This program is about 1 hour long
(White House: Major Garrett)Photo of Clinton’s swearing in ceremony shown. Late confirmation said causing Clinton to miss crucial meeting with military leaders who were ordered to provide safe plan of withdrawal of combat troops from Iraq, by President Obama.
(Studio, White House: Shepard Smith, Major Garrett)Other important meeting for President with economic advisors except new Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner described. Open House noted; video of reception line with President and Michelle Obama shown.
(DC: Catherine Herridge) Khalid Sheik Mohammad’s situation and possible trial for crimes other than those of September 11, 2001 considered.
(Studio, DC: Shepard Smith, Catherine Herridge) Categorization of detainees by President Obama’ orders outlined. Ali Al-Marri’s position in relation to these orders noted.
(Capitol: Brian Wilson)Geithner’s appearance before committee described. [GEITHNER – says error was not the fault of Turbotax.] Eric Holder’s nomination as Attorney General said on hold.
(Studio, Capitol: Shepard Smith, Brian Wilson)Effect on confirmations of Holder’s position that water boarding is torture discussed.
(Sarasota, FL: Steve Harrigan) Search for Arthur Nadel by Sheriff, SEC and FBI explained. [Sarasota Police Captain Bill SPITTLER – describes conversation with one of Nadel’s clients. YMCA losses on investments with Nadel noted.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) New York accounting firm town meeting for questions by victims of Bernard Madoff reported. [Madoff victimS Joan SCHULMAN, JOANNE – comments on responsibility of SEC, and amount of money they lost.] Madoff’s business partner Robert Jaffe’s failure to show up in Boston courtroom stated.
(Boston :Molly Line)Jaffe’s lawyers reported fighting subpoena. Jaffe being only a witness noted.
(Studio, Boston: Shepard Smith, Molly Line)Expansion of investigation in Madoff scandal discussed. Marsha Cohen named as a witness.
(Chicago: Steve Brown)Blagojevich defense team’s failure to meet deadline for plans to defend himself at impeachment trial noted. Blagojevich layer Ed Genson quoted saying it would be stupid to present defense at impeachment trial. FBI case and wiretapping of Governor Blagojevich’s brother detailed.
(Studio: Tracy Byrnes)Explanation of why much of money may not be spent right away given.
(Studio: Shepard Smith, Tracy Byrnes)Tax cuts said disappearing from stimulus bill. Republican leaders reported asking for meeting with President to ask that tax cuts be protected. Likelihood of bill passing before President’s day weekend and of what is happening to second half of bailout bill TARP considered.
(New York: Eric Shawn)Speculations re: her withdrawing from consideration for appointment to New York Senate seat vacated by Hillary Clinton by Governor David Patterson given. Expected press release anticipated. Robert Kennedy’s leaving her apartment mentioned.
(Studio: Shepard Smith) [On Phone: “New York Post” reporter Fredric DICKER – discusses situation, names Maggie Haberman as partner on story; speculates on Andrew Cuomo.]
(Jerusalem: Reena Ninan)Reactions to appointment of George Mitchell by Palestinians and Israelis discussed.
(Pentagon: Jennifer Griffin)Crisp salute of President Obama said to please military and contrasted with that of former President Clinton.
(Studio, Pentagon: Shepard Smith, Jennifer Griffin)Tough issues President will face with military including “Don’t ask don’t tell” policy, withdrawal from Iraq noted.
(Studio: Shepard Smith)FoxNews.com/100Days website for tracking President Obama’s progress announced.
(Studio, On Phone: Shepard Smith, Major Garrett)Report on second Oath given.