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17 minutes | Jun 12, 2021
FOX News Rundown EXTRA: Rep. Kevin Brady On Ending Wasteful Spending
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.
16 minutes | Jun 12, 2021
FOX News Rundown EXTRA: Arkansas Governor on Ending The Crack Cocaine Disparity
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
12 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Evening Edition: United States Dropping Some Sanctions On Iran
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.
29 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Pressure Builds On President Biden To Stand Up To China & Russia
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.
14 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Evening Edition: EU Examines Palestinian Textbooks
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.
32 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
$109,000!? Is COVID Relief Giving Americans Too Much For Not Working?
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.
14 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
Evening Edition: Is China Eyeing Taiwan With Large Scale Military Buildup?
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.
27 minutes | Jun 9, 2021
As Crime Surges, One GOP Governor Has A Unique Solution
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."
14 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Evening Edition: Lebanon Continues To Teeter Towards Failure
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.
31 minutes | Jun 8, 2021
Border Surge: Will VP Kamala Harris' Trip Make A Difference?
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.
14 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Evening Edition: Jihadists Attack Village In Africa Killing More Than A Hundred Fifty
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.
27 minutes | Jun 7, 2021
Can Schools Force You To Vaccinate Your Kids?
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.
23 minutes | Jun 6, 2021
FOX News Rundown Extra: A COVID Origin Cover Up?
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.
21 minutes | Jun 5, 2021
FOX News Rundown Extra: Buying? Renovating? What You MUST Know About This Wild Housing Market
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.
13 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
Evening Edition: Russian Hackers Hitting American Consumers In Their Wallets
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.
32 minutes | Jun 4, 2021
Dr. Fauci Under Fire Over Covid Origin Questions
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.
15 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Evening Edition: How To Avoid Workplace Burnout
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.
30 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Did "Wokeness", Media Bias Bury The Wuhan Lab Leak Theory?
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.
10 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Evening Edition: Gaza Receiving International Aid
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.
29 minutes | Jun 2, 2021
Security Or Suppression? America Split Over Voting Laws
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
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