Judge Andrew Napolitano said "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett faces serious exposure to prison time for his alleged hate crime hoax.
Bill Hemmer currently serves as co-anchor of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) America's Newsroom (weekdays 9am-noon ET) alongside Sandra Smith. Hemmer joined the network in 2005 and is based in New York.
As one of the network’s top breaking news anchors, Hemmer has provided extensive live coverage of several major stories throughout his 10+years at FNC. Most recently, Hemmer co-anchored live coverage alongside Shannon Bream of former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. In May 2017, Hemmer also sat down with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for a wide-ranging interview.
In 2016, he reported from France on the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris and provided live coverage of Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States by reporting from various locations in New York City and Philadelphia.
Previously, Hemmer reported live on the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, as well as the Fort Hoodmilitary base shooting in 2009. In 2005, Hemmer traveled to England to cover the repercussion of the London terrorist attack as well as to Baton Rouge, LA to report on Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Hemmer was also featured inthe special “FOX News Reporting: Timeline of Hurricane Katrina –10thAnniversary,” which took a look back at the damaging storm that centered in the Gulf Coast.
During his tenure at FNC, Hemmer has also contributed to the network’s coverage of the 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Recently on March 15th, 2016 during America’s Election Headquarters, FNC’s coverage of the primary races in the seven select states averaged over 5 million viewers, making it the highest-rated primary night in cable news history, according to Nielsen. In August 2015, Hemmer, alongside co-anchor Martha MacCallum moderated the Candidate forum as part of its Republican presidential primary debate coverage in Cleveland, OH. According to Nielsen, the debate averaged 6.1 million in total viewers and 1.2 million viewers in the 25-54 key demographic. Hemmer and MacCallum also co-moderated the 7PM/ET debate on January 28th in Des Moines, IA, just days before the first caucus of the 2016 election.
In addition to monitoring election night results on the signature “Bill Board,” he has also reported from the political conventions, and the campaign trail where he interviewed Then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2012 and then-Senator Barack Obama in 2008. Additionally, Hemmer hosted FNC’s New Year’s Eve coverage live from Time Square in New York City from 2006to 2014.
Prior to joining FNC, Hemmer served as co-anchor of American Morningand anchor of both CNN Live Today and CNN Tonight.
A recipient of several awards and honors, including an Emmy Award in 1996, Hemmer began his career as a weekend sports anchor for WCPO-TV (CBS9) in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He earned a B.A. in broadcast journalism from Miami University in Ohio.
Stories from Bill Hemmer
Sean Spicer ripped former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for "salacious" claims about President Trump during his whirlwind media tour.
Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz said Monday on "America's Newsroom" that he believes Andrew McCabe and Rod Rosenstein were searching for a way to remove President Trump from office.
Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Monday that former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe should have sought the removal of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who proposed wearing a wire to record President Trump.
Wallace predicted that the national emergency will be challenged in Congress under the National Emergencies Act.
Former CKE Restaurants chief Andrew Puzder said Thursday that the Green New Deal legislation is not a "new" form of socialism, but just a current version of programs instituted in the former Soviet Union.
Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) slammed Andrew McCabe after the former FBI deputy director detailed the central role he played in the bureau's Russia probe and the eventual appointment of a special counsel.
Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho) on Wednesday echoed statements from Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) by confirming that he has seen no direct evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.
Steve Hilton said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's proposed Green New Deal is "seriously bad policy," and he predicted it will be "the gift that keeps on giving" for President Trump and Republicans.
The commissioner of Texas' Department of Agriculture touted the effectiveness of a border wall ahead of President Trump's 2020 campaign rally in the city of El Paso.
Rep. Peter King slammed Rep. Ilhan Omar, saying it was "absolutely shameful" for the freshman Democrat from Minnesota to accuse a prominent lobbying group of paying members of Congress to support Israel.
"Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's much-touted "Green New Deal" is "totally unrealistic," and he said many top Democrats are only "paying lip service" in their responses to the proposal.