A former Missouri substitute teacher is fighting to clear his name after being dismissed from his position for bullying students who refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.
Rob Schmitt is the co-host of Fox & Friends First, weekdays from 5:00-6:00am ET on Fox News Channel (FNC).
Schmitt joined the network in June 2016 as a weekend news anchor and general assignment reporter.
Prior to joining FNC, he was an anchor for WNBC-TV (NBC 4) in New York, helming the 12 Noon News while also contributing reports to the 5 and 6pm newscasts.
Before joining WNBC, Schmitt worked as an anchor and reporter for CBS2/KCAL9 (CBS) in Los Angeles and began his career at WPLG-TV (ABC) in Miami.
A native of Indiana, Schmitt received a B.A. from the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism at Indiana University.
Stories from Rob Schmitt
Nigel Farage said the weekend violence in Paris over a planned gas tax hike is a sign of the disconnect between France's elites and ordinary people.
Monday and Tuesday's ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts had zero mentions of border agents' use of tear gas during the Obama administration, according to the Media Research Center.
Republican National Committee spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said the Democratic Party took a "shellacking" in the midterm election, despite the fact they seized control of the House.
Former Utah congressman and Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz said Rep. Nancy Pelosi will be House Speaker if the Democrats retake the House.
A man whose parents emigrated to California in the 1970s is seeking to become the first Muslim Republican in Congress, attempting to unseat a Democratic Rep. Scott Peters.
A New York City woman is going viral for her response to an NBC reporter who questioned her t-shirt that read "Stand for the flag, kneel for the cross."
A professor at a public university in Georgia offered extra credit to students if they attended a rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams.
A war veteran and former top Democrat in Pennsylvania defended the Facebook posts that ultimately led to his resignation Tuesday on "Fox & Friends First."
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced this week that mandatory placards detailing immigrants’ rights will be displayed in police squad cars, and now some officers are pushing back.
Kristin Tate said Thursday that former Attorney General Eric Holder's apparent call for incivility against Republicans is "the new norm on the left."
Graham Allen asked Wednesday why no questions were raised leading up to the halftime performance in Mississippi during which students depicted holding a police officer at gunpoint.