On October 7th, 1996 the Fox News Channel launched as a newcomer to the cable news industry, and 25 years later it has become the number one, highest-rated network in the industry. Co-host of Fox and Friends and host of “The Brian Kilmeade Show,” Brian Kilmeade joins to remember Fox News origins when he first joined in 1996 and to review how the channel’s early reporting on big events like the 2000 presidential election and the Iraq War established Fox News as a force in the television industry.
Later, he discusses how he began his show on Fox News Radio, the experience of covering several presidents and their administrations and the inspiration for his new book, “The President and The Freedom Fighter.”

As the Biden administration and Democrats in Congress try to come to an agreement on the stalled $3.5-trillion spending bill, one of the proposals in the Build Back Better plan is becoming quite controversial. The plan includes giving increased powers to the Internal Revenue Service to force banks to report customers’ accounts with $600 and up transactions. The state of Nebraska has already said it would not back the Biden administration’s plan that would give the IRS big government surveillance power over everyday American’s bank accounts if it were to pass. Nebraska State Treasurer John Murante joins today to discuss why his state will not comply.

Plus, commentary by FOX Nation host Tom Shillue.