Fox News’ Shannon Bream Scraps Live Newscast From Scotus Due to ‘Volatile Mood’ Outside the Building

By A.J. Katz 

Fox News @ Night anchor Shannon Bream was set to lead her 11 p.m. nightly newscast live from the steps of the Supreme Court, but at the last second had to bail. Why? Protests broke out near her broadcast location as a result of President Trump’s decision to name D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh his nominee for the Scotus. If confirmed by the Senate, Kavanaugh, considered a conservative-leaning jurist, will replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, a man he once clerked for.

Bream, a trained attorney and Fox News Supreme Court correspondent (in addition to 11 p.m. anchor), tweeted she felt threatened at her broadcast spot.

Apparently the atmosphere was so charged that she and her production team decided to leave their location, and put on the show from the friendly confines of her Fox News studio: