Leaders at the 'G7 Summit' this past weekend promised to donate over one billion COVID-19 vaccinations to poorer countries in a continuing effort to achieve equal distribution. Many of those donated doses will go through the COVAX program, run by the WHO with UNICEF coordinating the procurement, supply and distribution. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Lily Caprani, Senior Advisor on Global Campaigns for the Office of the Executive Director at UNICEF, about the pledge by the G7 nations and what it means for the continuing global efforts to end the pandemic for good.
Here is the blurb that will be posted with the FOX News Rundown podcast for TUESDAY JUNE 15, 2021: Throughout the past year we've seen leaders in state and local government handle the coronavirus pandemic, protests and riots differently from one another. One state that has been both praised and ridiculed for its handling of Covid-19 is Florida. What we've also seen this past year is more and more Americans leaving big cities in states like New York and California for the "Sunshine State." Republican Miami Mayor Francis Suarez discusses leading his city during the pandemic this past year, how to battle crime and why he thinks people are moving to his state. As President Biden continues his foreign policy trip through Europe, Americans face tax refund delays and that is sparking fresh debate about how the wealthy are taxed by the government. U.S. Tax Policy Reporter at The Wall Street Journal Richard Rubin joins to discuss how lawmakers' changes to laws in the middle of tax season have resulted in delays in tax returns and millions of federal refunds being sent out. Rubin breaks down how the child tax credit from the last big stimulus deal will work, how soon this advanced child tax will be phased out and explains the legality of IRS data being leaked in regard to ProPublica's report on the tax returns of America's wealthiest people. Plus, commentary by syndicated columnist and author of "America's Expiration Date," Cal Thomas.
After losing a confidence vote, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been replaced by Naftali Bennett and his coalition. Also, one of two American journalists being held in Myanmar has been released and gray wolf pups spotted in the wild for the first time in eighty years. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Yonat Friling, Senior FOX Field Producer, about these stories developing around the world.
The G7 Summit concluded on Sunday with President Biden and the other Group of Seven leaders laying out their economic and international visions while making important decisions that will impact the rest of the world on issues pertaining to COVID-19, climate change and security. At the summit, President Biden encouraged presenting a united front against China and Russia when it comes to their human rights abuses and aggressive activities. Associate Editor at The Wall Street Journal John Bussey joins to discuss how the United States re-established itself as a formidable world force at the G7, how democracies came together at the summit to stand against the wrongdoings of China and Russia, how a global minimum corporate tax will impact the world economy and what President Biden will likely bring up in his upcoming one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. In February, President Biden signed an executive order calling for a 100-day review on U.S. supply chains. After completing the review, the Biden administration announced last week it was forming a task force to address the bottlenecks in supply chains. Throughout his presidential campaign and first 100 days, the President has talked about bringing supply chains and manufacturing back to the U.S. from overseas, but is it really possible? Bob Maricich, CEO of International Market Center explains why he is optimistic manufacturing will return to the U.S. and Michael Amini, President of Amini Innovation Corporation whose furniture and home goods are made mostly in China and Vietnam tells us why he thinks manufacturing in the U.S. is gone for good. Plus, commentary by FOX News Correspondent At Large, Geraldo Rivera.
President Biden recently released his 2022 budget which calls for over $6-trillion in spending for the upcoming fiscal year. Meanwhile, the U.S. is still in a pandemic emergency spending mode with many Americans claiming federal unemployment benefits until September 2021 and congressional Democrats already looking at the possibility of a fourth stimulus check. On today's FOX News Rundown EXTRA, Ranking Member on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) joins to discuss how he believes the wasteful spending on COVID relief only serves to pile on to the national debt. He also predicts voters will rebuke the Democratic agenda in 2022 and looks ahead to Republican prospects in 2024.
Crime is on the rise in many big cities across America as law enforcement prepares for an uptick in violence this summer, adding more tension to questions about policing. On today's FOX News Rundown EXTRA, Republican Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson weighs in on the surging crime rates across the U.S. and what is driving them. The Governor also discusses the disparity in crack cocaine and powder cocaine offenses which have been around since the 1980s. He explains why the controversial law was created in the first place and why he supports removing the longstanding disparity on crack cocaine
The United states Treasury Department announced yesterday that they will be lifting sanctions on three former Iranian government officials and two energy companies. The oil markets fell significantly with the thought of additional Iranian oil being put back into the market. This as the United States and Iran are set to begin their sixth round of nuclear talks in Vienna. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Behnam Ben Taleblu, a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, who says lifting sanctions at this juncture is a mistake.
In a time where it seems Republicans and Democrats in Congress cannot compromise on any legislation, one issue they agree on is investing in technology to stay competitive with China. On Tuesday June 9th, the Senate approved the $250 billion U.S. Innovation and Competition Act aimed at strengthening American technology production and development, the bill passing with a 68-32 vote. The bill's co-sponsor, Senator Todd Young (R-IN) joins to discuss how the bill will take on China through investments into American technology, how news of this legislation has angered the officials within Chinese Communist Party and he breaks down why Americans lose faith when leaders in the U.S. entertainment industry act deferential to China. President Biden is on his first foreign trip since taking office. The President is in Europe and set to participate in the G-7 and NATO summits and will end his trip with an in-person meeting in Geneva with Russian President Vladimir Putin. FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace discusses the importance of the President's overseas trip, what we can expect from it and the criticism from both sides surrounding President Biden agreeing to meet with Russia's president in the first place. Chris also weighs in on former Vice President Harris' first foreign trip in Central America this week and the mixed reviews she received from both sides. Don't miss the good news with Tonya J. Powers. Plus, commentary by FOX News contributor Joe Concha.
In 2019, the European Union enlisted the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research to take a look at textbooks used in Palestinian schools to look for any examples of hate speech and incitement of violence. The institute concluded its study by the fall of 2020 after looking at over one hundred fifty books that were used between 2017-2019 and nearly twenty from 2020. The reports full publication has been delayed by the EU, but excerpts have been recently released. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Lahav Harkov, the Senior Contributing Editor and Diplomatic Correspondent of The Jerusalem Post, about those excerpts.
President Biden recently released his 2022 budget which calls for over $6 trillion in spending for the coming fiscal year. Meanwhile, the country is still in pandemic emergency spending mode with federal unemployment benefits continuing until September 2021 and congressional Democrats already looking at the possibility of a fourth stimulus check. Ranking Member on the House Committee on Ways and Means Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX) joins to discuss how he believes the wasteful continued spending on COVID relief only serves to pile on to the national debt. He also discusses how Republicans seek to protect working people by preventing an increase in the capital gains tax, predicts voters will rebuke the Democratic agenda in 2022 and looks ahead to Republican prospects in 2024. Cryptocurrency is becoming more common as it gains popularity worldwide. China is creating is its own cryptocurrency, El Salvador is now going to accept cryptocurrency as a form of payment. Even the mayor of Miami, Florida is thinking about offering it to government employees as payment, if they want it. While crypto is growing it does come with a lot of risk as well, including ransomware attacks. The most recent one was the Colonial Pipeline attack that demanded payment in the digital currency, which is harder to trace. FOX Business Senior Correspondent Charlie Gasparino explains what cryptocurrency and block chains are, if there is a steady future for it, and the skepticism behind it. Plus, commentary by Dan Gainor, vice president for TechWatch, business and culture at the Media Research Center.
Top experts on China are describing the country's current military buildup as the largest one ever conducted during peacetime. Some speculate that the buildup could be a precursor to an invasion of Taiwan. U.S. Indo-Pacific Command wants nearly one billion dollars more in funding and more weapons sent to places like Guam but some lawmakers say it is just the Pentagon looking for more money during budget season. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with FOX News Pentagon Correspondent Lucas Tomlinson about China's military buildup and where the United States military sees concern.
Crime is on the rise in many big cities across America as law enforcement prepares for an uptick in violence this summer. Governor Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) weighs in on the surging crime rates across the U.S. and what is driving them. He also discusses the disparity in crack cocaine and powder cocaine sentencings and why he supports removing it to help repair community relationships with law enforcement and improve confidence in the criminal justice system. The United States continues to turn a corner on COVID-19 with cases of the virus sharply declining across the country and citizens continuing to get vaccinated. However in May, two small counties in Missouri saw their coronavirus numbers surge. Medical Director of the Linn County Health Department, Dr. Kendal Geno joins to discuss how the circumstances in his county aligned to create a large spike in coronavirus cases, how the county saw many people who had the virus become re-infected and how the issue of vaccine hesitancy contributed to his county's recent COVID-19 spread. Plus, commentary by Jimmy Failla, host of "Fox Across America."
Lebanon has battled a serious of tragedies in recent years that has sent the country into an economic and social collapse. Disasters including the blast in Beirut that has crippled manufacturing and displaced hundreds of thousands of people, the COVID-19 pandemic and political corruption coupled with overall failure of government leadership all have the Lebanese people wondering who will help them. There are also fears that militant groups, like Hezbollah, could be growing their influence there amidst the troubles. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Bujar Hoxha, Country Director for CARE International in Lebanon, about the seriousness of Lebanon's decline and a new short film that tries to draw attention to the people most in need.
Vice President Kamala Harris is in Central America this week, visiting Guatemala's president yesterday and Mexico's president today to address "corruption" in the region and how to address the record migrant surge at the U.S. southern border coming from these countries. FOX News National Correspondent Bryan Llenas, who is traveling with the Vice President in Central America, discusses what he's seeing on the ground, what the locals' concerns are and what we can expect from her trip in Mexico today. Former Acting Homeland Security Secretary under President Trump, Chad Wolf discusses the crisis at the border and if visiting these countries in Central America is enough to stop the flood of migrants coming to the U.S. President Biden has seen his ambitious agenda face major roadblocks in Congress despite Democrats having majority control, with infrastructure, voting rights and other policy goals stalled by resistance from Republicans and two moderate Democrats. Fox News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram joins to explain how the stalled Biden administration has stirred fresh calls for changing the rules of the Senate filibuster, which agenda items are most likely to see bipartisan agreement, the motivation behind centrist Democrats bucking their own party and the looming fight over the U.S. debt ceiling. Plus, commentary by FOX Nation Host Tammy Bruce.
Jihadists stormed the village of Solhan, in the Western African nation of Burkina Faso, executing troops of the defense forces and then moved onto killing civilians and burning down their homes. Human rights groups are calling it one of the worst attacks on civilians in years and another example of ISIS and Al Qaida connected militant groups gaining strength in the region. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Yonat Friling, Senior FOX Field Producer, about this and other stories developing around the world.
The Biden administration is continuing to push for more coronavirus vaccines to be administered, after setting a goal to have 70 percent of U.S. adults to get at least one shot by July 4th. This goal may prove more difficult as vaccination rates have slowed and now with vaccines approved for children as young as 12 years old, many parents are questioning whether they will get their children vaccinated. Professor of Medicine at NYU Langone and Fox New Medical Contributor Dr. Marc Siegel joins to explain how the country's messaging on vaccines may be causing hesitancy, why getting your children vaccinated against the coronavirus is beneficial to their health and he weighs in on the recent controversy surrounding Dr. Fauci and Covid origin lab leak theory. Travel is back and with more Americans getting vaccinated and restrictions beginning to loosen, people who have been on lockdown and didn't spend as much during the past year are ready to get back out. In many ways travel has changed and those changes are expected to last whether it is business travel, where we travel or how long we stay somewhere. Airbnb's Senior Vice President of Global Communications and Public Policy, Chris Lehane explains how Airbnb has adapted to the changes because of Covid-19 and how travel, working and living are all beginning to blur together as we transition into our new normal. Plus, commentary by "The Guy Benson Show" host, Guy Benson.
There's been a cascade of renewed questions lately about where COVID came from. The Wuhan lab leak theory, vigorously disputed by some top scientists early on, is now part of an intelligence review launched by President Biden. There are also allegations that an origins probe was stonewalled in the State Department, and persistent concerns about possible US funding for gain of function research. Earlier this week on the FOX News Rundown, host Lisa Brady spoke to former White House coronavirus testing czar Adm. Brett Giroir about the growing questions about the origin of COVID and newly disclosed emails from Dr. Anthony Fauci that some Republicans say suggest he was not being honest about how the pandemic began. Giroir also weighed in on China's suspected biological weapons research. The interview was too long and we could not include all of it in our original segment. On The FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire conversation with Adm. Brett Giroir and hear his full take on questions surrounding COVID's origin and why the lab leak theory was dismissed by so many up until recently.
The real estate market has been booming since the pandemic began with many people moving out of big cities and some even paying over the asking price for homes. With the demand to buy homes there's also been a shortage of key building supplies like lumber, making it even more costly to build or renovate homes. Recently on the FOX NEWS Rundown, host Jessica Rosenthal spoke to real estate expert and host of HGTV's Vacation House Rules, Scott McGillivray about the price of homes, growing supply chain concerns, what it's like filming a television during coronavirus and why he thinks if you want to build or buy your home you should do it now. The interview was too long and we could not include all of it in our original segment. On The FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire conversation with HGTV star Scott McGillivray hear more of his great advice for homeowners and those hoping to be homeowners.
The FBI has said a Russian cyber-criminal group was behind the attack on JBS, the world's largest meat processing company, shutting down their operations in multiple countries. Besides large payouts by companies being held hostage, these ransomware attacks on American businesses hit the consumer in their pocket. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Jason Crabtree, CEO of QOMPLX, about how these groups infiltrate a business and how to protect against it.
Over the past year we have seen Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, appearing at the White House coronavirus task force briefings and doing interviews for multiple media platforms, updating Americans on Covid-19. Early on in the pandemic Dr. Fauci dismissed the theory the virus originated in a lab, but now Fauci, who serves as President Biden’s chief medical advisor, is under fire for his original dismissal of the Wuhan lab origins theory. A recent release of his work emails disclosed through a Freedom of Information Act request shows he may not have been as firm on his stance as he showed to the public during the early days of the pandemic. Retired admiral, and former Assistant Health Secretary under President Trump, Dr. Brett Giroir, discusses the lack of transparency when it comes to the information being presented on the coronavirus. He discusses the lab leak theory and if we will ever know the truth behind how the pandemic originated. Plus, he weighs in on if Dr. Fauci should be fired following his recent email scandal. The Supreme Court will soon make decisions on cases involving the Affordable Care Act, student free speech, religious clauses and abortion. After much discussion from the progressives in the Democratic Party about the need to reform the court to fix what they see as an ideological imbalance, the Supreme Court recently made two separate unanimous decisions. Law Professor at George Washington University and Fox News Contributor Jonathan Turley joins to explain why the High Court may not be as ideologically divided as it is portrayed to be, what kind of positive reforms he believes can be made to the Supreme Court and he breaks down the key cases soon to be decided and what impact they will likely have for all Americans. Don't miss the good news with Tonya J. Powers. Plus, commentary by Fox News Senior Meteorologist Janice Dean.
Workplace burnout has been on the rise during the pandemic as people find it harder and harder to achieve a work/life balance. Being isolated and away from colleagues also causes heightened anxiety and depression in organizations. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Dr. Ron Friedman, psychologist and author of 'Decoding Greatness', who offers his advice on how to avoid workplace burnout and tips on achieving goals.
The idea that the coronavirus originated in a Wuhan lab in China, was once considered a conspiracy theory by media outlets and social media platforms, but now there is growing evidence it could be true. Facebook is the latest to get backlash after its past efforts to censor any story or information on the Wuhan lab theory, as the company only recently halted its restriction of information on the story. Fox News contributor and a columnist for The Hill, Joe Concha and Democratic Strategist Leslie Marshall, weigh in on the Wuhan lab leak theory, big tech censorship and cancel culture. In the past few weeks, the U.S. has seen cyberattacks on the rise, the most recent cases being the ransomware attacks on the world's largest meal supplier JBS and the Colonial Pipeline Company. As American businesses struggle to combat the threats from cyberattacks, the White House says President Biden will raise this issue with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their joint summit in Switzerland. Cybersecurity consultant and Board Member of George Washington University's Center For Cyber and Homeland Security, Michael Balboni, joins to discuss the recent cyberattacks on American infrastructure, how the attacks have become easier for criminals to carry out and what actions need to be taken to bolster American cybersecurity. Plus, commentary by FOX News contributor Liz Peek.
Last week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, during a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, that the Biden administration would look for seventy five million dollars in aid assistance for Palestinians. This as international aid organizations such as UNICEF are on the ground in Gaza helping with key infrastructure functions like sanitation and clean water. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Lucia Elmi, UNICEF Special Representative of the State of Palestine, about the international rebuilding efforts taking place in Gaza.
Republican South Carolina Congresswoman Nancy Mace's home was vandalized over the Memorial Day weekend, with profanity and anarchist symbols spray painted on her property. Rep. Mace (R-SC) joins to talk about why she thinks she was targeted and why the increase of political violence and rhetoric across the U.S. needs to stop. The freshman congresswoman also weighs in on some of the new voting laws being passed, the theory that coronavirus originated in a Wuhan lab and she explains why she voted against creating a January 6th commission despite being one of the most vocal Republicans to condemn former President Trump for the Capitol Hill riots. After weeks of reports on labor and food shortages plaguing restaurant owners across the country, over the weekend the world's largest meat supplier JBS USA suffered a cyberattack that is certain to cause delays in the supply of meat and potentially temporary shortages as well. Chef and owner of Georgia's Northside BBQ in Concord, New Hampshire, Alan Natkiel joins to discuss how these shortages are forcing small businesses like his to raise their menu prices, why the scarcity of restaurant supplies has been so prevalent during the pandemic and he shares the difficulty he's experienced in finding new employees despite offering unprecedented wages and health benefits. Plus, commentary by Dr. Robert Jeffress, Fox News contributor and pastor of the Dallas First Baptist Church
President Biden has called on the intelligence community to 'redouble their efforts' and give him an answer on the COVID-19 origins within ninety days. The lab leak theory that has been initially scoffed at is now gaining ground. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Dean Cheng, the Heritage Foundations Research Fellow on Chinese politics and security affairs, about the lab leak theory getting more attention from the current administration.
The real estate market has been booming during the Covid-19 pandemic with many people moving out of big cities and many paying more than the asking price for homes. The real estate boom is also driving up supply chain costs, making it pricier to build or renovate homes. Real estate expert and HGTV TV host of Vacation House Rules, Scott McGillivray weighs in on the price of homes and supply chains costs during the pandemic, what it’s like filming a television during coronavirus and why he thinks if you want to build or buy your home you should do it now. The summer of 2021 is shaping up to look much different than the previous summer, with many Americans planning on summer travel as pandemic travel protocols continue to relax. It is expected that vaccinated Americans may see their summer travel options expand, however COVID-19 will continue to play a role in how we travel. Former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden joins us to discuss tips to stay healthy while traveling this summer, what potential issues could arise when planning summer travel, and why we should expect children returning to summer camps to be safe. He also explains the importance of understanding the origins of the coronavirus. Plus, commentary by Deroy Murdock, FOX News Contributor and Contributing Editor with National Review.
The United States Treasury Department is drawing up a list of targeted sanctions that will be imposed on members of the Belarusian government that had a part in the forced landing of a civilian plane in order to arrest an opposition blogger onboard. Both the blogger and his girlfriend were arrested and are still in custody. Also, a volcano erupts in the Democratic Republic of Congo spewing ash, sending lava flows and causing earthquakes. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Yonat Friling, Senior FOX Field Producer, about these and other stories developing around the world.
On Memorial Day, Americans are encouraged to reflect and appreciate the sacrifice made by the fallen members of America's military service, who lost their lives defending their country and preserving freedom. Retired Staff Sergeant and Fox News Contributor Johnny Joey Jones joins to discuss his personal experience as a veteran on Memorial Day. Joey explains how Americans can pay tribute to fallen military members while still celebrating, he reflects on the experience of losing his legs and many friends while serving his country and he discusses his podcast, Proud American. Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial kick-off to summer and this summer is shaping up to be a lot better and hopefully more normal than last year when the U.S. was still going through coronavirus surges. The travel and restaurant industry are gearing up for this year and many Americans are getting ready to host pool parties, barbeques and all of their favorite foods. When it comes to some of our America's favorites foods, some of the American classics have quite a history. TV show producer and author, David Page joins to talk about his new book Food Americana: The Remarkable People and Incredible Stories Behind America's Favorite Dishes, how foods from other culture became America's favorites. Plus, commentary from FOX Nation host Tom Shillue.
For weeks, the Biden White House and Republicans have been in talks over an infrastructure bill that they hope could get bipartisan support in Congress. While both parties have offered plans, they still remain divided on how big the plan should be and how it should be paid for. This isn't the first time Washington has tried to pass an infrastructure bill, the initiative had fell short during the Trump administration as well despite it being a priority. Earlier this week, host Lisa Brady spoke to former Acting Chief of Staff under President Trump, Mick Mulvaney about why it is so hard for Congress to pass an infrastructure proposal in any administration and the obstacles it faces. He also weighed in on America's current labor shortage, if enhanced unemployment benefits are really to blame and if it will impact the minimum wage debate. Mulvaney also discussed 'life after the Trump administration' and why he feels so many former staffers of the Trump White House are currently the victims of 'cancel culture' as they are struggling to find new jobs. The interview was too long and we could not include it all in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our complete unedited conversation with President Trump's former Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney and hear more about his take on the what is wrong with Washington and the current state of our economy.
After a tumultuous few weeks, U.S. foreign policy has been under more scrutiny than ever. If recent violence in the Middle East and escalating tensions with the Russians wasn't putting enough pressure on the Biden Administration, new information suggesting the coronavirus originated in a virology lab in Wuhan, China forced the President to address the geopolitically sensitive theory. Earlier this week, host Dave Anthony spoke with former Secretary of State during the Trump administration Mike Pompeo about some of the international crises the current White House is forced to cope with. Sec. Pompeo explained how the Chinese Communist Party has made concerted efforts to cover up the origins of COVID-19 and shared his take on the new evidence supporting his long-standing belief the virus originated from a Wuhan lab and was not passed from an animal to a human. He also explained why he believes the Biden administration should continue to preserve stability in the Middle East via allyship with Israel, the importance of avoiding deals and imposing costs on Iran and taking hard stances against Russia. The interview was too long and we could not include it all in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our complete unedited conversation with former Sec. of State Mike Pompeo and hear more about his take on the Chinese, the Russians and the Biden Administration.
Earlier this week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law SB 7072 which looks to restrict the lengths social media companies and websites can go to moderate user content and ban their users. Two industry groups representing the largest names in Silicon Valley, The Computer & Communications Industry Association and NetChoice, have co-filed a lawsuit in a Florida federal district court to stop the law from taking effect on July 1st calling it 'unconstitutional'. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Matt Schruers, President of The Computer & Communications Industry Association, about the lawsuit.
A group of moderate Senate Republicans unveiled their $928-billion infrastructure counter offer bill on Thursday. Their proposal comes less than a week after President Biden lowered the size of his proposal to $1.7 trillion from an initial $2.25 trillion. It's still unclear if both parties can come together on ideological differences of what "infrastructure" is and how to pay for it and Democrats could go it alone and pass their bill through budget reconciliation. Co-founder and President of RealClearPolitics Tom Bevan weighs in on if he thinks a bipartisan deal can be passed. Since 1989, on the eve of Memorial Day, PBS puts on the National Memorial Day Concert to honor the military service and sacrifice of all who have served the United States. This year while the concert may look different due to COVID restrictions. The show will still have a star-studded lineup and be televised and streamed across the country. Co-Host of the event, actor Gary Sinise, joins to discuss how the event intends to feature stories of brave heroes who served their country, how his foundation has helped veterans and first responders and why he is glad they have found a way to put on the concert, even amid COVID restrictions this year. Don't miss the good news with Tonya J. Powers. Plus, commentary by syndicated columnist and author of "America's Expiration Date," Cal Thomas.
The United Nations Human Rights Council voted today to create a commission to investigate the possibility of war crimes taking place during the eleven days of fighting between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip. The vote of 24-9, with 14 abstentions, is being praised by the Palestinian Authority and denounced by Israeli officials. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Danny Danon, Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, about this decision.
Republican senators plan to announce a new counteroffer bill on infrastructure which is expected to cost around $1 trillion. This after President Biden trimmed down the spending proposal from $2.25 trillion to $1.7 trillion. This isn't the first time Washington has tried to pass an infrastructure bill, the initiative had fell short during the Trump administration as well despite it being a priority. Former Acting Chief of Staff under President Trump, Mick Mulvaney explains why it is so hard for Congress to pass an infrastructure proposal in any administration and the obstacles it faces. He also weighs in on America's current labor shortage, if enhanced unemployment benefits are really to blame and if it will impact the minimum wage debate. On Wednesday April 26th, President Biden requested that intelligence agencies investigate and report on the origins of COVID-19, following the rising credibility of a theory from the Trump administration that the virus may have leaked from a virology lab in Wuhan, China. Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA) joins to discuss why the United States should distrust the Chinese government until they are transparent with these investigations, the bipartisan nature of Congress seeking answers on coronavirus origins and the possibility of a boycott of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Games. Later, Rep. Griffith explains the GOP progress on negotiating an infrastructure bill and the threat inflation poses to the American people in the next few years. Plus, commentary by author and the vice president of communications for Focus on the Family Paul Batura.
The United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken used his first trip to the Middle East to visit with various leaders to try and make sure the latest ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians lasts. The Secretary thanked leaders of Egypt and Jordan for their roles in the ceasefire and also promised the United States stands firmly behind Israel and will also lend financial assistance in rebuilding Gaza. FOX's Simon Owen speaks to Trey Yingst, about Secretary Blinken's trip and the fragile peace that now exists.
U.S. foreign policy is under more scrutiny than ever, following the emergence of new information suggesting the coronavirus originated in a virology lab in China, violent instability in the Middle East and tensions with Russia. Former Secretary of State during the Trump administration Mike Pompeo joins to discuss how the Chinese Communist Party has made concerted efforts to cover up the origins of COVID-19 and weighs in on the new evidence supporting his long-standing belief the virus originated from a lab in Wuhan, China. Former Secretary Pompeo explains why he believes the Biden administration should continue to preserve stability in the Middle East via allyship with Israel, the importance of avoiding deals and imposing costs on Iran and taking hard stances against Russia. Moderna announced on Tuesday its Covid-19 vaccine was 100% effective during a clinical trial of adolescents ages 12 to 17. The company says it plans to submit its results to the Food and Drug Administration and request emergency authorization for teens in early June. Moderna now joins Pfizer, who announced in March that its COVID-19 vaccine was safe and 100% effective in kids aged 12-15 and received FDA emergency approval earlier this month. If the Moderna vaccine is approved, it will expand the number of shots available for middle and high school students, as many schools prepare to return to in-person learning this September. Senior Director, of New York City's System-wide Special Pathogens Program, Dr. Syra Madad weighs in on the news of a Moderna vaccine for kids 12 an older and if we're eventually going to need a booster shot for the vaccine. She also discusses the recent report of rare and mild heart problems the CDC is investigating that could be linked to the Pfizer vaccine and if we should be worried. Plus, commentary by former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, host of the Jason in the House podcast.
Last weekend a flight originally destined for Lithuania was forced to land in the Belarus capital of Minsk so that a passenger onboard could be arrested. That passenger was Roman Protasevich who has been described as an opposition journalist and a dissident of the authoritarian regime of Alexander Lukashenko. FOX's Simon Owen speaks to Alexander Lukashuk, who leads the Belarus Service of 'Radio Free Europe' and is a colleague of the detained Protasevich, about the incident and what it means for journalistic freedoms in Belarus.
One year ago today George Floyd's death sparked outrage that will likely change policing in the U.S. forever. The unarmed black man was killed by former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin while under arrest. A viral video showed Chauvin pressing his knee on Floyd's neck for several minutes until he died. After the video was shown, violent protests erupted across the U.S. over police brutality and racism. This past March, Derek Chauvin was convicted of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. The other three former officers who aided Chauvin are set to go to trial in August. Calls for police reform have also been at the forefront following Floyd's death. Both Republicans and Democrats have promised to pass legislation but have fallen short on getting a bill passed. Civil rights attorney and FOX News contributor Leo Terrell and founder and CEO of TruthNotLies and FOX News contributor Jehmu Greene look back at the past year, the impact of George Floyd's death and where America is today on police reform. U.S intelligence agencies are set to deliver a public report to Congress in the next month, detailing what they have discovered about mysterious flying objects, referred to as UFOs or UAPs. Fox News Nation Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin joins to discuss how the study of UFOs gained prominence and shifted from a joke to a legitimate nation security concern at the Pentagon. She explains how these "unidentified aerial phenomena" have baffled pilots and radar alike and breaks down what possible explanations there could be for these mysterious occurrences. Plus, commentary by Dan Gainor, vice president for TechWatch, business and culture at the Media Research Center.
Iran is promising a substantial increase in monthly funding to Hamas in exchange for information on Israeli military capabilities. This as Iran has vowed that they will continue to enrich uranium at sixty percent, defying the 2015 deal that limited them to under four percent enrichment. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Ellie Cohanim, US Deputy Special Envoy to Combat Anti-Semitism at the State Department under President Trump and is now a visiting fellow at the Independent Women's Forum, about Iran's support of Hamas and why she feels the United States should continue a 'maximum pressure' campaign on Tehran.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an abortion case in Mississippi that has some pro-choice advocates worried. Mississippi’s law that was enacted in 2018 bans abortions after 15-weeks of pregnancy. FOX News Chief Legal Correspondent and host of FOX News @Night, Shannon Bream explains the Mississippi case, what “viability” is and how this case will be looked at now that the Supreme Court has a more conservative majority with Justice Amy Coney Barrett replacing the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. From television series to podcasts, we have seen a true crime fascination in audiences across the country and the demand for the content continues to rise. Former LAPD Detective Mark Fuhrman joins to discuss his new show, ‘The Fuhrman Diaries’ streaming on Fox Nation, what he believes has changed about crime in America in the past few decades and why he believes the topic of serial killers has generated more interest now than in the 1970’s. Plus, commentary by Charlie Kirk, Founder of Turning Point USA and host of 'The Charlie Kirk Show' podcast.
The CDC's latest mask announcement had an almost immediate impact as many states and cities relaxed their strict COVID precautions. However, even with the go ahead from federal health officials, some areas of the country, institutions and businesses are still taking a cautious approach toward masks. Throughout the pandemic, government power and how far they can go has been the center of legal challenges this past year. Now as we head into a new normal, new legal questions are coming up for individuals and businesses including vaccination requirements, masking rules and capacity limitations. Earlier this week on the Rundown, host Jessica Rosenthal spoke to Jonathan Turley, professor of public interest law at George Washington University and a FOX News contributor, to weigh in on some of the past legal challenges from the pandemic and some of the future legal challenges we can expect. Turley explained what rights you have as an individual, but also discussed the rights of businesses and what laws states and cities can legally enforce. The conversation was too long and we could not include all of it our original segment. On The FOX NEWS Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire interview with constitutional expert Jonathan Turley and get even more answers to the questions many of us have living during a pandemic.
President Biden has spent the past several weeks pushing his message and trying to convince the American people our country needs his $2 trillion infrastructure plan. Earlier this week, FOX News Rundown host Jessica Rosenthal spoke to Dana Perino, co-anchor of America's Newsroom and co-host of The Five on the FOX News Channel, about the White House's messaging and their media strategy. Perino, who was the former White Press Secretary for George W. Bush, explained why the administration's "discipline" has been helpful so far, but warned the economy and other growing concerns could chip away at both the President's approval rating and the popularity of his costly agenda items. Dana also talks about her new book and podcast series 'Everything Will Be Okay,' where she offers advice to young women and shares many of her unique personal experiences from her incredible career. The conversation was too long and we could not include all of it our original segment. On The FOX NEWS Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire interview with FOX News' Dana Perino and get even more of her political analysis and insights on life.
An Egyptian brokered ceasefire has ended eleven days of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. This comes after over a thousand rockets were fired into Israel killing twelve and hundreds of airstrikes on Gaza that have killed over two hundred. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with FOX's Trey Yingst who has been in the Gaza Strip covering the latest conflict from the start.
After the CDC released its latest mask guidelines, it didn't take long for even some of the most cautionary states to loosen their COVID-related restrictions and mandates. FOX News Anchor Bill Hemmer has been covering the coronavirus crisis since the beginning from New York City, and like the rest of the country, he sees the city once considered the epicenter of the pandemic change dramatically. Hemmer joins the Rundown to discuss why he thinks America has finally turned the corner when it comes to the virus, when we may be truly back to normal and weighs in on the dispute over the House chamber's Mask mandate. Since the 2020 election, we have seen a shift in both Republican and Democratic parties. Republicans accuse Democrats and President Biden of caving to the progressive wing of their party refusing to work across the aisle. Meanwhile Republicans have their own in-house fighting and leadership change as they try to unify and become more a pro-Trump party. FOX News contributor Kristen Soltis Anderson and co-host of The Five and Democratic strategist Juan Williams weigh in on what's going on with both parties and if it will have any impact on the 2022 Midterms. Don't miss the good news with Tonya J. Powers. Plus, commentary by FOX News contributor Joe Concha.
Temperatures are rising in the Arctic melting ice and opening possibilities for resource exploration and new, year round shipping lanes to have access to. Those possibilities are under dispute with countries, like Russia, claiming different rights and territorial borders within the frozen region. FOX's Simon Owen speaks to Luke Coffey, Director of the Foreign Policy Center at the Heritage Foundation, about why we should pay attention to the Arctic and the rising tensions over it.
President Biden has traveled to several states, most recently Michigan to push his message and convince the American people of the need for his $2-trillion infrastructure plan. Dana Perino, co-anchor of America's Newsroom and co-host of The Five on the FOX News Channel weighs in on the White House's messaging, the President's infrastructure spending plan and his lack of media appearances. Dana also talks about her new book and podcast series Everything Will Be Okay. May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the importance of this has been underscored by studies from the past year showing an increasing number of Americans struggling with mental health issues. Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, Dr. Joshua Gordon joins to discuss how the pandemic has impacted an already escalating mental health crisis in the country, what resources are available to people in need and how friends and family can help their loved ones combating mental health issues of their own. Plus, commentary by former White House speechwriter and FOX News contributor Marc Thiessen.
The fight between Israelis and Palestinians has begun to dominate social media sites and the posts involved could be said to be agitating some of the violence. Outside of military operations and rocket attacks, in Jerusalem both Israelis and Arabs clash with police and each other and synagogues in Utah and Illinois have been vandalized. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Hen Mazzig, Israeli writer, activist and social media influencer, about the impact of misinformation and misleading facts about the current situation in Israel and Gaza.
President Biden continues to pitch The American Jobs Plan to the nation as Senate Republicans have prepared a counter proposal to the President’s two trillion dollar economic and infrastructure legislation. Senator Shelly Moore Capito (R-W.V.) joins to explain how she and her fellow Senate Republicans are negotiating with President Biden to strike a bipartisan deal on American infrastructure, how West Virginia’s political ideology has shifted over the years, her stance on the conflict in Israel and the recent push for an independent commission to investigate the January 6th attack on the Capitol. As the White House works on that infrastructure bill, a group of Democrat lawmakers are urging the President to back a fourth stimulus. This comes at a time when Republicans are complaining that past relief checks, pandemic-era unemployment programs and a monthly child tax credit are already encouraging more Americans to not work. As America continues to reopen, is there even still a need for yet another stimulus bill? And can we afford it? Bankrate Senior Economic Analyst Mark Hamrick discusses whether we need more stimulus, how effective our past pandemic relief programs were and what his biggest concern about the economy is as the summer nears. Plus, commentary by Robert Jeffress, Fox News contributor and pastor of the Dallas First Baptist Church
Anoosheh Ashoori is a British-Iranian businessman that has been in an Iranian prison for three years on charges he may have been a spy. Ashoori is not the only dual Iranian citizen that was randomly arrested and imprisoned to use as a bargaining chip with the West. FOX's Simon Owen speaks to Elika Ashoori, daughter of Anoosheh Ashoori, about her father being jailed, the efforts to free him and the desperation her family feels.
The debate over masks continues to both divide and confuse Americans. Besides seemingly making the national patchwork of rules and mandates even harder to manage, the CDC's latest mask guidelines also came out just as the agency was under fire from both sides for being too cautious. Republicans even accused the agency and the Biden Administration of playing politics with the mask issue. Dr. Jerome Adams, the former U.S. Surgeon General under President Trump, discusses whether politics played a role in the CDC's latest mask guidelines, why he thinks the Biden White House "fumbled the ball at the one yard line," and what the federal government needs to do now to address vaccine hesitancy. The Colonial Pipeline is up and running again after it was forced to shut down last week following a cybersecurity attack by the DarkSide ransomware gang. The shutdown led to widespread gasoline shortages and an increase of prices across the East coast. The latest hack of the major fuel pipeline is bringing up the energy debate in the U.S. and what the future of the oil and gas industry will look like. Since taking office in January, President Biden ended the Keystone XL Pipeline via executive order and reentered the U.S. into the 2016 Paris climate agreement, pledging to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Senator James Lankford (R-OK) joins today's Rundown to discuss what the latest pipeline hack has taught us, why he thinks people need to be realistic when it comes to protecting the environment and having clean air and water in the U.S. Plus, he weighs in on whether the government should have a role in investing in green jobs. Plus, commentary by Guy Benson, host of the Guy Benson Show.
Israel has continued its airstrikes on Gaza in an attempt to stop rockets from being fired into civilian neighborhoods. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Danny Danon, Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, and Dr. Howard Stoffer, from the University of New Haven about the possibilities of ending this newest conflict.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection saw the number of migrants encountered on the southern U.S. border increase even more last month. Our host Alex Hogan, on location from the U.S.-Mexico border, speaks with Ronald Vitiello, former Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from 2018-2019 under the Trump administration. They discuss the tactics the Biden administration is using to deal with the historic levels of illegal border crossings, Ron pushes back on the idea that President Biden inherited a broken system, and he explains what he believes can be done along bipartisan lines to address the continued surge of migrants crossing the border. The CDC announced that Americans who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus do not need to wear a mask outside or inside in most situations. But, even with the go ahead from federal health officials, some states are still taking a cautious approach towards masks. Throughout the pandemic, government power has been the center of legal challenges this past year. Now as we head into a “new normal”, new legal questions could come up for businesses, such as whether someone must show they have been vaccinated, what schools and employers require. Jonathan Turley, professor of public interest law at George Washington University and a FOX News contributor weighs in on some of the past legal challenges from the pandemic and some of the future legal challenges we can expect. Plus, commentary by Jimmy Failla, host of “Fox Across America.”
No one says being the President is easy. However, the Biden Administration is currently dealing with a list challenges that the Republicans calls 'crises.' From an economy in turmoil, to an ongoing surge at the border and rising tensions in the Middle East; President Joe Biden has a lot on his plate. Earlier this week, host Dave Anthony spoke to former White House Press Secretary and FOX News Contributor Ari Fleischer about some of the issues the President is facing and how he is managing to cope with them. Fleischer discussed how President Biden's infrastructure proposal has complicated the possibility of bipartisan agreement on Capitol Hill and how the U.S. should address the threat to peace in the Middle East. He also weighed in on the Republican Party's motivation for ousting Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her leadership position. The interview was too long and we could not fit all of it in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you can listen to our entire conversation with former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer.
The coronavirus pandemic has shed a light on schools and sparked a figurative battle over America's classrooms. For months, the nation has not just been debating remote learning and when schools should reopen, but what children are actually being taught. Earlier this week, host Lisa Brady spoke with Martha MacCallum, anchor and executive editor of "The Story" on the Fox News Channel and "The Untold Story" podcast, about her recent interview with American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten about the "1619 Project" and critical race theory being taught in classrooms across the country. The conversation also touched on school choice and other political issues that could potential play a role in next year's midterm elections. The interview was too long and we could not fit all of it in our original segment. However, there was a lot of interesting analysis from Martha MacCaullum that you did not hear. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you can finally listen to our entire conversation with the FOX News anchor.
The Israeli Air Force conducted an extended bombing raid of Hamas' tunneling system and other targets overnight Thursday. Hundreds of more rockets continue to be fired from the Gaza Strip into Israeli neighborhoods. Dozens have been killed and civilian fighting has broken out in mixed Arab-Israeli towns. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Lior Haiat, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel, about the increased violence and what is fueling it.
The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday that people who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 do not need to wear masks indoors or outdoors anymore except under certain circumstances, like travel. Dr. Marty Makary, professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Fox News Medical contributor, discusses the CDC's latest guidance and why he thinks it's about time. He also weighs in on the CDC's decision to let children ages 12-15 receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. The Biden administration must now balance its response to a labor shortage in the U.S. as it attempts to calm tensions in the Middle East between Israelis and Palestinians. FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace joins to break down how President Biden may deal with the perception that enhanced unemployment is hindering the workforce, the difficult task of addressing violence in the Middle East and the direction the Republican Party is headed after removing Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her leadership position. Don't miss the good news with Tonya J. Powers. Plus, commentary by FOX Nation host Tammy Bruce.
The world's wealthiest countries are being called on to donate funds or surplus vaccines to help fight COVID-19 in poorer nations. The United Nation's COVAX program is aimed at coordinating efforts to fight the pandemic from spreading in those poorer nations. FOX's Simon Owen speaks to UNICEF'S Gian Gandhi, Coordinator for Vaccine Supplies, about the importance of helping other countries control the pandemic.
President Biden's White House is dealing with crises on several fronts both abroad and domestic with debate over infrastructure bills and immigration policy in Washington while rising tensions in the Middle East are culminating in conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Former White House Press Secretary to former President George W. Bush and FOX News Contributor Ari Fleischer breaks down how President Biden's infrastructure proposal has complicated the possibility of bipartisan agreement on Capitol Hill, how the U.S. should address the threat to peace in the Middle East and explains the Republican Party's motivation for ousting Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) from her leadership position. U.S. consumer prices for April rose 4.2% over last year, making it the biggest annual increase since September 2008. Charles Payne, host of Making Money with Charles Payne on FOX Business weighs in on the April consumer price index, inflation ramping up and how it plays into U.S. unemployment as businesses struggle to hire workers. Plus, commentary by FOX News Legal Analyst Gregg Jarrett.
A spacecraft NASA launched in 2016 to study a near Earth asteroid has begun its journey home carrying a first of its kind sample. The 'OSIRIS-REx' spacecraft will travel for nearly three hundred million miles to safely bring a sample from an asteroid, in this case Bennu, to NASA and the world to study for decades to come. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Andrea Jones, Planetary Geologist with NASA, about the historic mission and what we may learn from it.
The coronavirus pandemic has shed a light on schools and education across the U.S. from the obstacles of remote teaching, public schools not reopening fully for in-person learning and what children are actually being taught. Martha MacCallum, anchor and executive editor of "The Story" on the Fox News Channel and "The Untold Story" podcast, joins the "Rundown" to discuss her recent interview with American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten about the "1619 Project" and critical race theory being taught in classrooms across the country. She also discusses school choice and if we'll see more of a push for it by parents and Republicans as Midterms approach. Plus, she weighs in on the fight over stripping Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) of her leadership role in the Republican Party. China has released census data revealing its population growth has dropped significantly, showing a big shift in the nation's demographics. President of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, Ian Bremmer joins to explain how China's government made miscalculations in their demographics that resulted in their lagging population growth, the real motivation behind Chinese propaganda in the U.S. and how China's lack of transparency during the early days of the pandemic has hurt its standing in the world. Plus, commentary by Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family.
After days of fighting between Israelis and Palestinians in Jerusalem, factions in the Gaza Strip have gotten involved firing more than three hundred rockets into Israel. The Israeli Air Force has responded with deadly airstrikes. While such clashes are not new in the region, this latest round of violence seems to have escalated quickly. FOX's Jessica Rosenthal speaks to FOX News Channel’s Trey Yingst, at the Gaza Strip border, about how the violence has increased and the calls for calm around the world.
America’s infrastructure has been attacked. Last week’s cyberattack against Colonial Pipeline Co. shut down critical fuel network supply lines and raised the possibility of gas price hikes and fuel shortages. National security experts have long worried about these attacks, and fear future ones on our critical infrastructure could get much worse. Bruce Schneier, a security technologist and lecturer at the Harvard Kennedy School, explains how the Colonial Pipeline attack took place, how similar ransomware could cause much more damage and how this is what future wars could resemble. Then, former CIA station chief and Fox News contributor Daniel Hoffman, explains what our national security services can do to prevent such attacks and fight back. The pandemic has revealed major weaknesses in the American supply chain system and the latest case of this can be seen in the skyrocketing price of lumber in the United States. Fox News and Fox Business Network Correspondent Grady Trimble joins to explain how the supply of lumber has been impacted by the lagging growth in the workforce, how the boom in the housing market has created an exaggerated scarcity of lumber and what other U.S. resources are experiencing shortages . Plus, commentary by Fox News medical contributor Dr. Nicole Saphier
A car bomb attack over the weekend in the Afghan capital of Kabul killed more than eighty five people, mostly female school children. Such attacks on Afghan citizens and government forces have increased since the announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. forces and many worry it will only spiral out of control after the withdrawal is complete. FOX's Simon Owen speaks to FOX News Channel's Foreign Correspondent Benjamin Hall about the attack and its implications on the withdrawal.
While millions of Americans have already received the at least one dose of the vaccine there are still some who are vaccine hesitant. And some experts believe that this will prevent the United States from reaching herd immunity. Brett Giroir, is a retired admiral, pediatrician and former assistant health secretary under President Trump, he joins the ' Rundown' and claims the Biden administration's mixed messaging on masks and what he calls misinformation on Operation Warp Speed is playing a part in vaccine hesitancy. Admiral Giroir also discusses children ages 12-15 being able to receive the vaccine and weighs in on the U.S. waiving COVID vaccine patents. President Biden and other prominent Democrats have been outspoken about a recent Georgia voting law from the Republican state legislature, criticizing this law and labeling it as the 'new Jim Crow.' Pulitzer Prize winning author and Professor of History at Pepperdine University Ed Larson joins to explain the origins behind the phrase 'Jim Crow,' how these discriminatory laws impacted black Americans throughout the 20th century and how the Civil Right movement targeted and took down long term racist law in the country. Plus, commentary by Fox News contributor Joe Concha.
Just a day before Facebook extended their ban of Donald Trump, the former President announced the launch of his a new communications platform. This was latest chapter in the ongoing battle between "Big Tech" and conservatives, who feel companies like Twitter, Facebook and Google are censoring them. On The FOX News Rundown Extra, Jessica Rosenthal speaks to Tennessee Republican Senator Bill Hagerty about his party's ongoing effort to reign in the power of "Big Tech" and a bill he proposing that could put significant regulations on social media sites. The interview was too long and we could not include it all in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our full conversation with Sen. Bill Hagerty and more on why he is taking on "Big Tech."
During his address to a joint session of Congress last month, President Biden called for Congress to come up with bipartisan immigration reform. This is something lawmakers in Washington have been attempting for decades, but with zero results. On the FOX News Rundown earlier this week, host Jessica Rosenthal spoke to Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) about the current crisis at the border, what the Biden Administration can do differently and why Republicans and Democrats can never make a deal on immigration despite there being apparent common ground on some issues. The interview was too long and we could not include it all in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our entire interview with Rep. Waltz. In this extended version, Rep. Waltz had a dire warning about China, calling the nation "the existential threat of our time." He says China is using its access to rare and critical minerals as leverage against the U.S. and could make it harder for Americans to manufacture things as vital as ammunition. This is something the Republican congressman sees as a national security threat.
The White House has announced they support suspending the intellectual property rights on COVID-19 vaccine in order to increase vaccine production. This has surprised European Allies including Germany that have said they wouldn't like to cross that line. Other opponents say it won't help because ramping up production of vaccines is not based solely on the recipe but the raw materials available and the production facility capabilities. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Craig Singleton, of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, about the announcement and what it may mean to vaccine production and the companies that developed their own.
Wyoming Republican Rep. Liz Cheney says her party is at a "turning point." President Biden says the Republicans are a "mini revolution." But is the GOP really in the middle of a civil war? Florida Republican Sen Rick Scott discusses the state of his party and how united they are in defeating the Democrats' bold agenda. Sen. Scott also weighs in on Big Tech, the threat from China and what infrastructure spending he is willing to support. Facebook extending their ban on former President Donald Trump has rekindled the debate over social media power and free speech. Is Big Tech not only using their influence to censor conservatives but impact future elections? FOX News Sunday host Chris Wallace discusses why Donald Trump's ban from big platform could be problematic for his political future. Plus. Wallace weighs in on the so-called Republican Civil War and President Joe Biden's apparent 'mixed messaging' when it comes to masks. Plus, commentary from FOX Nation host Tom Shillue.
The Facebook Oversight Board may have extended Donald Trump's ban but it also gives the social media company six months to decide on a permanent ban and justify its decision. The board was created to make such calls and now has sent that decision back to the company, once again calling into question how social media sites actually decide on banning content or users. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Kara Frederick, former NSA Analyst & Tech Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, about the ban on the former president and what goes into the judgments social media companies make.
The issues of border security and immigration remain a major headache for the Biden Administration. Republicans continue to call it a 'crisis' and the number of migrants who tried to cross in April was at a record level. In a recent interview, President Biden said they've now "gotten control" of the border, but Texas Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar disagrees. Rep. Cuellar joins the Rundown to discuss why the problem is not under control, and what both Biden Administration and Congress must do to solve the border mess. Tax Day is Monday May 17th following an extension from the Treasury Department and IRS due to the difficult economic circumstances for citizens during the pandemic. As taxpayers begin to navigate a tax filing season unlike any other, Dan Geltrude, CPA and Managing Partner at Geltrude & Company LLC joins to explain what Americans must account for this tax season due to stimulus checks and unemployment benefits, what impact the extension of the filing deadline could have and why you should consider President Biden's proposed tax hikes before you file. Plus, commentary by Theologian and Fox News contributor Jonathan Morris.
Jihyun Park escaped from North Korea on two separate occasions while freeing herself from human traffickers and reuniting with a lost son before fleeing to England. Park faced torture and forced labor camps but now becomes the first North Korean defector to stand as a candidate for local elections in the United Kingdom. FOX's Simon Owen spoke to Jihyun Park about the long and dangerous path she faced to get to where she is now.
Former President Trump launched a new communications platform on Tuesday that will let him post comments, videos and pictures. The rollout comes as Facebook's Oversight Board prepares to announce today if the former President can have his account reinstated or if he will be permanently banned. Facebook along with other social media sites like Twitter, Instagram and YouTube banned President Trump from using their platforms following the 2020 election. Big Tech companies have been under a lot of scrutiny for censoring Republican voices on their platforms. GOP lawmakers have been calling for the removal of Section 230 which grants internet companies immunity for most third-party content. Senator Bill Hagerty (R-TN) is one of those lawmakers. He joins the Rundown to explain his new legislation that will force Big Tech companies to protect free speech, declare social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter "common carriers" and repeal Section 230. House Republicans have intensified campaign efforts for the midterm elections, adding more Democratic lawmakers to their list of House seats they hope they can flip in 2022. Fox News national politics reporter Paul Steinhauser joins to forecast the likelihood that the Republicans will reclaim control of the House following the 2022 midterms, which Senate races will be closely contested by both parties and he unpacks the House GOP leadership's internal dispute over Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming. Plus, commentary by FOX News contributor Liz Peek.
A conversation between Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and a journalist in which the minister criticizes the Ayatollah and the Revolutionary Guard has been leaked to the public. While such a leak in Iran could be considered rare, the timing of it is more suspect. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Kasra Aarabi, of the Tony Blair Institute, about the leak and why it could be a play to get United States sanctions against Iran lifted.
During his address to a joint session of Congress last week, President Biden called for Congress to pass his immigration reform bill that will address border security and includes a pathway of citizenship for undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. The President has been met with increased criticism by Republicans for the "crisis" at the southern border and surging of migrant crossings. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL) weighs in on the situation at the border, President Biden's immigration proposal and why you can't address amnesty without securing the border first. On Friday, April 30th the Senate Intelligence Committee announced it would be investigating the mysterious energy attacks that gained attention in late 2016 when U.S. diplomats in Cuba experienced severe medical conditions as a result of suspected sonic attacks. Fox News National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin joins to discuss this pattern of mysterious energy attacks against U.S. diplomats and intelligence agents, what technology could be causing these events and which foreign adversaries are likely suspects. Plus, commentary by Jimmy Failla, host of "Fox Across America."
Today is World Press Freedom Day and the journalism NGO 'Reporters Sans Frontiers' (RSF) releases its yearly global index of countries with the highest and lowest amount of press freedoms. This year's report shows an increase in journalists all over the world being killed or imprisoned for their reporting. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Yonat Friling, Senior FOX News Field Producer, about where countries are on the list.
More Americans continue to get vaccinated as we head towards the summer and parents, teachers and students alike are looking ahead to what the school year might look like next fall. Infectious Diseases expert Dr. Amesh Adalja joins to discuss the progress being made on immunizations in the U.S. and what he believes the pandemic response got wrong about school reopenings. Later, he reflects on the new sense of optimism and how vaccinations are propelling the nation towards a return to safety and normalcy. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a “pattern of practice” investigation into the Minneapolis, MN and Louisville, KY police departments following the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor to address policing issues within both departments. Attorney and Outnumbered co-host Emily Compagno explains what these investigations look like and why she thinks police officers and communities need to be heard as well during these investigations. Plus, commentary by Cal Thomas, syndicated columnist and author of “America’s Expiration Date.”
The President spent much of his first address to Congress pushing his infrastructure plan. He believes it will help create jobs and boost our economy. Republicans, like Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy, says it is full of waste and does little to actually help American's crumbing infrastructure. On the FOX News Rundown, host Lisa Brady spoke to Sen. Cassidy about his concerns with President Biden's infrastructure plan and the alternative bill he is working on with a group of bipartisan lawmakers. Sen. Cassidy also weighed in on the administration's first 100 days and if the President is doing a good job keeping his promise to work across the aisle and help unify the country. The conversation was too long and we could not include all of it in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will our unedited interview with Congressman Sen. Bill Cassidy and hear more of his take on how to fix America's infrastructure and get more people working.
It was a big week for the White House. President Biden gave his first speech to a joint session of Congress and marked his 100th day in office. Texas Republican Congressman Michael McCaul joined FOX News Rundown host Jessica Rosenthal before the President's prime-time address to share his perspective on the first few months of the Biden administration. Rep. McCaul weighed in on some of President Biden's executive orders, his policy changes regarding the border and the those early calls for unity. The ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee also weighed in on allegations that John Kerry inappropriately discussed Israeli military operations with Iran's foreign minister when he was Secretary of State during the Obama administration. Those reports have led to some Republican calling for Kerry to step down from his role as the U.S. special envoy for climate change. The conversation was too long and we could not include all of it in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will our unedited interview with Congressman Michael McCaul and hear more of his take on President Biden's first 100 days and some of the controversies surrounding the administration.
International aid is pouring into India as the country is fighting a deadly surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. UNICEF is one of the groups offering what services they have including supplying oxygen tanks to hospitals and vaccine distribution to rural areas of the country. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Arjan de Wagt, the Nutrition Chief for UNICEF in India, about how his role has dramatically changed during this surge.
Following President Biden's joint address to Congress, the congressional Republicans were united in their disapproval of the President's speech, specifically taking issue with his costly plans for American jobs and infrastructure. Rep. Ashley Hinson (R-IA) who attended President Biden's address, joins to discuss why she believes the Biden administration's plans are out of touch with the American people and what political issues she believes there is room to compromise on. President Biden pitched his plan to hike taxes on the wealthy and corporations, promising people making under $400,000 will not see their taxes raised during his address to the nation Wednesday night. Associate Editor at The Wall Street Journal and Fox News contributor John Bussey weighs in on what a Biden economy will look like if taxes go up and what it means for the national deficit. Don't miss the good news with Tonya J. Powers. Plus, commentary by FOX News political analyst Gianno Caldwell.
President Biden's proposal to increase the capital gains tax is inherently aimed at taxing the wealthy but it does also have a major impact on property sales of the middle-class. Real estate experts fear eliminating the 1031 tax deduction will severely hurt those selling residential properties, including single-family rental homes, apartment buildings and condominium units. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Al Lord, the founder of Lexerd Capital Management, who says he worries the proposed change will damage multiple facets of the real estate industry.
Today marks President Biden's 100-days in office, so what has this administration accomplished since entering the White House? The President addressed a Joint Session of Congress last night highlighting his administration's efforts in combating the coronavirus pandemic and getting the nation vaccinated. He discussed his American Jobs Plan and how he plans to pay for it and pushed for more climate-focused legislation that he promises will create jobs. FOX News Radio National Correspondent Jared Halpern and FOX News Radio Political Analyst Josh Kraushaar discuss the big moments from last night's speech and the GOP response from South Carolina Senator Tim Scott. On Monday April 26th, the first 2020 census population counts were released, revealing that some states would be gaining seats in the House of Representatives while others would be losing a seat. Fox News Decision Desk Director Arnon Mishkin joins to explain why the 2020 census has shifted the political power in the United to the South and West regions of the country, what these shifts mean for Republicans in the 2022 midterm elections and what role former President Trump may play in campaigning for the GOP in the midterms. Plus, commentary by Dr. Robert Jeffress, Fox News contributor and pastor of the Dallas First Baptist Church.
Top security officials from Israel met with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and others today in D.C. to discuss growing threats from Iran and their proxies. The meeting focused on Iran's development of drones and missiles that they provide to their proxies in the region. It also provided Israel with an update on the Iran nuclear talks which continue again in Vienna this week. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Dr. Ibrahim Hazboun, Senior Fox News Field Producer, about the meeting and the impact on Iran.
Tonight President Biden will address a joint session of Congress just days before he marks 100 days in office. The President vowed to unite the country and to work across the aisle in addition to a slew of other promises when he entered the White House in January. So how has he done so far? Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) joins the 'Rundown' to weigh in. As President Biden prepares his first address to a joint session of Congress, many Democrats will be looking to him to highlight his main accomplishments in the first 100 days of his presidency. Co-host of The Five and Democratic Strategist Juan Williams joins to lay out the achievements he hopes President Biden features in his speech and the issues that his administration must tackle in the coming days of his presidency. Plus, commentary by former Rep. Jason Chaffetz, host of the Jason in the House podcast.
President Biden becomes the first president to officially recognize the killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during World War I as an act of genocide. The announcement fulfills a campaign promise but puts a relationship with a NATO ally in jeopardy. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with FOX's Rich Edson, State Department Correspondent, about the announcement and its repercussions.
This week President Biden will hit a milestone of 100-days in office. Before he entered the White House he had a list of promises for the American people he hoped to accomplish in his first 100-days. We speak with Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) about his evaluation of the President's job so far, new White House policies and the Biden administration's definition of "infrastructure" and "unity." India is suffering from devastating surge in coronavirus cases. Last week, the nation reported 315,000 new cases in 24 hours, the highest number of single-day infections for any country since the beginning of the pandemic. Dr. Marty Makary, professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Fox News Medical contributor, explains what's driving India's drastic spike in COVID-19 cases, how the surge can impact America's recovery and new disputes over what a vaccinated person can safely do. Plus, commentary by FOX News Correspondent At Large, Geraldo Rivera.
The United States and other countries are sending desperately needed medical supplies to India which is being ravaged by a harsh resurgence of COVID-19. India is reporting nearly three hundred and fifty thousand new cases since the weekend, three thousand deaths in that time and a major shortage in oxygen tanks. Also, Alexei Navalny is said to be in better health but a Russian court has labeled his opposition network a 'terrorist group'. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Yonat Friling, Senior FOX Field Producer, about these and other stories developing around the world.
This Friday will mark President Biden’s 100th day in the White House. A lot has changed and been proposed since he entered office in January. Fox News Radio Political Analyst and National Journal Politics Editor Josh Kraushaar discusses some of the proposals being considered on Capitol Hill and whether they will pass. He also weighs in on Republicans who say President Biden’s policies have been more progressive than what he promised on the campaign trail. NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have been rising in popularity and value, but there is still a great deal of confusion surrounding what exactly they are and why they are so valuable. Wall Street Journal Markets reporter Caitlin Ostroff joins to break down NFTs, how the digital assets and collectables are being traded using blockchain technology and what has contributed to the NFT market experiencing a boom. Plus, commentary by author and vice president of communications for Focus on The Family, Paul Batura.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd on Tuesday. Following the Floyd verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the Department of Justice will conduct a probe into the Minneapolis Police Department's practices. Congressman Pete Stauber (R-MN) is a former officer who has worked on police reform legislation with Senator Tim Scott (R-SC). After Tuesday's verdict, he joined host Jessica Rosenthal on the 'Rundown' to talk about the legislation and how to improve policing relations within communities. He also weighed in on AG Garland's probe and how much the federal government should police local police departments. Rep. Stauber's point of may surprise you as he sees several ways both Democrats and Republicans can agree on police reform. The interview was too long and we could not include all of it in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown, we bring you our entire conversation with former cop and Minnesota Republican Rep. Pete Stauber.
On Thursday, the House voted on party lines to make the District of Columbia the nation's 51st state. Before that vote, host Lisa Brady spoke to Rep. James Comer (R-KY) and shadow D.C Senator Paul Strauss about the debate over D.C. statehood, why Democrats say it's a civil rights issues and why Republicans call it nothing more than a "power grab." The two guests laid out both sides of the argument, addressed the constitutional questions involved and also gave their take on alternative ways for the residents of Washington D.C. to be better represented in our federal government. Both conversations were informative and passionate, but we could not include everything either guest had to say in our original segment. On the FOX News Rundown Extra, you will hear our full conversation with both to Rep. James Comer (R-KY) and shadow D.C Senator Paul Strauss and learn more about this divisive issue.
General Kenneth McKenzie, head of U.S. Central Command, said yesterday that Afghan security forces will have a tough time holding back the Taliban following a full withdrawal of U-S forces. The concerns the General expressed before the Senate Armed Services Committee Thursday ranged from the lack of U.S. air support the Afghan Security Forces would get, to the basic maintenance of those aircrafts, which is done largely by American contractors. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with FOX News Pentagon Correspondent Lucas Tomlinson about the concerns of some in the military and congress about the complete withdrawal from Afghanistan.
As the U.S. government continues to be deeply divided on issues, more Americans feel increased pressure to accept "woke" politics because of fears of being "cancelled." Co-founder and publisher of The Federalist, Fox News contributor and host of The Ben Domenech Podcast, Ben Domenech weighs in on this and explains why the "culture war" is here to stay. The Academy Awards take place Sunday and very few people saw this year's nominees in the theaters due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many people saw these movies from home, either rented or on a streaming service. Restrictions are being lifted now, fully in some places and partially in others. So how is Hollywood surviving? Fox News Correspondent, Susan Li discusses the surge in Netflix at the beginning of the pandemic compared to this week's lowest earning, how movie production has been impacted by the pandemic and what has been the effect on ticket sales. Don't miss the good news with Tonya J. Powers. Plus, commentary by former White House speechwriter Marc Thiessen.
A missile launched from Syria explodes near a nuclear reactor in Southern Israel triggering rocket attack sirens and a response from the Israeli Air Force. While the Israeli Defense Force the nuclear facility was not the target, such military actions could increase the tensions between Israel and Iran. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Dr. Ibrahim Hazboun, Senior Fox News Field Producer, about the incident and red lines that hold off open war.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges in the death of George Floyd on Tuesday. Following the Floyd verdict, U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on Wednesday that the Department of Justice will now conduct a probe into the Minneapolis Police Department's practices. So where does the future of policing stand and can it be reformed? Congressman Pete Stauber (R-MN) is a former officer who has worked on police reform legislation with Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) and he joins the 'Rundown' to talk about the legislation and how to improve policing relations within communities. Former Boston Police Department Superintendent-in-chief Daniel Linskey also joins to discuss how policing can be revamped and what proposals are on the table. Restaurants around the country are operating with fewer or no coronavirus restrictions, but owners are now experiencing challenges hiring employees. Some former or potential restaurant workers have childcare issues such as in person learning and others are worried about coronavirus infections. But many laid-off workers wonder why they should go back if they are making enough to get by on employment, especially with the extra 300-hundred dollars in enhanced federal benefits. The extra money has been extended into September, as part of the American Rescue plan passed last month. Tex-Mex restaurant owner Mary Perez explains the challenges she is facing in regards to staffing her establishments. Plus, commentary by Dr. Everett Piper, author of "Grow Up: Life Isn't Safe, But It's Good."
President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are making a push to get the 'George Floyd Justice in Policing Act' passed through the Senate. The bill includes a body camera mandate, banning of choke holds, requires data collection of violent police encounters to establish a registry and makes it easier for lawsuits to be brought against officers, among other initiatives. Republicans in opposition to the bill say their own police reform bill filibustered last year wasn't given a chance. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with FOX's Blake Burman about what is in the bill and the difficult task of reaching a compromise on police reform.
The Biden White House officially backed a House bill that would make Washington D.C. the 51st state, saying it will give D.C residents "long overdue full representation in Congress." Rep. James Comer (R-KY) and shadow D.C Senator Paul Strauss weigh in on D.C. statehood, how this impacts the 23rd Amendment and if they would back Puerto Rico statehood. The Biden Administration is using their infrastructure plan to push its green priorities. While Republicans have complained about the bills cost and impact on the economy, FOX Business is reporting these moves could be a "financial boon" for big corporations, including fossil fuel companies. Fox Business Correspondent Edward Lawrence discusses how some big companies like Amazon could benefit from President Biden's green agenda, but how it could also hurt small businesses and other industries in the process. Plus, commentary by co-host of Fox & Friends First, Todd Piro.
Over the past two weeks Russia has deployed troops to the Ukrainian border nearly doubling the force that they used to annex Crimea in 2014. The troop buildup is worrisome but the State Department is also concerned Russia is planning on blocking foreign naval ships and other vessel movement in the Black Sea. Russia claims the troops are conducting military drills in direct response to NATO actions. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Donald Jensen, the Director for Russia and Strategic Stability at the United States Institute of Peace, about the troop deployment and the concerns for NATO partners.
The debate around whether big companies should take political stances seems to be never ending these days. Recently several major corporations including Delta, Coca-Cola and Apple spoke out against Georgia’s new voting laws. Should companies be vocal about where they stand politically or can it hurt them in the long run? FOX Business anchor David Asman and CEO of Clifton Consulting, Marjorie Clifton weigh in. The immigration issue continues to be a ‘tough nut to crack’ for Presidents. On Saturday, President Biden called the Southern Border situation a “crisis,” a term that has been avoided by most members of the Biden Administration. Ari Fleischer, FOX News Contributor and former White House Press Secretary discusses the new Fox Nation Special "The Wise Guys: Crisis at the Border” and why Washington remains in a stalemate when it comes to making a deal over immigration. Plus, commentary by Guy Benson, host of the Guy Benson Show.
The health of imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny is deteriorating rapidly as Moscow says he was moved into a hospital for prisoners. Navalny supporters are expected to again take to the streets in protests this week. Also, India imposing a near week long lockdown as hundreds of thousands of new COVID-19 cases emerge. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks with Yonat Friling, Senior FOX Field Producer, about these and other stories developing around the world.
It has been three weeks since the trial of Derek Chauvin began and this morning the jury is set to hear closing statements before beginning deliberations. Nearly a year since the death of George Floyd ignited unrest and conversations about policing, the trial of the former police officer is being closely followed as it nears an end. Senior Fellow at the National Review Institute and former federal prosecutor Andrew McCarthy has been covering the trial since it began and joins to break down the major developments in the trial, the different charges that Chauvin faces and how cities across the country are preparing for unrest following the verdict. What if the US lost the ability to punish adversaries with sanctions because those countries have their own cryptocurrency? Founder of the Atlas Organization Dr. Jonathan Ward joins to discuss China's new cryptocurrency, whether we should be planning for our adversaries to have their own bitcoin and how this could offset U.S. sanctions. Plus, commentary by Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family.