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

6 monthes 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

6 monthes 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

6 monthes 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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