A $20 Minimum Wage? Consumers Should Brace For The Unintended Consequences

In a move that is generating anger in the small business community, California has moved forward with implementing a $20 an hour minimum wage for fast food employees. Mom-and-pop store owners have criticized the new law, arguing that it will force them to raise their rates to compete with the new standard in an already competitive market. Co-host of The Big Money Show on FOX Business Taylor Riggs joins the Rundown to explain how rising wages impact the economy, what small business owners face when laws change, and how the move could bring more stores to turn to artificial intelligence.

Havana Syndrome has caused hundreds of U.S. intelligence and State Department officials to fall ill with a debilitating brain injury with symptoms like blindness, extreme fatigue, and vertigo. In 2023, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence released a report saying it was “very unlikely” that these anomalies were attacked by a foreign adversary. Now 60 Minutes, in collaboration with The Insider and Der Spiegel, recently published a bombshell report laying out convincing evidence that an elite Russian intelligence unit may be tied to multiple attacks. FOX News Chief National Security Correspondent Jennifer Griffin joins the podcast to explain what new information has come to light about the origin of Havana Syndrome and why victims are feeling vindicated about the alleged Russian ties.

Plus, commentary from co-host of The Five and Democratic strategist Jessica Tarlov.