Marc Thiessen blasted Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after the freshman Democrat celebrated Amazon's announcement it was turning back on its plans to build its second headquarters in New York City.
Martha MacCallum currently serves as the anchor of The Story With Martha MacCallum (weeknights 7PM/ET). She joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in January 2004 and is based in New York.
As the anchor of "The Story," MacCallum focuses on the stories that are most important to Americans with insight from top newsmakers and analysts. She previously anchored "The First 100 Days," which chronicled the beginning of President Donald Trump’s administration and, prior to joining the primetime lineup, she served as co-anchor of "America’s Newsroom" (weekdays 9-11AM/ET) alongside Bill Hemmer from 2010 to 2017.
During her tenure at FNC, MacCallum has played an integral role during the network’s presidential election coverage since 2004 as the lead reporter on exit poll data and key voting trends on primary nights. Most recently, she co-anchored extensive coverage of President Donald Trump’s inauguration alongside chief political anchor Bret Baier, which delivered the highest-rated inauguration coverage in network history, according to Nielsen. Throughout the 2016 election season, MacCallum co-moderated two Republican presidential primary debates alongside Bill Hemmer in Des Moines, IA and Cleveland, OH with the latter delivering 6.1 million total viewers and 1.2 million viewers in the 25-54 key demo and contributed to the network’s election night coverage during America’s Election Headquarterson November 8th, 2016 which garnered the network its highest-rated election night in history, averaging nearly 13 million viewers and 5 million in the key 25-54 demo from 8PM –3AM/ET.
MacCallum has also reported on a variety of nationaland international events for the network including the threat of ISIS, and the shooting of civilian Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. She has served as FNC’s lead anchor in London to report on the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child in 2013, as well as the Royal Wedding in 2011. Additionally, MacCallum has interviewed top newsmakers and political heavyweights, including: President Donald Trump, General David Petraeus, then-Republican presidential candidates Senator John McCain and Gov. Mitt Romney, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz, White House press secretary Josh Earnest and former First Lady Laura Bush.
Before FNC, MacCallum held a variety of positions at NBC from 1997 to 2003. She was co-anchor of CNBC’s Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David and was the anchor of CNBC’s Checkpoint, an evening news program focusing on the war against terror and the Iraq war. A frequent contributor to MSNBC’s The News with Brian Williams, NBC’s Today, NBC affiliates and CNBC World, MacCallum also created the series Inside the Business for Business Center. In 1997 and 2003, MacCallum was the recipient of the American Women in Radio and Television award for her reporting.
Before joining CNBC, MacCallum was an anchor and reporter for WBIS-TV (ION-31), a sports and business network in New York in 1996. Prior to that, she was a business correspondent at Wall Street Journal Television where sheanchored The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlookand Business USAfrom 1991-1996. She began her career as a reporter for Corporate Financemagazine.
MacCallum earned a B.A. in political science from St. Lawrence University.
Stories from Martha MacCallum
Pro-life author and speaker Daniel Ritchie said Monday that judging the value of a child's life because of irregularities he or she may have enters "dangerous territory."
Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday on "The Story" in the political battle over border security, the last thing Republicans need is to create a "war over the wall."
Newly-minted Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy made his debut as such on "The Story" on Thursday, in which he was asked about the raid on former Trump associate Roger Stone's Broward County home.
"Washington Times" columnist Charles Hurt said Wednesday on "The Story" that Sen. Elizabeth Warren's idea of a "wealth tax" and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' criticism of billionaires "undermines what's great about our country."
Michael Caputo, a longtime friend of Roger Stone and a former Trump campaign adviser, said the famous political insider has "no linkage" to WikiLeaks in regard to Hillary Clinton's hacked emails.
Former Rep. Trey Gowdy of South Carolina said the press' continued coverage of the confrontation between a Native American activist and a MAGA hat-wearing student is a "sad reflection on where we are politically and media-wise."
Tyrus ripped razor manufacturer Gillette for an ad targeting men and "toxic masculinity" while warning of the dangers of sexual harassment and the like.
Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska blasted left-wing groups for attacking Second Lady Karen Pence's decision to resume her teaching career at a Christian school in Washington.
Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), the former head of the Democratic National Committee, blasted President Trump and his demand for a border wall, claiming America "do[es] not have a border crisis."
Fox News senior analyst Brit Hume criticized Iowa Rep. Steve King (R) for asking how "white nationalism, white supremacist, [and] western civilization" became offensive terms, but warned journalists against throwing around the term "racist" with "abandon."
Rep. Dan Crenshaw questioned Monday whether the trip to Puerto Rico by congressional Democrats was a good decision amid the deadlock on border security.