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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
$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.
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