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.
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.
Chris discussed the confirmation process surrounding Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, the sentencing of two former Chris Christie aides for their role in the ‘Bridgegate’ scandal and a former Obama official saying she encouraged colleagues to gather information the Trump transition. At 8:45, he spoke with comedian Craig Shoemaker, who will be performing at Helium.
Former Congressman Trey Radel discusses his downfall from privilege and power in his book, ‘Democrazy’.
Steve Milloy from the Energy and Environment Legal Institute says Donald Trump’s executive order on environmental rules will be a boost for the coal industry.
Chris discussed a bill passed reducing internet privacy, Press Secretary Sean Spicer being called sexist for his interaction with a reporter and Seth Williams attorney telling a judge Philadelphia’s District Attorney can’t afford him. At 7:20, he spoke with Steve Milloy from the Energy and Environment Legal Institute about Donald Trump’s executive order on environmental regulations and with former Congressman Trey Radel about his new book, Democrazy at 8:00.
Chris reviewed Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement on sanctuary cities, the confirmation process for Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch and the ‘princess culture’ ruining girls.
Chris talked about Obamacare replacement failure, employers enforcing dress codes, and DA Seth Williams fading quickly. At 7:20, Chris talked with Pennsylvania Congressman Ryan Costello about the process of crafting the Trump Health Care Bill. At 8:00, Chris talks with Ike Reese from WIP about the Road to the Final Four, Phillies.
From Phillies spring training, Chris talked about the health care bill’s postponed vote, the smoking gun on the Obama Administration spying on Donald Trump, and Senator Bob Casey leading the filibuster charge on Neil Gorsuch. At 7:00, Chris spoke to Chris Butler on Finance Friday. After 7:00 Chris spoke to Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and first baseman Tommy Joseph, and at 8:00 catcher Cameron Rupp. At 8:20, Chris spoke with John Dickerson from CBS’ Face The Nation.
From Phillies spring training, Chris covered the London terror attack, revelations about the surveillance of Donald Trump and DA Seth Williams pleading not guilty to corruption charges. He spoke with foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski at 6:20, comedian Finesse Mitchell at 7:20, as well as Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickoff at 6:45, First Base Coach Mickey Morandini at 7:00 and Hitting Coach Matt Stairs at 8:00.
Senator John Cornyn: Conservatives That Want More From Healthcare Bill Are ‘Engaging In Some Wishful Thinking’
Texas Senator John Cornyn says conservatives who want more from the House GOP healthcare bill are ‘engaging in some wishful thinking.’
Chris discussed the indictment of Philadelphia DA Seth Williams, the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and the state of the GOP bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare. He spoke with actor Tony Danza at 7:00 about the Northeast High School talent show, Senator John Cornyn at 8:00 about the Gorsuch hearings and Chris Brennan from the Philadelphia Inquirer at 8:20 about the charges filed against Williams.
Senator Chuck Grassley says he is very happy with the selection of Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court vacancy.
Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley would like the FBI to confirm an investigation into the leaking of classified information to the media.
Chris covered the hearings with FBI Director James Comey on Russian interference into the presidential election, the recovery of Tom Brady’s Superbowl jersey and Tomi Lahren being suspended by the Blaze. He spoke with Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley at 7:30 and Carrie Severino from the Judicial Crisis Network at 8:20 about the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
Chris discussed the crazy weekend in the NCAA Tournament, Bucks County Congressman’s Brian Fitzpatrick’s opposition the Republican healthcare bill and a email he received from his children’s school. He spoke with Lucinda Little at 7:00 about running as a Republican in tomorrow’s special election for the State House in the 197th District and Ike Reese at 8:00 from WIP about Villanova’s shocking loss to Wisconsin on Saturday.
Republican Lucinda Little is running unopposed tomorrow in a special election in North Philadelphia’s 197th District.
Face The Nation Moderator John Dickerson says that, in a time of rising political partisanship, he still aims to provide an even-handed perspective.
Chris reviewed the first day of the NCAA Tournament, Rachel Maddow’s record ratings and Donald Trump’s efforts to cut funding for NPR. He spoke with Chris Butler on Finance Friday about Trump’s budget proposal at 7:00, Michelle Minton from the Competitive Enterprise Institute about the illegality of NCAA Tournament pools at 8:00 and John Dickerson from Face The Nation about public opinions regarding honesty in media at 8:20.
Former NSA and CIA Director Michael Hayden assessed Donald Trump’s claims that he was illegally monitored by the Obama Administration.