Verdict with Ted Cruz

Verdict with Ted Cruz

Join Senator Ted Cruz and co-host Michael Knowles as they break down the most important news stories of the day and reveal what they mean for you. On “Verdict with Ted Cruz,” you will go behind the scenes of the political debates that define our country.


41 - Bad Hombres ft. DHS Secretary Chad Wolf
Aug 7 • 30 min
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf joins Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles to share inside information about the federal government’s nationwide crackdown on lawless rioters, discuss the progress of President Trump’s 30-foot-tall border…
40 - Cruzing on Air Force One
Aug 4 • 31 min
It’s time to stop killing jobs and help people get back to work. Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles break down the Republican response to Pelosi’s disastrous economic relief bill, consider the implications of petty lawmakers making a mockery of the…
39 - A Portal Into the Progressive Mind ft. Eric Weinstein
Jul 23 • 64 min
Eric Weinstein makes history by becoming the first progressive to join “Verdict with Ted Cruz.” He joins Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles in the City of Angels to discuss (and maybe even debate) the important issues of our time including free speech,…
38 - Jon Voight Is a National Treasure
Jul 18 • 44 min
Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight joins Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles in the heart of Hollywood to discuss the state of Tinseltown, his tutelage and rise to fame under the Greatest Generation of actors, and the future of the Republic in 2020…
37 - From Hong Kong to TikTok
Jul 14 • 22 min
China might be the greatest geopolitical threat to America, but is anyone even paying attention? Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles discuss China’s aggression toward Hong Kong, the Chinese takeover of the tech world, and what a difference it would make…
36 - Train Wreck at the Supreme Court
Jul 10 • 29 min
It has been a terrible month at the Supreme Court—the Court let us down yet again, and conservatives lost three important cases. Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles break down the latest decisions dealing with transgender employment law, abortion, DACA,…
35 - A Look Inside Senator Tim Scott’s Voicemail Box
Jul 2 • 25 min
Senator Tim Scott joins Michael Knowles and Senator Ted Cruz to play never-before-heard voicemails left in his Senate office, to react to Democrats blocking his JUSTICE Act and real police reform, and to break down what it’s like to be a black…
34 - Bill Barr is the Honey Badger ft. Attorney General William Barr
Jun 25 • 32 min
Attorney General Bill Barr sits down with Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles to reveal the Trump administration’s plans for dealing with the riots afflicting America, lay out what we can expect from the Durham probe into Obama-era corruption, and…
33 - Is a Hotdog a Sandwich? ft. Senator Mike Lee
Jun 23 • 27 min
Senator Mike Lee joins Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles to spill some tea about what happened at the most recent Senate lunch, attempt to pinpoint the historical moments that led to downturns in American freedom, and look toward the future that…
32 - Riots, Plagues, & Murder Hornets
Jun 16 • 29 min
2020 is off to a rip-roaring start, and the craziest parts may be yet to come. Senator Ted Cruz joins Michael Knowles to break down what the tumultuous events of the year mean for the 2020 election, to give a behind-the-scenes perspective on what running…
31 - Behind the Gates with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows
Jun 12 • 34 min
EXCLUSIVE: Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles sit down with White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows for his first public interview since his appointment to the position. In this extended conversation, Mr. Meadows pulls back the curtain and gives…
30 - Don’t Defund The Police
Jun 8 • 28 min
In a post-quarantine reunion, Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles sit down together in D.C. for the first time in months to explain what defunding the police would actually mean for America, specifically for the black community, and to expose WHO’s…
29 - America On Fire
Jun 6 • 31 min
The Senator and Michael discuss what the nationwide riots mean for justice, the shocking lie the DOJ used to target President Trump, and some good news on the horizon.
28 - Social Media Censorship
May 29 • 31 min
The Senator and Michael discuss President Trump’s new executive order to stop social media censorship as viral videos lead to protests and looting around the country.
27 - Civil Liberties Under Attack
May 16 • 31 min
The Senator and Michael break down the death of civil liberties in the midst of Obamagate, Mike Flynn, sexual assault on campus, and the endless lockdowns.
26 - Ask Us Anything
May 8 • 60 min
The Senator and Michael take live questions from the audience, no topic off limits.
25 - China Must Pay
Apr 29 • 30 min
The Senator and Michael discuss the concrete steps being taken to make China pay for its misdeeds and to prevent further problems in the future.
24 - The Wuhan Coverup
Apr 17 • 29 min
The Senator and Michael sit down to discuss a shocking new revelation about the Wuhan Institute of Virology and how to restart the American economy.
23 - Easter In Isolation
Apr 12 • 26 min
The Senator and Michael discuss the political and spiritual meaning of the strangest Easter in centuries.
22 - Running On Empty
Apr 10 • 36 min
Senator Cruz and Michael sit down with energy expert Wil VanLoh to discuss the collapse of America’s oil and gas industry and what we can do about it.
21 - How Do We Start The Economy Again?
Apr 3 • 26 min
Senator Cruz and Michael sit down from a safe distance to discuss the historic economic devastation brought on by coronavirus and what to do about 10 million job losses in just two weeks.
20 - What’s Actually In The Senate Relief Bill
Mar 26 • 33 min
Michael joins Senator Cruz from a safe social distance to break down what’s in the bill that passed today, why it took so long, and what the hell airplane emissions have to do with coronavirus. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles.…
19 - An Expert’s Perspective On The Pandemic
Mar 21 • 29 min
Michael is caught in the jaws of LA’s lockdown but joins Senator Cruz and a special guest online. Senator Barrasso joins the show to offer a physician’s insights on the pandemic panic and what we can expect from Congress in the coming days.
18 - The Cost Of Coronavirus
Mar 20 • 27 min
Senator Cruz and Michael satellite in from a safe social distance to break down the social, political, and economic costs of the Chinese coronavirus—and who should pay. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles. To hear more of Michael,…
17 - Cruz’s Coronavirus Quarantine
Mar 11 • 25 min
Senator Cruz self-quarantines after a run-in with coronavirus at CPAC, so Michael satellites in to get the latest on where the virus came from, how it’s spreading, and what the government is doing to stop it. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and…
16 - How Nigel Farage Won Brexit
Mar 5 • 27 min
Nigel Farage joins Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles to break down what led to the UK’s dramatic exit from the EU, discuss what Huawei’s spy tech could mean for the Five Eyes relationship, and drop a few bombshells about the most important issue of our…
15 - A Firsthand Look at Socialism
Feb 28 • 25 min
Senator Cruz’s tia joins the show to share her firsthand experience living under Castro-era socialism and they consider what an America under President Bernie Sanders would look like. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles. To hear…
14 - Live at CPAC
Feb 27 • 20 min
Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles discuss the major shift in the two parties that has led to so many conservative victories in recent years. Then, RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel joins to discuss the party’s 2020 strategy.
What’s Next For Verdict?
Feb 20 • 3 min
Michael and Senator Cruz discuss the future of VERDICT and announce a major upcoming live appearance. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles.
13 - The Stakes of 2020
Feb 11 • 24 min
Senator Cruz and Michael examine the radical policies that could follow a Democratic victory in November. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles. To hear more of Michael, check out The Michael Knowles Show on Youtube, Apple Podcasts,…
12 - It All Comes Down To This
Feb 6 • 29 min
The Senate votes on whether or not to remove the President, one Republican defects, and the stakes couldn’t be higher moving forward. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles. To hear more of Michael, check out The Michael Knowles Show…
11 - Inside The State Of The Union
Feb 5 • 30 min
After the State of the Union, Senator Cruz gives an inside look at the Iowa disaster. We breakdown President Trump’s speech, Rush Limbaugh is awarded the Medal of Freedom, and we cover what’s coming in the final vote on impeachment. All that and more.
10 - It’s Not Over Yet
Jan 31 • 32 min
Sen. Lindsey Graham stops by to walk us through how Mitch McConnell got 51 votes to stop further witnesses. But Senator Cruz knows a lot could happen between now and acquittal. Verdict is co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles. To hear more of…
9 - A Day In The Life
Jan 30 • 29 min
The Senate heads for a nail-biter. The Senator sits down in the daylight for a change to lay out his strategy before heading to Capitol Hill. This show was co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles. To hear more of Michael, check out The Michael…
8 - Four Crucial Questions
Jan 30 • 23 min
President Trump weighs in on Senator Cruz’s impeachment performance, and the Senator tries to get even one straight answer out of Adam Schiff. This show was co-hosted by Senator Ted Cruz and Michael Knowles. To hear more of Michael, check out The Michael…
7 - The Deal of the Century
Jan 28 • 28 min
The arguments are over, Mitch McConnell doesn’t have the votes to end impeachment, and President Trump tries to bring peace to the Middle East.
6 - The Bolton Bombshell
Jan 27 • 27 min
A leak from John Bolton’s leak throws impeachment into chaos, President Trump’s legal team comes out swinging, and Senator Cruz sends at least one reporter up a wall.
5 - Now It’s Our Turn
Jan 25 • 25 min
The Trump team finally gets a chance to make their case against impeachment, Senator Cruz identifies the sneaky logical trick in Democrats’ arguments, and four presidential candidates are stuck in the Capitol just nine days before the Iowa caucuses.
4 - From ‘Roe’ To Impeachment
Jan 24 • 27 min
The Democrats wrap up their case against the President, the Trump team launches its arguments tomorrow, and we all march for life on the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade.
3 - Democrats Throw Biden Under The Bus
Jan 24 • 31 min
House Democrats open the door on the Bidens’ crooked dealings in Ukraine.
2 - Republicans’ Secret Impeachment Weapon
Jan 23 • 28 min
Senator Cruz breaks down the arguments on impeachment and reveals Republicans’ secret weapon.
1 - Trump On Trial
Jan 21 • 25 min
The first full day of President Trump’s impeachment trial comes to a close. Senator Cruz breaks down what the trial means for the White House, the Congress, and the country.
Verdict with Ted Cruz: Trailer
Jan 19 • 1 min
Join Senator Ted Cruz and co-host Michael Knowles as they break down the most important news stories of the day and reveal what they mean for you. On “Verdict with Ted Cruz,” you will go behind the scenes of the political debates that define our country.