close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 12 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Abraham Lincoln’s birthday, Feb. 12, kicks off this year’s Presidents Day weekend. It comes at a time when Lincoln and other American icons are under attack. In parts of our country, statues of Lincoln, Washington, Jefferson, and others have been toppled or defaced. A New York Times columnist has insisted that "even George Washington" statues must be removed since he was a slave owner. Last month, the San Francisco school board voted to strip the names of dozens of historical figures, Lincoln included, from area schools. One board member explained that the action was a "moral message." It makes you wonder: Will Presidents Day be the next to go? GUTFELD ON THE LEFT USING CANCEL CULTURE TO SILENCE OPPOSITION Let’s take a minute this weekend to recall why we need those old heroes. Let’s … [Read more...] about John Cribb: Is Presidents Day next on cancel culture’s hitlist?
John Durham will remain as special counsel overseeing an investigation into the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, a Justice Department spokesman told the Daily Caller News Foundation after Durham announced his planned resignation on Friday as U.S. attorney for Connecticut. Durham announced that he will leave the post at midnight Sunday. The Justice Department also created a page on the agency’s website dedicated to Durham’s investigation, much as it did during the special counsel probe led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller into the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia. (RELATED: Barr Taps John Durham To Serve As Special Counsel) Durham is one of dozens of federal prosecutors resigning from office at the request of President Joe Biden. Like many of his predecessors, Biden sought resignations to appoint his own nominees to the Senate-confirmed positions. It was reported earlier this month that Biden planned to allow Durham to remain with the Justice … [Read more...] about John Durham To Step Down As US Attorney, Will Continue Investigation Origins Of ‘Russiagate’
Indigenous groups are putting pressure on senators with billboards posted in multiple states urging them to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland Deb Haaland OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden returns to Obama-era greenhouse gas calculation | House passes major public lands package | Biden administration won't defend Trump-era relaxation of bird protections Indigenous groups post billboards urging senators to confirm Deb Haaland The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by The AIDS Institute - Senate ref axes minimum wage, House votes today on relief bill MORE (D-N.M.) to lead the Interior Department. The billboards have gone up in West Virginia, Wyoming, Montana and South Dakota, home of Sens. Joe Manchin Joseph (Joe) Manchin House Democrats pass sweeping .9T COVID-19 relief bill with minimum wage hike Democrats scramble to rescue minimum wage hike White House noncommittal on 'Plan B' push to add wage increase to relief bill MORE (D), John Barrasso John … [Read more...] about Indigenous groups post billboards urging senators to confirm Deb Haaland
President Biden Joe Biden House Democrats pass sweeping .9T COVID-19 relief bill with minimum wage hike Biden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president More than 300 charged in connection to Capitol riot MORE is set to travel to Houston Friday to meet with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and local leaders after a rare bout of severe winter weather left dozens dead and millions without power for multiple days. The visit will mark Biden’s third official trip as president and his first to a disaster-stricken area. In addition to addressing the storm response, he’s also expected to visit a facility distributing COVID-19 vaccines. The White House says Biden will spend much of the day with Abbott, who has faced significant criticism for how the state handled the storm. More than 4 million people were without power for days as temperatures plunged below freezing and many were eventually left without water as well. Louisiana and Oklahoma suffered significant … [Read more...] about Biden turns focus to winter storm with Texas trip
President Biden Joe Biden House Democrats pass sweeping .9T COVID-19 relief bill with minimum wage hike Biden to hold virtual bilateral meeting with Mexican president More than 300 charged in connection to Capitol riot MORE spent Friday in Texas receiving a briefing on the recent winter storm and surveying a local food bank, pledging to help the state recover from the effects of harsh weather and power outages. "Our prayers are with you in the aftermath of this winter storm," Biden said in remarks at NRG Stadium in Houston. "We will be true partners to help you recovery and rebuild from these storms and this pandemic and this economic crisis. We are in for the long haul." Biden spent most of the day with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and was briefed on ongoing recovery efforts at the Harris County Emergency Operations Center. Biden was told of ongoing efforts to repair water systems in Harris County, where 57,000 residents remain under boil water notices. … [Read more...] about Biden pledges support for Texas amid recovery from winter storm