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Thousands Protest To Protect Mueller Investigation After DOJ Shakeup

4 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The demonstrations follow President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general who may seek to end the special counsel's Russia probe.
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Matthew Whitaker's First Act As Acting Attorney General is to Argue Trump Has Right to Limit Asylum

Matthew Whitaker's First Act As Acting Attorney General is to Argue Trump Has Right to Limit Asylum

4 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

“Consistent with our immigration laws, the President has the broad authority to suspend or restrict the entry of aliens into the United States if he determines it to be in the national interest to do so,” read a statement from Whitaker and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
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Matthew Whitaker's Appointment as Acting Attorney General Is Illegal

4 monthes ago   |   By Slate

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump appointed Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general after forcing Attorney General Jeff Sessions out. Whitaker, who served as Sessions' chief of state, will now reportedly oversee Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election-a probe he has publicly criticized and seems poised to seek to restrain. It is not entirely clear, however, that Whitaker's appointment is actually legal. That's a problem for Trump because any federal criminal defendant could challenge Whitaker's authority to prosecute him. There are three main...
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Acting A.G. in 2017: ‘No collusion' between Russia and Trump campaign

4 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker claimed last year that there was “no collusion” between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign - his most direct pushback against special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. “The truth is, there was no collusion with the Russians and the Trump campaign,” Whitaker said during a radio interview with “The Wilkow Majority Show” on June 21, 2017. “There was interference by the Russians into the election, but that is not the collusion with the campaign and that is where the left seems to be just combining those two issues.” Whitaker was...
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WATCH: Attorney General Jeff Sessions out

4 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Matthew Whitaker, a critic of the Mueller probe, steps in as acting attorney general.
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Who Is Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker?

4 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is a former Iowa Hawkeyes football player, a longtime attorney and rapidly rising inside the GOP. He has taken over for ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Mueller: No Collusion Evidence; Unclear on Obstruction

Mueller: No Collusion Evidence; Unclear on Obstruction

It has arrived: Attorney General William Barr delivered a four-page letter Sunday to Congress summarizing the central findings of the Mueller probe, the New York Times reports... Read more ...

Trump aides want payback after Mueller finds no collusion

Trump aides want payback after Mueller finds no collusion

President Donald Trump's top aides went on the attack Monday morning in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller's finding that there was no collusion between Trump's... Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway says Adam Schiff 'ought to resign today'

Kellyanne Conway says Adam Schiff 'ought to resign today'

Kellyanne Conway on Monday said that House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff “ought to resign today” over his insistence during the Russia investigation that there was “plenty... Read more ...

Trump Issues Defiant Tweet Over Mueller Report

Trump Issues Defiant Tweet Over Mueller Report

President Trump is already crowing about the Mueller report. "No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION. KEEP AMERICA GREAT!" he tweeted. Robert Mueller... Read more ...

Gillibrand goads Trump with speech in front of New York hotel

Gillibrand goads Trump with speech in front of New York hotel

NEW YORK - Kirsten Gillibrand wants to be the most anti-Trump candidate running for president in 2020, and she took her campaign to one of Donald Trump's gilded front doors to... Read more ...

Barr Scours the Mueller Report With Advisers

Barr Scours the Mueller Report With Advisers

Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers Saturday, deciding how much Congress... Read more ...

Democrats now have to beat Trump the old-fashioned way

Democrats now have to beat Trump the old-fashioned way

Democrats were never relying on putting the Russia investigation at the center of their presidential campaigns. But the freedom to rebrand President Donald Trump as a criminal... Read more ...

Jokes About Michael Avenatti Abound After Extortion And Fraud Charges

Jokes About Michael Avenatti Abound After Extortion And Fraud Charges

Right-wingers like Donald Trump Jr. went on a tear against the lawyer and foe of the president. Read more ...

Dems demand Trump abide by Paris climate deal

Dems demand Trump abide by Paris climate deal

House Democrats are planning to introduce a climate change proposal this week that will demand the United States live up to its commitments under the Paris Climate Accord... Read more ...

Trump campaign urges networks to challenge top Trump detractors

Trump campaign urges networks to challenge top Trump detractors

President Donald Trump's campaign on Monday urged major news networks to not allow on their shows several people, including Democratic lawmakers, who have been critical of the... Read more ...