Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate
Thursday, 8 November 2018 () President Donald Trump's pick for acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, is a close friend of Trump's 2016 election campaign co-chair, and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign.
According to Reuters, officials said that Matt Whitaker, President Donald Trump's pick for acting attorney, would make his relationship with the president unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into Trump’s 2016 election campaign. Matthew Whitaker, named on Wednesday to...
The state of Maryland launched a court challenge on Tuesday to the legality of President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general. The state saying the president..
A day after the midterm elections, President Donald Trump replaced outgoing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Justice Department lawyer Matthew Whitaker.... PolitiFact - WorldAlso reported by •The News Articles •Mediaite •Reuters •Firstpost
President Trump on Friday shot down calls for his new Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation,... FOXNews.com - PoliticsAlso reported by •Seattle Times •USATODAY.com
President Donald Trump is calling acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker "a very highly respected man" as he faces criticism about his appointment to replace Jeff... Newsmax - PoliticsAlso reported by •The News Articles •New Zealand Herald •Mediaite
By David Morgan and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trump's appointment of a new... Firstpost - WorldAlso reported by •Reuters
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bob RT @rgoodlaw: Item 1: Looks like Whitaker served as something like an informal adviser to Trump campaign. National Co-Chair Sam Clovis said… 5 hours ago