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The FOX News Rundown is the place to find in-depth reporting on the news that impacts you. Each morning, Mike Emanuel, 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.  Plus, every evening The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine brings you up to date reporting and analysis on the crisis unfolding in that country and on the weekend, you’ll hear everything that’s going on in the beltway with Th...

From Washington: The Debate To Expand NATO
Today at 9:00 AM

This Thursday, President Biden met with Finland's President and Sweden's Prime Minister to discuss the countries' applications for membership in NATO. All 30 NATO members must unanimously agree to accept these applications, and President Biden is aiming to ratify the expansion, a process that must first go through the United States Senate. FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram joins to discuss where the debate stands within the United States, the United States' recent aid package to Ukraine, and more spending that could be passed by lawmakers in the months to come.As the Primary calendar moves along, states such as Georgia, Al...


The GOP's Plan To Ease Inflation Pain, Soaring Gas Prices
Yesterday at 10:00 PM

Whether it's dining out, shopping, or even just driving around, Americans are having to change their habits to adjust to soaring inflation costs. With gas prices reaching a record-high, many Republicans are urging President Biden to incentivize oil production. Earlier this week, Senator Todd Young (R-IN) joined host Dave Anthony on the Rundown to discuss why he believes the President should ease regulations to combat surging inflation prices, why he believes the U.S. must provide aid to Ukraine, and how his bipartisan bill could lead to more manufacturing in the U.S. and less in China.Due to time li...


From Washington: Some Republicans Oppose Ukraine Aid Package
Yesterday at 9:00 AM

On Thursday, the Senate voted to advance another $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, the largest since Russia’s invasion in February. The aid, consisting of both humanitarian and military assistance, received strong bipartisan support, though 11 GOP members opposed the package citing high costs and the potential for new conflict. Rep. Victoria Spartz (R-IN), the first Ukrainian-born member of Congress joins to explain what assistance Ukraine needs from the United States, as well as the disagreements about aid within her own party.This week, President Joe Biden embarked on his first trip to Asia during his time in office, making stops in b...


War On Ukraine: How Putin Controls Russian Oligarchs
Last Friday at 9:47 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin's rise to power in no small part was made possible by him making deals with the wealthiest of Russia's elite or, as they are commonly known as, the 'oligarchs'. Recent murders could show Putin has targeted individual oligarchs that may not have fully supported the invasion of Ukraine. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with John O'Neill and Sarah C. Wynne, authors of 'The Dancer and The Devil: Stalin, Pavlova and the Road to the Great Pandemic', about who the Russian 'oligarchy' is and how Putin uses violence to keep them under his control. Click Here To Follow...


Why Your Grocery Bill Is So High
Last Friday at 9:00 AM

Inflation and supply chain issues continue to drive up prices for Americans and agriculture is a sector that has been particularly hard hit. U.S. farmers growing many of the grocery store staples are being hit with higher costs for fuel, fertilizer, and chemicals. All of these costs are complicating business for farmers across the country while pushing American grocery bills up nearly 10 percent since last year. Danny Hicks manages his family’s Sunnycrest Farm in Londonderry, New Hampshire. He joins the Rundown to explain how high prices for fuel, chemicals and fertilizers are making it difficult for him and fe...


War On Ukraine: Russian Soldier Pleads Guilty In First War Crimes Trial In Ukraine
Last Thursday at 9:59 PM

The first war crimes trial taking place in Ukraine for a twenty one year old Russian soldier who admits to killing a civilian on orders from a superior. Meanwhile, Russia's defense ministry has said nearly eighteen hundred Ukrainian fighters have surrendered in the port city of Mariupol since the beginning of this week. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with FOX's Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Greg Palkot, in Kyiv, Ukraine, about the trial and why holding more may put Ukrainian fighters in even more danger.   Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://listen.foxaud.io/rundown?sid=fnr.pod...


Why Herschel Walker Is Scoring Big Among Georgia GOP Voters
Last Thursday at 9:00 AM

Ahead of the Georgia primary race on May 24th, all polls show one Republican candidate with the backing of former President Trump looking like the presumptive GOP nominee in November. Herschel Junior Walker is a former professional football player, businessman and candidate for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. Should he win the nomination, he’ll be opposing Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA). Walker joins the Fox News Rundown to discuss President Trump’s endorsement, the economic issues impacting Georgians, how he is confronting questions surrounding his mental health and his eagerness to face Warnock in the midterms. After witnessing Ukraine's devas...


War On Ukraine: Microchip Shortage Hurts Russia's War Machine
Last Wednesday at 9:53 PM

Microchips are in just about everything these days from microwaves to cellphones to the missiles Russia is launching into Ukraine and a current shortage of them has Moscow's military scrambling for answers. Along with the United States and its allies stopping the sale of microchips to Russia, the worldwide output of chips has seen a dramatic drop following the coronavirus pandemic. FOX's John Saucier speaks with Chris Miller, assistant professor of international history at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and author of 'CHIP WAR: The Fight for the World’s Most Critical Technology', about the mi...


America's Inflation Crisis Grows
Last Wednesday at 9:00 AM

Whether it's dining out, shopping, or even just driving around, Americans are having to change their habits to adjust to soaring inflation costs. With gas prices reaching a record-high, many Republicans are urging President Biden to incentivize oil production. Senator Todd Young (R-IN) joins the Rundown to discuss why he believes the President should ease regulations to combat surging inflation prices, why he believes the U.S. must provide aid to Ukraine, and how his bipartisan bill could lead to more manufacturing in the U.S. and less in China. On Tuesday, President Biden visited Buffalo to memorialize the victims o...


War On Ukraine: Mariupol Defenders Surrender After Weeks Of Resistance
Last Tuesday at 9:54 PM

More than two hundred and fifty Ukrainian troops were transported by pro-Russian forces out of Mariupol after ending their weeks of resistance to a siege that has devastated the port city. Ukrainian officials praised the troops bravery while President Putin had a rare opportunity to claim a victory. FOX's John Saucier speaks with FOX's Trey Yingst, in Kyiv, Ukraine, who says it is very unclear what will happen to those fighters now.Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://listen.foxaud.io/rundown?sid=fnr.podeve Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


A Primary Day That Could Shape The GOP
Last Tuesday at 9:00 AM

North Carolinians are heading to the polls today for their state’s primary as multiple Republican candidates for Senate are fighting for the nomination. First, Congressman Ted Budd, candidate for Senate in North Carolina, joined to discuss why he believes former President Trump’s endorsement has been so valuable for his campaign, what he accomplished in the House and what is driving voters in his state. Later, former North Carolina Governor and candidate for Senate a Pat McCrory joins to share why he believes independent voters in the state could boost him at the polls and how his time as gover...


War On Ukraine: Finland And Sweden To Join NATO
Last Monday at 9:54 PM

Both Finland and Sweden have announced that they are seeking membership into NATO and the treaty organization could fast track their formal applications. Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is not threatened by this expansion of NATO but warned against any sort of military build up in either of the countries. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Hugh Dugan, former US Delegate to the United Nations and served on the Trump administration's National Security Council, about the decision of the two Nordic countries to end decades of neutrality.Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://listen.foxaud...


In Pennsylvania, A Dead Heat For GOP Senate Nominee
Last Monday at 9:00 AM

With the Pennsylvania primary just one day away, GOP candidates for Senate are making their last campaign pushes across the Commonwealth. The latest Fox News polling suggests a tight race ahead of the May 17th primary, with Dr. Mehmet Oz, Kathy Barnette and David McCormick in a virtual dead heat. Businessman and GOP Pennsylvania Senate candidate David McCormick joins the Rundown to break down why he believes the undecideds will vote for him and how his upbringing in Pennsylvania inspired him to run for Senate. Later he explains the value of his military and business background and what he would...


After Her Son Was Murdered, A Judge Fights To Prevent The Next Tragedy
05/15/2022

Following the leak of the Supreme Court draft opinion that would apparently overturn Roe v. Wade, pro-choice activists have been conducting protests outside the homes of Supreme Court justices including Justice Samuel Alito, the author of the draft.  Republicans have condemned their actions, saying their intimidation of Justices is unethical and illegal. And while Democrats have voiced their support for the protesters, who they say are simply exercising their First Amendment rights, Senate Democrats did vote for a bipartisan bill that expands security protection to the immediate family members of the high court.However, the House has yet to act an...


From Washington: Fighting Inflation And A Baby Formula Shortage
05/15/2022

Inflation has been plaguing Americans over the past year, and President Biden has been struggling to find a remedy. Recently, the President has been focused on confirming his nominees for the Federal Reserve while also lowering costs of things such as prescription drugs and childcare. However, rising energy costs and supply chain disruptions to items such as baby formula have only added to the country's growing list of concerns.  FOX Business White House Correspondent Edward Lawrence explains how the White House is attempting to bring down gas prices, why the Fed keeps raising interest rates, and breaks down the baby formu...


Kathy Barnette On Her Campaign, Her Late Surge, And Her Critics
05/14/2022

The Pennsylvania primary will take place this Tuesday, with many looking closely at the GOP Senate race.For months, much of the focus has been on candidates Dr. Mehmet Oz and David McCormick, who have been the clear frontrunners.But in just the past few days, Kathy Barnette has surprised the political world as she has dramatically risen in the polls and created a virtual three-way tie.Earlier in the week, host Jessica Rosenthal spoke with political commentator Kathy Barnette about her late surge, what sets her apart from the other candidates and why she thinks she represents the MAGA...


From Washington - January 6th Committee: Subpoenas Have Been Served To Republican Lawmakers
05/14/2022

The House select committee on the January 6th riot issued subpoenas this week to five Republican congressmen, including Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, who have refused to cooperate with the investigation in the past. These lawmakers are suspects for having knowledge leading up to and including the event, and even activities related to the transfer of presidential power. FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram explains the weight of these subpoenas, shares what could happen given the members ignore the request, and tells listeners why this is such an unprecedented event to take place. The United States may have new allies soon, as...


War On Ukraine: The Rise And Rule Of Zelenskyy And Putin
05/13/2022

Both Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Russian President Vladimir Putin were born in Soviet Russia but their paths to leadership couldn't be more different. One man was an actor and the other was a spy and now they are presidents of two countries at war. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Rebekah Koffler, President of Doctrine & Strategy Consulting and author of "Putin’s Playbook: Russia’s Secret Plan to Defeat America", about both of the men leading these two countries in conflict.Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://listen.foxaud.io/rundown?sid=fnr.podeve Learn more ab...


Fmr U.S. Defense Secretary: "This Has Been A Complete Strategic Failure For Putin"
05/13/2022

This week, Former U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper released his book, “A Sacred Oath” which details his experiences working in the Trump administration and he has made headlines for some explosive allegations in his book about dysfunction in the Trump White House. Esper joins The Rundown to discuss his time in the Trump administration, his new memoir, how Russia’s war on Ukraine has been a strategic failure and why the rushed military pullout of Afghanistan has harmed the region now under Taliban rule. The United States has now marked more than 1 million Covid-related deaths, a statistic President Biden calls a...


War On Ukraine: Counter Offensive By Ukrainian Forces Nears Russian Border
05/12/2022

Ukrainian forces' counter attacks near the second largest city of Kharkiv are stopping Russian forces from taking it and are nearing the Russian border. Meanwhile, the first war crimes trial of a Russian soldier to be held as civilian bodies are still be uncovered in the suburbs of Kyiv. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with FOX's Trey Yingst, in Kyiv, Ukraine, about the fighting in Kharkiv and his recent trip to the surrounding areas of the capital.Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://listen.foxaud.io/rundown?sid=fnr.podeve Learn more about your ad choices. V...


Trump Endorsement To Be Tested Again In Pennsylvania
05/12/2022

The Pennsylvania primary will take place Tuesday, May 17th with many looking closely at the GOP Senate primary as recent polls show the race has narrowed down to a near tie between the three candidates: Dr. Mehmet Oz, David McCormick, and Kathy Barnette. The Keystone State represents an important Senate race for the GOP in the 2022 midterms. Political commentator Kathy Barnette has recently soared in the polls creating the three-way race. Barnette joins the Rundown to discuss her recent surge in the polls, what sets her apart from the other candidates and why she believes her campaign is resonating with...


War On Ukraine: Russian Dissident Acts Continue As Popular Activist Escapes The Country
05/11/2022

Anonymous hackers targeted Russia's satellite and cable television listings with anti-war messages replacing show titles. Also, the lead singer of an activist band heading to penal colony escapes Russia. FOX's John Saucier speaks with Amy Kellogg, FOX's Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, about various acts of defiance against Moscow and the daring escape of the popular activist.  Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://listen.foxaud.io/rundown?sid=fnr.podeve Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


A New Era Of Higher Gasoline Prices
05/11/2022

Gas prices hit a record high this week with Americans seeing an average of $4.37 for a gallon of gasoline. President Biden has continued to place blame on Russian President Vladimir Putin and the invasion of Ukraine for the increase in oil prices as Russian oil has been off limits. Phil Flynn, Senior Market Analyst with Price Futures Group and FOX Business Contributor, joins the Rundown to break down the causes of gasoline price hikes, why the Strategic Petroleum Reserve isn't large enough to be a viable solution, and why it could take a recession for Americans to stop paying high pr...


War On Ukraine: Countering The Russian Disinformation Campaign
05/10/2022

A cornerstone for Russian President Vladimir Putin's power since the beginning of his rule has been his use of disinformation and propaganda. This manipulation of the truth has only increased during the invasion of Ukraine. FOX's John Saucier speaks with Dr. Ivana Stradner, advisor to the Foundation for Defense of Democracies' Barish Center for Media Integrity, about the various ways Moscow keeps their citizens in the dark and what the United States can do to combat this.  Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://listen.foxaud.io/rundown?sid=fnr.podeveLearn more about your ad choices. Vi...


Reality Of War For Ukrainians, “Life Will Never Be The Same”
05/10/2022

May 9th marked the 74th day since Ukraine was invaded, as well as Russia's Victory Day celebration commemorating 77 years since Germany's defeat in World War II. Russian President Vladimir Putin used the celebration as a means to justify his attacks on Ukraine, once again trying to draw a comparison between Ukrainians to Nazis. FOX News Foreign Correspondent Alex Hogan spent six weeks in Ukraine covering the war. She joins the Rundown and shares some of her conversations with civilians who were affected by the devastating attacks, the status of Russian military progress and Putin's endgame, and the legacy left behind...


War On Ukraine: Putin Blends History And Propaganda In Holiday Speech
05/09/2022

Most of the world had speculated that Russian President Vladimir Putin would use his 'Victory Day' speech to announce an escalation in the invasion of Ukraine but that did not happen. Instead, the authoritarian leader continued to promote the idea that Ukraine is in the grips of a new Nazi threat. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Dr. Matthew Schmidt, University of New Haven Associate Professor of National Security and Political Science, about how Putin is mixing history and Russian nationalism in an attempt to garner support for the invasion. Click Here To Follow 'The FOX News Rundown: War On Ukraine'https://l...


Dr. Birx on COVID-19 Chaos: Where the White House and CDC Went Wrong
05/09/2022

As the U.S. enters year three of the COVID-19 pandemic, many states are experiencing a return to normalcy as mask mandates, social distancing, and working from home have become things of the past. However, after a tumultuous two years filled with fear, confusion, burn out and dealing with mixed messages from the White House and CDC, many Americans are hesitant to believe we're truly nearing the end of the pandemic. Former White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx joins the Rundown to discuss her new book "Silent Invasion: The Untold Story of the Trump Administration, Covid-19, and Preventing t...


"Fancy Like" Singer Walker Hayes On His Family, Music and Faith
05/08/2022

The country song "Fancy Like" became an instant hit after blowing up on Tik Tok. Country star Walker Hayes went on to write more hit songs and now he is the co-author of "Glad You're Here: Two Unlikely Friends Breaking Bread And Fences," a book he wrote with his best friend, Craig Allen Cooper. In the book, Hayes credits Cooper for leading him into the Church and guiding him down a path of sobriety.Walker also opens up about loss in his life, discussing what it was like for him to lose his daughter Oakley during childbirth. He explains that...


From Washington: Former President Trump's Pull On The Primaries
05/08/2022

This week, President Biden used the term "ultra MAGA" to highlight the differences between his administration's agenda and that of Republicans. The new language is notable as it highlights a trend among politicians using former President Trump as a marker of comparison or contrast in order to gain support from Americans. FOX News White House Correspondent, Peter Doocy joins to discuss the recent "MAGA" messaging, Press Secretary Jen Psaki's departure from the White House, and President Biden's travel plans for the Fall.As primary races continue to unfold across the country, Ohio became the most recent state to display promising re...


H.R. McMaster On How Russia Invaded Ukraine "With All The Wrong Assumptions"
05/07/2022

On Friday, Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy reiterated his offer for peace talks with President Vladimir Putin, on the condition that first Russian forces must exit Ukraine. The Ukrainian military have so far been successful in combating the Kremlin's military invasion, however there are major concerns of a potential shift in tactics as Russia's national Victory Day approaches.Former National Security Advisor under President Trump joined the Fox News Rundown to share the key factors in Russia's military failures thus far.Due to time limitations, we could not include all of the interview in our original segment. On the FOX News...


From Washington: The Opposing Sides To The SCOTUS Leak
05/07/2022

A full 98-page draft opinion from the Supreme Court written by Justice Samuel Alito to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision was leaked to Politico this week. The draft opinion calls to ban abortions federally, which would leave it to be a state-by-state issue. Democrats in the Senate plan a vote next week on federal protections for abortion access, and FOX News Congressional Correspondent Chad Pergram predicts the outcome and explains how the leak undermines the integrity of the court.On Tuesday, Russian forces began battling for control over the last pocket of resistance in Ukraine's besieged North-Western coast ci...


War On Ukraine: U.S. Aid To Ukraine Coming In The Form Of Arms And Intelligence
05/06/2022

As Western nations across the globe continue to provide military assistance to Ukraine as it defends itself from a Russia invasion, this past week it was reported that the United States has been providing Ukraine with real-time battlefield intelligence as well. This report could bring context to the reality that Ukrainian forces have recently eliminated major targets including a key Russian warship, Raptor boats as well as about 12 Russian generals. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with National Security Analyst and Fox News Contributor, Dr. Rebecca Grant about how the U.S. is bolstering Ukraine's defense efforts via supply arms, drones and...


The Fed Plan to Combat Inflation & What It Means for Your Wallet
05/06/2022

After months of battling soaring inflation, the Federal Reserve has pulled the trigger on raising interest rates — approving a substantial half-percentage-point rate increase earlier this week. As Americans face the largest interest rate hike that’s hit the U.S. since 2000, many wonder what the coming months could look like as economists talk of a potential recession. FOX Business's Gerri Willis joins the Rundown to discuss how recent interest rate spikes affect Americans’ day-to-day lives, why the current economy is benefiting the housing market, and the likelihood of a recession hitting the U.S. The path to success wasn't an easy on...


War On Ukraine: Growing Concerns As Russian Victory Day Looms
05/05/2022

May 9th marks Russia's Victory Day and many reports suggest Russian President Vladimir Putin may be planning a major announcement to intensify war efforts in Ukraine. Meanwhile, Ukraine continues to combat Russian invasion forces as they target new cities and regional targets within Ukraine. FOX's John Saucier speaks with Fox News Foreign Correspondent currently in Ukraine, Trey Yingst. He discusses what danger experts are forecasting ahead of Russian Victory Day, how the Putin's military has begun targeting key Ukrainian infrastructure and why this conflict shows few signs of ending soon.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


Could Supreme Court Leak Boost Democrats Ahead of Midterms?
05/05/2022

Protests and debates have sparked across the country after the leak of a draft opinion from the Supreme Court revealed Roe v. Wade could soon be overturned. Some Democrats have called for crafting legislation to codify abortion rights at the federal level, yet their slim majority in both houses of Congress makes the chances of this passing unlikely. The Biden administration must grapple with the aftermath of this leak as the economy lags and the influx of migrants at the southern border continues to surge. Democratic Congresswoman Elissa Slotkin serves Michigan’s 8th district and she joins the Rundown to di...


War On Ukraine: European Union Weighs Russian Oil Embargo
05/04/2022

On Wednesday, the European Union Commission President proposed the EU's latest and most severe sanctions against Russia, going as far as to pitch a ban on Russian oil imports. These sanctions aiming to punish Moscow's invasion of Ukraine have been met with mixed reactions from nations within the EU bloc, with major European power Germany coming out in support while Slovakia and Hungary have voiced concern given their nations' dependence on Russian oil. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Fox News Correspondent Lucas Tomlinson about the complications facing this EU proposal for a Russian oil embargo, the impact these sanctions could...


‘Exceptionally Unprecedented’: Shannon Bream On Roe v. Wade Leak
05/04/2022

For the first time in Supreme Court history, a confidential draft opinion has been leaked — one containing crucial information about the future of abortion rights in the United States. In this 98-page draft, Justice Samuel Alito writes that the 1973 landmark decision that set a precedent for women's right to an abortion was wrongly decided. If the Supreme Court does decide to strike down this precedent, control over abortion rights will fall to the states to dictate. Fox News Chief Legal Correspondent Shannon Bream joins the Rundown to discuss why this leak is unlike anything she’s seen in her fifteen year...


War On Ukraine: World Leaders Reach Out As Kremlin Plans Additional Annexation
05/03/2022

World leaders continue to reach out to both Ukraine and Russia as the Kremlin wages war on Ukraine, with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson offering words of support directly to Ukrainian parliament and Pope Francis sharing his attempts to reach out to Russian President Vladimir Putin to try to put an end to the war. These developments come on the heels of new reports from U.S. intelligence officials suggesting Russia is planning to annex even more Ukrainian territory. FOX's John Saucier speaks with Fox News Contributor and former CIA Station Chief Daniel Hoffman about what impact world leaders are...


Ohio Primary Tests The Power Of Trump’s Endorsement
05/03/2022

Primary day has arrived in Ohio, and polls show it's going to be a tight race between the Republican Senate candidates vying to go head-to-head against Democrat Tim Ryan in November. Many political analysts are eager to see how former President Trump's endorsement of candidate J.D. Vance impacts the election, as Vance took a lead in the polls after Trump announced his support. Fox News Radio Political Analyst Josh Kraushaar joins the Rundown to discuss how this election reveals the power Trump still has over the GOP, which candidates have had effective campaign strategies, and if a Democrat win in Ohio...


War On Ukraine: Russia's 'Hyperbolic Rhetoric' On Nuclear Threats
05/02/2022

Last week, the West once again heard warnings from Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, cautioning that the West supporting Ukraine with defensive equipment constitutes a 'proxy war' that could escalate this conflict to nuclear war. As these Russian nuclear threats continue, legislation in the U.S. Congress has been introduced to give the President authorization for use of military force if Russia utilizes weapons of mass destruction. FOX's Eben Brown speaks with Fox News National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin about why she believes the threats of nuclear conflict out of the Kremlin are 'hyperbolic' and nontypical of a nuclear power...