Byron York Biography
Byron York is a media personality serving as a Fox News contributor. He is also the chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner since 2009. Previously, he was a White House correspondent for National Review.
Byron York Age
York is 65 years old. He was born on December 5, 1955 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States.
Byron York Height
He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall.
Byron York Nationality
He is American by nationality.
Byron York Education
In 1974, Byron graduated from Vestavia Hills High School, Vestavia Hills, AL. He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa in 1977 as well as an M.A. from the University of Chicago.
Byron York Parents
His parents are; Tom York, a television personality from Birmingham, Alabama and Helen Hamilton. His mother was born in born 1929. He also has a nephew, Park MacDougald, a Washington Examiner’s Life and Arts editor.
Byron York Wife
Despite Byron being a longtime television personality, he has managed to keep his love life private. It is therefore unknown whether he is married, single or in a relationship. It is also not known whether he has kids or not.
He lives in Washington, DC.
Byron York Fox News
York is a Fox News contributor. He is also the chief political correspondent for the Washington Examiner since 2009. Previously, he was a White House correspondent for National Review. Byron is also a syndicated columnist. Before working for National Review, he was a news producer at CNN Headline News and an investigative reporter for The American Spectator.
Additionally, York has written for The Atlantic, The Hill, The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard and the New York Post. He has also appeared on programs such as Meet the Press, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, The O’Reilly Factor, Meet the Press, Special Report, The Laura Ingraham Show and Hardball with Chris Matthews, and has contributed occasional commentaries to National Public Radio. For a brief period in 2005 he was a contributing blogger at The Huffington Post. He has taken part in discussions with other media personalities at BloggingHeads.tv.
Byron York Views
In 2001, York criticized President Clinton’s pardon of Susan McDougal, who had served three months in prison related to her involvement in the Whitewater scandal. He also posited a plot by the Democratic Party to “take down” President George W. Bush in his book, The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy in 2005.
In 2007, he called on President Bush to give a full pardon to Scooter Libby who was sentenced to prison for obstruction of justice, perjury and making false statements in the Plame affair.
Additionally, In 2010 York wrote an op-ed titled “Obama has himself to blame for Muslim problem.” It argued that President Obama had himself to blame for the widespread misconception that he was Muslim. In February 2019, he also argued that the attempt by the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives to compel the release of President Trump’s tax returns amounted to the “ultimate fishing expedition.”
In 2020, during the George Floyd protests against racism and police brutality, Byron criticized a statement by former President George W. Bush which said it was “time for America to examine our tragic failures.” York said it was “remarkable” that Bush “almost completely ignored riots, violence.”
Byron York Books
He is the author of the following books;
- The Vast Left Wing Conspiracy: The Untold Story of How Democratic Operatives, Eccentric Billionaires, Liberal Activists and Assorted Celebrities Tried to Bring Down a President – and Why They’ll Try Even Harder Next Time (2005).
- Obsession Lib/E (2020).
- Obsession: Inside the Washington Establishment’s Never-Ending War on Trump (2020).
Byron York Salary
His exact salary is under review.
Byron York Net Worth
York has an estimated net worth of $7 million.
Byron York Instagram
He does not have an Instagram account.
Byron York Twitter
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