Chris Plante

 

Chris Plante

Chris began his radio career in 2005 – at his current home, WMAL/Washington DC – after spending 17 years at CNN including nearly ten years assigned to the Pentagon covering the U.S. military and intelligence community.

Chris was assigned variously as Pentagon Correspondent, Senior Producer for National Security Affairs, Military Affairs Producer and as an assignment editor. He travelled extensively for CNN covering defense related stories from Saudi Arabia in 1990 and Bosnia in 1995, to Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa and the remote corners of the former Soviet Union.

Chris received the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio and Television News Directors’ Association (RTNDA) for his reporting from the Pentagon during the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001.

Chris formerly hosted his own program on the The American Life television network, and nowadays makes frequent appearances on various cable news networks including the Fox News Channel, CNN and MSNBC.

In his time with WMAL, Chris has helped raise significant amounts of money for charities like the Fisher House Foundation.

Representing the third generation of his family that has been “on-the-air” in radio and television, Chris brings a unique world-view, and largely conservative/libertarian values to his role as talk show host on WCOA.

Marching in lock-step with no politician, Chris says his political party is “Practi-crat”, “…because of my distinctly practical political leanings.”

Listen Live: Monday – Friday 9AM – 11AM
Studio Line: 888-630-9625
Connect with Chris: Facebook | Twitter
Email: The Chris Plante Show

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  • 1-28 Hour 2 - Biden's turn for a Ukrainian Phone Call January 28, 2022
    In hour 2, Chris talks about a CNN report that Biden's phone call with Ukrainian president Zelenski went poorly, which the white house denies.  This has, of course, led to calls for Biden to release a transcript of the call, just as he himself had demanded of Trump in 2019 for HIS phone call. For […]
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  • 1-28 Hour 3 - Biden's Immigration Disaster January 28, 2022
    In hour 3, Chris talks about Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who sat down with Fox Business to discuss Biden's miserable open border policy, and the dangers of Fentanyl.  Also, Rachel Maddow lies about Florida... For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune in live on […]
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  • 1-28 Hour 1 - Kamala Misses the Party January 28, 2022
    In hour 1, Chris talks about a report that Kamala went to Honduras and missed the swearing-in of their new Castro somehow.  Also Biden and bridge collapses. For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune in live on WMAL-FM 105.9 from 5:00am-9:00am Monday-Friday. To join […]
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  • 1-27 Hour 2 - SCOTUS WOC OMG! January 27, 2022
    In hour 2, Chris talks about a Supreme Court Justice announcing his retirement, and how that now means Biden must fulfil a campaign promise and nominate a black woman specifically.  Also we talk about a criminal from the DCCC, Gun laws for morons and more. For more coverage on the issues that matter to you […]
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  • 1-27 Hour 3 - Immigration Embarrassment for Biden January 27, 2022
    In hour 3, Chris talks about a politician in New York who used a FOIA request to uncover some startling issues with illegal immigration, and a recording of the DHS secretary being humiliated. For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune in live on WMAL-FM […]
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  • 1-27 Hour 1 - VA Delegate Freitas has had enough! January 27, 2022
    In hour 1, Chris plays audio of a Virginia delegate who is fed up with the other side calling people racist and sexist just because they don't agree on issues.  For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune in live on WMAL-FM 105.9 from 5:00am-9:00am […]
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  • 1-26 Hour 3 - What are the origins of the Wuhan Red Death? January 26, 2022
    In hour 3, Chris talks about the lab leak theory, and a Fox News special report on the origins of the Coronavirus using new emails to provide new information.  Also Jim Acosta continues to get everything wrong! For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune […]
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  • 1-26 Hour 2 - Biden Loves Ice Cream, Knows Nothing January 26, 2022
    In hour 2, Chris talks about Biden whose schedule was empty yesterday, as he got ice cream and went shopping.  Then he made some dumb comments on Ukraine and then put a Lid on the press. For more coverage on the issues that matter to you download the WMAL app, visit WMAL.com or tune in […]
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  • 1-26 Hour 1 - Democrats Standing in Schoolhouse Doors, Again! January 26, 2022
    In hour 1, Chris talks about the Democrats retuning to their old habits, keeping children out of schools, and keeping people from lunch counters.  Just like the old days!  But now they can blame it all on Covid, just don't ask where it came from. For more coverage on the issues that matter to you […]
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  • 1-25 Hour 3 - Maher angers the Left on Covid January 25, 2022
    In Hour 3, Chris talks about Bill Maher and Bari Weiss who outraged the left by saying they felt done with Covid, and dared to make jokes about it.  Also we talk Ukraine and what Biden has done to weaken our stance and that of Europe For more coverage on the issues that matter to […]
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