A war veteran and former top Democrat in Pennsylvania defended the Facebook posts that ultimately led to his resignation Tuesday on "Fox & Friends First."
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
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.
Protesters at the University of Texas were caught on camera ripping apart signs made by supporters of Brett Kavanaugh during an on-campus clash.
An adorable rescue pooch has become the world's first ice-skating dog.
A children's book author is using Colin Kaepernick as a role model for children, kneeling beside a cardboard cutout of the former NFL quarterback while she read her new book on "whiteness."
As Hurricane Florence pounds the North and South Carolina coasts, a Wilmington, North Carolina, resident joined "Fox & Friends First" to explain why he decided to ignore mandatory evacuation orders.
A Democratic candidate for Congress in Illinois is facing heavy criticism for comparing President Donald Trump to Usama bin Laden.
A recent poll found that few Americans support the sentiment of those on the far-left to abolish the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency.
New Jersey Republican U.S. Senate candidate Bob Hugin said Friday on "Fox & Friends First" that it's time for comprehensive immigration reform, while also putting an end to sanctuary cities and securing the Mexican border.
A West Virginia coal worker praised President Donald Trump for his plan to ease Obama-era climate restrictions on coal-burning power plants.