The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s niece reacted to accusations that President Trump is a "racist" for speaking in an off-color manner about third world countries.
Leland Vittert currently serves as a correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in Washington, D.C., and co-anchor of America’s News Headquarters (Saturdays at 12PM/ET, Sundays at 1PM/ET). Vittert joined the network in 2010.
Most recently in September 2017, Vittert presented an exclusive interview with then-Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, where Price made news that he would halt taxpayer-funded travel on private jets until an internal review was completed.
Throughout his tenure, Vittert has reported live on top stories including the death of unarmed adult Freddie Gray and the protests that followed in Baltimore, MD. Previously, as a foreign correspondent for the network based in Jerusalem, he covered top international stories including the mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya, the Ghouta chemical attack in Syria in 2013 and the massive unrest and violent protests from Cairo, Egypt and Benghazi, Libya. Additionally, he reported live on the on-going tension in the Middle East from the southwestern region in Israel and Jerusalem.
Prior to joining FNC, Vittert anchored the weekend news at KDVR-TV (FOX 31) in Denver, CO and was a reporter for WFTV-TV (ABC 9) in Orlando, FL. He also worked at other national news stations, including KATV-TV (ABC 7) in Little Rock, AR, KNWA-TV (NBC 50) in Fayetteville, AR, and WMTV-TV (NBC 15) in Madison, WI. He began his reporting career as an intern at KTVI-TV (FOX 2) in St. Louis, MO.
The recipient of an Emmy nomination in 2006 for his coverage of Officer Bishop's clearing in Orlando, FL, Vittert graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in broadcast journalism and spent a year abroad at the London School of Economics.
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Family members of 42-year-old filmmaker and humanitarian Jesse Phinney are raising questions about his death last month while he was in custody in the Philippines.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Sunday warned that 2018 will be a year of "extreme danger" as the United States faces mounting tensions with North Korea and Iran.
A Florida Republican congressman said this week that the Justice Department may need a "purging" to get rid of those officials who have been operating in a political manner.
New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara says he was fined $6,079 by the NFL for his decision to wear Christmas-themed red cleats in last Sunday's game.
Campus Reform reporter Cabot Phillips released the outlet's five craziest stories from college campuses in 2017.
Rep. Ron DeSantis said on "Fox & Friends" that Congress will get to the bottom of how the FBI used the infamous Trump-Russia dossier.
Santa Claus and his friends took part in an annual Washington tradition this weekend, as they took to the water for some cold-weather fun.
A Susquehanna Valley radio host said praised the pending passage of the Republican tax reform plan, in spite of Democrats using their "old playbook" to stop it.
As he prepared to depart for Camp David for the weekend, President Trump reacted to the Republican tax plan passing the necessary vote threshold.
Ben Shapiro said new revelations about an FBI agent involved in politically sensitive cases - including the investigations into Hillary Clinton's private email server and possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia - make it clear once again that the bureau has biases.
President Donald Trump spoke at a rally in Alabama on Friday night, endorsing incumbent Sen. Luther Strange in the state's Republican primary runoff for the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions.