Bob Beckel on topic
Robert Gilliland Beckel (born November 15, 1948) is an American political analyst and pundit, and a former political operative. He is a former analyst and commentator on Fox News. He had previously been a commentator on Fox News where he co-hosted The Five until he was released in 2015 after being absent for several months while recovering from back surgery. After departing Fox News in 2015, Beckel became a commentator for CNN. On January 16, 2017, he returned to Fox News as a co-host of The Five. On May 19, 2017, Fox News announced Beckel was released again as a result of making a racist remark against another Fox News employee.