A U.S. Attorney in Texas said Wednesday on "America's Newsroom" said there is an "absolute catastrophe" unfolding on the southern border.
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
The Mueller report will do nothing but "further entrench" opinions already held about the Russia probe, according to Fox News contributor and former congressman Trey Gowdy.
Just one day before the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report, Rep. Peter King said he expects that Democrats will "hang their hat" on allegations that President Trump obstructed justice.
Alan Dershowitz called out the "double standard" he's seeing from House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler and other Democrats in advance of the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.
Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy said some of his colleagues on the Democratic side were outraged over the four-page summary Attorney General William Barr released earlier this month pertaining to the Mueller report.
Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) said Friday on "America's Newsroom" that Attorney General William Barr does not deserve to be attacked by Democrats who are disappointed with the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller.
Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett praised Attorney General William Barr for his performance during a House hearing on Tuesday.
Jason Chaffetz said Attorney General William Barr's testimony before a congressional subcommittee on Tuesday undercut Democrats' claims about his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.
Fox News contributor Donna Brazile, a former DNC chairwoman, said Joe Biden is an "honorable and decent human being" who is "owning his mistakes" when it comes to improperly touching other people.
Ken Starr said House Democrats have declared "all-out war" on President Trump by authorizing subpoenas to obtain the full Mueller report and by continuing their push for Trump's tax records.
Fox Business anchor Charles Payne said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) is the "de facto leader" of her party, adding that that many top caucus members suddenly jumped on board with her Green New Deal.
Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe said the left's reactions to the misconduct allegations against Joe Biden show how "disingenuous" they are when it comes to the #MeToo Movement.