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.