The FOX News Rundown is a news-based daily morning podcast. Each morning, Jacqui Heinrich, Dave Anthony, Lisa Brady, Jessica Rosenthal and Chris Foster take a deep dive into the major and controversial stories of the day, tapping into the massive reporting resources of FOX News to provide a full picture of the news. You'll hear a contrast of perspectives you may not hear elsewhere while going far beyond the basic headlines. Each day The FOX News Rundown features insight from top newsmakers, along with FOX News reporters and contributors, plus a daily commentary on a significant issue of the day. Check us out each morning.
China And The Border: Biden Administration Facing Two Serious Challenges
President Biden has vowed to do things differently from the Trump administration, whether that is on immigration and border control or addressing climate change. There is one issue, where the Biden and Trump administrations seem to have common ground and that is the U.S. relationship with China. Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) explains the threat that China poses to America and if the U.S. should boycott the upcoming Olympics. He also weighs in on Governor Greg Abbott's decision to end the mask mandate in Texas and if it's too soon.
The border is getting busier as a rising number of migrants, including undocumented minors, attempt to cross in to our country. Democrats call it a challenge. Republicans are calling it a crisis that they blame on the Biden Administration's policies. Fox News correspondent Casey Stegall, who visited the border in Eagle Pass, TX, describes what the situation looks like and details what is being done about the uptick in minors crossing the border, concerns over the facilities and the alarming number of COVID-19 cases being discovered among the migrants.
Plus, commentary by Fox News Senior Meteorologist Janice Dean.
Evening Edition: Latest Rocket Attack Another Test For Nuclear Deal
Rockets were fired at a United States military base in Iraq early Wednesday morning, resulting in the death of a civilian contractor. Burned launchers were found near the base indicating a strong connection to Iranian backed proxies who use the same methods. FOX’s Trey Yingst speaks with Richard Goldberg, a Senior Advisor at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, about the latest rocket attack and what it may signal regarding any sort of nuclear deal with Iran.
The Battle Over Voting And Fair Elections
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday regarding Arizona election laws and if they violate Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act that prohibits discrimination against minorities in voting. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, argued before the Supreme Court yesterday regarding the case and he joined the Rundown to explain why Arizona is not discriminating against any voters. Democratic Strategist Mary Anne Marsh explains how legislation passed in the past few years has made it harder for people to vote including minorities and what needs to be done to fix it.
While often overlooked, women play a central role in many of the Bibles' stories. In her new book, "The Women of the Bible Speak: The Wisdom of 16 Women and their Lessons for Today", host of FOX News @Night, Shannon Bream examines some of the queens, warriors, and others female figures written about in Scripture and what we can learn from them. The "Livin' The Bream" podcast host also opens up about her own faith and why she loves talking about it with others.
Plus, commentary by Fox News Contributor and former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee.
Evening Edition: Biden Administration Resumes Talks With Taliban
The State Department has announced negotiations with the Taliban and the Afghan government will resume in Qatar. The Biden administration looks to be reviewing a deal made by the Trump administration while the Taliban has warned any change to a promised May 1st exit deal would 'doom' talks. FOX’s Trey Yingst speaks with Scott Worden, the Director of the Afghanistan and Central Asia programs at the US Institute of Peace, about the peace negotiations and the difficult balancing act of keeping Afghanistan stable and out of a civil war.
Gov. Cuomo's Political Crisis Now A Legal Crisis Too
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is facing bipartisan pressure to resign following sexual harassment allegations from two of his former aides. On Sunday, Governor Cuomo responded to the accusations in a statement saying, "I never intended to offend anyone or cause any harm," the Governor did go on to acknowledge and apologize for his behavior. New York Attorney General Letitia James is now launching an investigation into the claims, with the Governor authorizing the probe. Former federal prosecutor, James Trusty weighs in on the case and what we can expect moving forward.
The third approved Covid-19 vaccine may begin being distributed as early as today. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine was shown in trials to be slightly less effective than the Moderna and Pfizer vaccines. So, should Americans still feel confident taking the latest tool in the fight against COVID-19? Dr. Marc Siegel, Fox News Contributor, Professor of Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center discusses the new Johnson & Johnson vaccine, why he's encouraging his patients to take it and what this third option means for America's return to normalcy.
Plus, commentary by Fox News Contributor Liz Peek.
Evening Edition: Burma's Security Forces Open Fire On Protesters
The United Nations says that at least eighteen peaceful protesters were shot and killed by Burma's security forces as they demonstrated against last month's military coup. Also, more than three hundred girls are kidnapped from another Nigerian boarding school. FOX’s Trey Yingst speaks with Yonat Friling, Senior FOX Field Producer, about these and other stories developing around the world.