Many fresh faces are set to arrive in Washington following the midterm elections as the incoming congressional freshman class prepares to take their seats in the House on January 3rd. For former Kansas City television anchor Mark Alford, the transition from sitting at the anchor desk to becoming the representative for Missouri’s 4th congressional district is proving to be a big one – but presents a “new adventure” he is “ready” to take on. Alford joins the Rundown to discuss why he’s confident Republicans are “going to get things done” in the House despite their slim majority, how he plans on using his broadcast communication skills in Washington, and what he most looks forward to as he steps into his new role.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many Americans are frustrated to find that the cost of putting together their holiday meal is more expensive than in years past. While inflation remains a contributing factor for the rise in prices, Pat LaFrieda explains that there’s more to the picture behind a turkey’s price tag. The CEO of Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors and author of “Glorious Beef” joins the Rundown to discuss what issues are impacting the food industry this holiday season, and why he left Wall Street to join his family’s business in the meat industry.
Plus, commentary from FOX News Contributor Joe Concha.