trump will negotiate with Congress to avoid a government shutdown.
Chris discussed the ouster of Bill O’Reilly from Fox News, the opening of the Museum of the American Revolution and why Senator Lindsey Graham is very excited about Donald Trump’s foreign policy team. At 8:50, the Phillie Phanatic dropped by the studio to preview his birthday celebration on Sunday.
Scott Stephenson, from the Museum of the American Revolution, explains the significance of Philadelphia in the nation’s war for independence.
Chris discussed yesterday’s special election in Georgia, Elizabeth Warren’s and Alec Baldwin’s appearance on late night television and the final moments of the Facebook killer. At 7:00, he spoke with the Politichicks about the rise of women in conservative politics and Dr Scott Stephenson from the Museum of the America Revolution at 8:00, which opens today.
Christy Wright says now is the time to turn your passion into your own business.
Chris discussed Vice-President Mike Pence’s trip to the Korean DMZ, today’s special election in Georgia and the cost for Philadelphia to host the NFL Draft. At 7:20, he spoke with author Christy Wright about her book, ‘Business Boutique.’
President Trump – his unbeatable secret weapons are hospitality and relationships.
On this morning’s show, Chris discussed Trump saying “my military’ when referencing the U.S. armed forces, a murder on Facebook Live, and whether or not ride sharing is the transportation of the future.
Trump adviser Sebastian Gorka says the military actions in Syria and Afghanistan were designed to send a message to the global community.
Chris discussed Tomi Lahren’s lawsuit against the Glenn Beck and The Blaze and protesters demonstrating in front of Senator Pat Toomey’s house. He spoke with retired Lieutenant General Rick Lynch at 6:20, Deputy Assistant to the President, Sebastian Gorka, at 8:00 and Face the Nation Moderator, John Dickerson, at 8:20 about the US dropping the largest bomb ever in Afghanistan. He also talked with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 about Donald Trump’s economic negotiations with the Chinese and the impact of currency manipulation on exports.
Lt. General Rick Lynch says Donald Trump’s latest military action proves he is keeping his campaign promises.
Chris discussed the apology issued by United Airlines, Donald Trump’s handling of foreign policy, and Taiwan banning dog meat. At 7:20, he talked with Senator Pat Toomey about reports of Donald Trump’s ties to Russia and the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.
Pat Toomey says Donald Trump’s Syrian action shows he is not tied to the Russians.
Fox News Chief National Correspondent Ed Henry says he respects Sean Spicer’s apology, but thinks this latest gaffe could cost him his job.
Chris discussed Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s apology for comparing Adolf Hitler to Bashar al-Assad, the end of Philadelphia’s mobile parking app and a charter school cancelling class to accommodate the NFL Draft. At 7:20, he spoke with Fox News Correspondent Ed Henry about his new book, 42, on Jackie Robinson and at 8:00 he talked to comedian Jeremy McLellan about his latest piece, ‘Bombing the Stage: Comedy as Political Resistance.’
Roger Hill, whose book Dog Company details his base’s abandonment in Afghanistan, says the military needs real change before further escalation in the Mid-East.
Chris discussed United forcibly removing a passenger from a flight, the resignation of the Governor of Alabama and Ivanka Trump pushing for action against Syria. At 8:00, Chris spoke with Captain Roger Hill about his book, Dog Company.
Chris reviewed the Phillies 12 run first inning on Saturday Night. Alec Baldwin’s portrayal of both Bill O’Reilly and Donald Trump on Saturday Night Live and a 60 Minutes piece of our addiction to cell phones. He spoke with Carrie Severino from the Judicial Crisis Network at 7:20 about the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Ike Reese from 94 WIP at 8:00 about the weekend in sports, including Sergio Garcia’s playoff win at The Masters.
Phillies Radio Announcer Scott Franzke says there is not much that can be done to cut down the length of baseball games.
Chris discussed Donald Trump’s decision to launch missile strikes against Syria with foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski at 6:20 and Face The Nation Moderator John Dickerson at 8:20. He also spoke with economist Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 about the market reaction to missile strikes in Syria, Secretary of the Senate, Kelly Johnston at 7:20, about Senate Republicans using the nuclear option to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and Phillies Announcer Scott Franzke at 8:00 in advance of today’s home opener.
Foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski believes Donald Trump was urged to take action against Syria by our Middle Eastern allies.
Chris discussed the gas attack in Syria, Steve Bannon being removed from the National Security Council and golfer Dustin Johnson falling downs the stairs before the Masters. At 7:20, he spoke with comedian John Heffron about his upcoming performances at Helium and at 8:00 he talked to author Ross Benes about his new book, ‘The Sex Effect.’
Chris discussed the latest regarding allegations that Susan Rice unmasked Michael Flynn, a chemical gas attack in Syria and the continued rise of Stephen Colbert’s ratings. At 8:20, he spoke with author and advice columnist Carol Weston about her book, ‘Speed Of Life.’
Joe Bastardi, the Chief Forecaster for WeatherBELL, dismisses claims that climate change is a threat to the globe.
Chris reviewed his disappointing finish in his NCAA Tournament bracket pool, reports that Obama Administration official Susan Rice was behind the unmasking of General Michael Flynn and the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. He spoke with Brandon Finnigan from Decision Desk HQ at 7:20 about Pennsylvania voting data from the 2016 presidential election and Joe Bastardi from Weather Bell at 8:20 about the roll back of EPA regulations and impact of humans on climate change.
Chris discussed the upcoming confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, the unmasking of General Michael Flynn during surveillance of Russian officials and the new lawyer representing Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams against corruption charges. At 8:00, he spoke with 94 WIP’s Ike Reese to preview tonight’s NCAA tournament final.
A fifteen-year-old interview of Mike Pence resurfaced and made big news this week. Was it something to do with a past statement or policy contradicting one he now holds? Perhaps a damning photo? Some kind of criminal activity uncovered? Nope. It’s worse.
John Dickerson, from Face The Nation, says for NSA Michael Flynn is wise to seek immunity before speaking with Congressional investigators about Russian collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 election.
Chris talked about the Freedom Caucus fighting back, Tucker Carlson taking the Drexel Professor to task for his anti-military Tweet, and former VP Joe Biden paid Philadelphia a visit. At 7:00 Chris talked with Chris Butler on Finance Friday. At 8:00 Chris spoke with comedienne Rachel Feinstein about her career. At 8:20, Chris talked to CBS’ senior Washington political correspondent John Dickerson about Michael Flynn wanting immunity for Russia testimony.