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Maryland goes to court to challenge Trump's attorney general pick

27 days ago   |   By Politicus USA

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, saying the president overstepped his constitutional authority and broke federal law.
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Ken Starr: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Appointment Is Lawful

27 days ago   |   By FOX News

Some legal experts - including Fox News' Judge Andrew Napolitano - have said acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unlawful, but former independent counsel Ken Starr disagrees.
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Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

Maryland Says Matthew Whitaker Appointment As Acting Attorney General Is Unlawful

28 days ago   |   By NPR

As part of an ongoing lawsuit over the Affordable Care Act, Maryland requested a preliminary injunction that would declare Rod Rosenstein the acting attorney general instead. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Trump To Meet With 'Chuck And Nancy.' Expectations Are Low

Trump To Meet With 'Chuck And Nancy.' Expectations Are Low

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Kevin McCarthy Says Democrats Shouldn't Spend A Lot Of Time Investigating Trump

Kevin McCarthy Says Democrats Shouldn't Spend A Lot Of Time Investigating Trump

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Kavanaugh Joins More Liberal Judges in High-Profile Decision

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Don Lemon Fact-Checks Donald Trump's 'Flat-Out Lie' About Barack Obama's...

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