FOX News Radio’s National Correspondent Jared Halpern along with a team of FOX News reporters & contributors look at the week that was inside the beltway.


As the government shutdown continues over funding for the wall on the Southern border, President Trump raised the possibility of declaring a national emergency.  FOX’s Senior Capitol Hill Producer, Chad Pergram, discusses the countless furloughed federal employees as the shutdown becomes the longest in U.S. history.

On Thursday, President Trump spent his day on the U.S. – Mexico border in the Rio Grande Valley, near one of the busiest border crossings in the country. Jared stopped by FOX News Radio affiliate KURV in McAllen, TX and sat down with hosts of the Valley’s Morning News, Sergio Sanchez and Tim Sullivan.

The President’s pick to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, William Barr, will face tough confirmation hearings next week as rumors swirl that Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein is planning an exit from the Justice Department in the coming weeks. FOX’s Justice Department Producer, Jake Gibson sat down with FOX’s Washington Correspondent, Rachel Sutherland to discuss.

Democrats are beginning to throw their hat in the ring for the 2020 Presidential election, hoping to be their party’s pick.  FOX News Politics Editor, Chris Stirewalt says it may be difficult for candidates to make a splash, thanks to a busy primary schedule.

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