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Trump And Questions About His Future In The Spotlight at CPAC
CPAC, the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, starts today in Orlando, Florida. On Sunday, former President Trump will take the stage for his first public address since leaving office. Congressman Adam Kinzinger, an Illinois Republican, discusses what role the former President could play in the future and the blowback he received for criticizing Trump. Rep. Kinzinger also weighs in on what aspects of the Covid relief bill he supports and what he thinks the new administration should be doing in Afghanistan.
The Biden administration is facing backlash and being accused of hypocrisy following the decision to reopen a child migration detention facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas. The same facility was used in 2019 by the Trump administration, which received harsh criticism from then candidates, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, for putting kids in cages. The White House defending the decision to reopen the facility, saying that it was only temporary and is needed because of the Covid-19 pandemic. FOX News White House Correspondent Kristin Fisher explains why the White House is saying it's not the same as what the previous administration did. Deputy Director of the ACLU's National Immigrants' Rights Project, Lee Gelernt weighs in on the Biden administration's decision and what alternatives it has to house these migrant children.
Plus, commentary by syndicated columnist Cal Thomas.
Evening Edition: Getting Vaccines To Those In Conflict Zones
More than 100 countries still don't have access to a single dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. In the past week, the United Nations met virtually to address getting supplies to those countries. FOX's Alex Hogan speaks to Stéphane Dujarric, the Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, about how more developed countries can ensure that migrants, refugees, and those in low-income or conflict-ridden areas can get inoculated.
New Covid Strains Challenge The Vaccines
As the coronavirus vaccine rollout continues across the nation, Pfizer and Moderna are promising a surge of vaccine doses, but new Covid variants in the U.S. are raising more concerns about how effective the vaccine will be against the new strains. Dr. Marty Makary, professor of surgery and health policy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Fox News contributor discusses the new strains and if the vaccines can combat them.
Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic numbers seem to be finally heading in the right direction, as Congress continues work on another round of financial aid. Robert Wolf, former economic advisor for President Obama, founder of 32 Advisors and FOX News Contributor discusses the next stimulus package, the possibility of a $15 an hour minimum wage and why "You can't have economic health without public health."
Plus, commentary by FOX News Legal Analyst Gregg Jarrett.
Evening Edition: Declining COVID Cases & The Stock Market
As New York, California, and other states tout rollbacks of COVID-19 restrictions, Americans continue to wonder about the fate of the economy. FOX's Trey Yingst speaks to Chris Markowski, host of “Watchdog on Wall Street" about the difference between the Stock Market and the larger economy, the impact of stimulus checks, and the sectors that will thrive as the economy reopens.
How Will The DOJ Handle Hunter Biden, Big Tech And Trump?
U.S. Attorney General nominee Judge Merrick Garland was questioned by both sides during his Senate confirmation hearing on Monday. Judge Garland vowing to restore the Justice Department's independence from the White House while being grilled by Republicans on the Hunter Biden investigation, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's nursing home scandal and John Durham's Russia origins probe. Former assistant U.S. attorney and Fox News Contributor Andy McCarthy weighs in on the Judge Garland's hearing, if the DOJ can truly be independent of the White House and the recent Supreme Court decision on former President Trump's financial records.
What is often referred to as Gitmo, was opened months after the war on terror began following the deadly 9/11 attacks. The U.S. Military prison on an island off the coast of Cuba is filled with terrorist detainees who were captured in Afghanistan and elsewhere. Former President Obama transferred out many of the detained. Then, Former President Trump took over and it was status quo. Now with President Biden in office, he is renewing the push to close the Guantanamo Bay facility. Retired U.S. Army Major General Vinny Boles discusses Gitmo's complicated history, why the U.S. has not transferred a prisoner from there since 2008 and what hurdles the President could have trying to shut it down.
Plus, commentary by Robert Jeffress, Fox News contributor and pastor of the Dallas First Baptist Church.
Evening Edition: IAEA And Iran Agree To Nuclear Inspection Deal
Iranian officials are halting plans to expel weapons inspectors from their country as a stalemate continues on the nuclear deal. After meeting with the nation, the general director of the International Atomic Energy Agency says they reached a temporary understanding to allow the IAEA keep monitoring Iranian nuclear activities for up to three months. Yonat Friling, a senior Fox News field producer, explains the significance of this and other major international stories you may have missed over the past week.