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 prices at the pump.

U.S. law enforcement has tightened security for Supreme Court justices following abortion rights activists protesting outside the homes of justices. The temperature of the abortion rights debate has risen in Washington as Democrats attempt to codify Roe v. Wade and Senate Minority Leader McConnell recently floated the possibility of a national abortion ban. Polling shows that many in the nation are divided on this issue, but could it swing voters this November? Tom Bevan is the co-founder and president of RealClearPolitics and he joins the podcast to breakdown the complicated aspects of the abortion rights issue and forecast its impact on the 2022 midterms.

Plus, commentary by Fox Nation host Tammy Bruce.