“Americans should not be denied entry into any country simply because they exercise their basic, human right to free speech,” said Mr. O’Leary. “Britain’s home secretary says banning Savage is about protecting her country’s ‘values.’ What she’s really saying is that her country doesn’t value free speech.”
Mr. O’Leary also called on Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to “weigh in” on the travel restriction.
The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Mr. Savage’s show is produced and distributed by Talk Radio Network, which recently announced a deal to distribute and produce a new radio show by The Washington Times.
• Christina Bellantoni contributed to this report.