A weekly podcast taking a closer look at the groundbreaking news stories coming out of our nation's capital. Including interviews with lawmakers, newsmakers, and political insiders.
Senate Set To Vote On Making Judge Barrett, Justice Barrett
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a four-day confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill this week. Jared and FOX News Radio White House Correspondent Jon Decker recap the big takeaway from Judge Barrett's hearings.
Now that the confirmation hearing is over, the Judiciary Committee will vote on whether to recommend Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Once the vote reaches the full Senate, Republicans believe they have all the votes they need to confirm her. Jared and FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram discuss the upcoming vote and if Congress will ever reach a deal on a coronavirus stimulus package.
Foreign policy may not be the top issue for American voters but world leaders are paying close attention to the outcome of the U.S. Presidential Election. FOX News Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland speaks with President of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media, Ian Bremmer to discuss what's going on in the Middle East, Afghanistan peace talks and North Korea parading its new ballistic missile.
2020 has been an unusual year to say the least and the upcoming November election will be no different. COVID-19 has caused a surge in mail in voting this year and it is likely that we will not know the winner of the presidential race by the time November 3rd turns into November 4th. Jared spoke with Arnon Mishkin, Director of the FOX News Decision Desk on planning for an election week and how they plan to make race calls this year.
Back On The Campaign Trail?
President Trump remains on the sidelines after testing positive for the coronavirus last week with less than a month to go until Election Day. On Thursday the White House physician said the President can return to public events as soon as this weekend. Jared and FOX News Correspondent Mark Meredith discuss when we'll see the President back on the campaign trail.
For months, Congress has failed to reach an agreement on additional coronavirus relief. Now, the White House is preparing to offer a new $1.8 trillion relief deal just days after President Trump called off negotiations on a second round of aid to Americans. The question remains, will the bill finally pass or will there be another obstacle in the way? Jared and Fox News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram discuss if we should expect relief soon.
The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the second debate will be a virtual one. President Trump followed-up saying he would not participate in a virtual debate. Jared and FOX News Radio's Political Analyst Josh Kraushaar weigh in on President Trump's response, plus they recap the Vice Presidential debate between Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA).
President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett will begin her confirmation hearing with the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. Jared and FOX News Chief Legal Correspondent and host of Fox News @ Night, Shannon Bream discuss the controversy surrounding Judge Coney Barrett and what to expect from the upcoming four day hearing.
President Trump Tests Positive for COVID-19
President Trump will be spend a few days at Walter Reed Medical Center following the announcement he and the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19. FOX News Radio's White House Correspondent Jon Decker explains what we know so far, how this impacts the President's job at the White House and what it means for the 2020 presidential election.
So now that the President has tested positive for the coronavirus, and unable to travel to swing states and hold rallies, what does this mean for his 2020 campaign moving forward? Jared speaks with Trump 2020 Senior Adviser Corey Lewandowski about all this and more.
President Trump tested positive for COVID-19 just days after a debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The former Vice President and his wife Jill Biden have tested negative for the coronavirus and will continue with his campaign schedule, traveling to key swing states. Jared speaks with Biden surrogate Jenna Arnold about the Democrats message and how they intend to reach voters before November 3rd.
For months members of Congress have been traveling back and forth from their districts to Washington D.C. during the pandemic, all without the robust universal testing many members have called for. So will that change in the wake of the President's diagnosis? Jared and FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram discuss whether Congress will pass a coronavirus relief package.
President Trump Nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett
On September 26th, President Trump announced Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. FOX News Radio's White House Correspondent Jon Decker joins Jared Halpern to discuss the President's choice, and what comes next.
A Supreme Vacancy
President Trump will announce his Supreme Court pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday evening at the White House. Jared and FOX News Radio's White House Correspondent Jon Decker discuss the President's shortlist of potential nominees.
So what will the process look like for the confirmation of the President's SCOTUS pick? Jared and FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram explain what will come in the next few weeks to confirm the nominee and how possible it will be to have a confirmation before Election Day.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a correction on its website revising its guidance on COVID-19 being transmitted through airborne transmission, saying it was posted in error. This isn't the first time the CDC has flipped flopped on its guidance of the coronavirus. FOX News Radio's Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland speaks with former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden about the criticism facing the CDC.
Early voting is underway in many states already. Jared and FOX News Radio Political Analyst Josh Kraushaar talk about if the Supreme Court nominee will help the President's re-election campaign and if it impacts some of the close Senate races. They also preview the upcoming first presidential debate between President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.
A Vaccine By April?
In a news conference on Friday, President Trump vowed that all Americans would have access to a vaccine by April of 2021. This comes after statements from the President earlier this week that stood in contrast with those made by the Director of the CDC, Dr. Robert Redfield. Jared and Fox News Radio White House Correspondent Jon Decker discuss the Trump Administration's plans for vaccine roll-out.
The bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus unveiled their $1.5 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill on Tuesday in hopes to bring both Republican and Democratic leadership back to the negotiating table following last week's rejection of the Senate Republicans' COVID-19 proposal. Jared spoke to three members of the caucus, Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ), Rep. Tom Reed (R-NY) and Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD) about what's included in the common ground proposal, how it will impact the deficit and if they are satisfied with the overall negotiations between their party's leadership.
Months after the US signed a tentative peace deal, Afghanistan leadership and the Taliban have begun negotiating. At these peace talks, one of the most prominent issues is a permanent agreement towards women's rights. Fox News Radio's Washington Correspondent Rachel Sutherland speaks to Afghanistan's Ambassador to the United States Roya Rahmani, about how these peace agreements could create prosperity for the country.
Early voting began in Minnesota on Friday and both President Trump and former Vice President Biden were on the ground for events in the North Star State. Fox News Correspondent Peter Doocy joins Jared from Duluth, MN to discuss which states are most in play at this point.