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Thousands Protest To Protect Mueller Investigation After DOJ Shakeup

10 days 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

10 days 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

10 days 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

10 days 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

10 days 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?

10 days 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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Republican Rick Scott Wins Florida Senate Race

Republican Rick Scott Wins Florida Senate Race

Ultimately, even a hand recount didn't shift the final margin of the race too much. Scott's win means Republicans have picked up two Senate seats even as the GOP lost... Read more ...

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Formally Ousts Democrat Bill Nelson After Recounts

Florida Gov. Rick Scott Formally Ousts Democrat Bill Nelson After Recounts

Neither the machine recount nor the manual recount of “overvotes” and “undervotes” appreciably changed the final margin of 12,000 votes. Read more ...

Trump Says Of Midterm Losses, 'My Name Wasn't On The Ballot'

Trump Says Of Midterm Losses, 'My Name Wasn't On The Ballot'

President Trump refused to admit any defeat in the midterm elections but in a rare move, acknowledged he made a mistake, and should have visited Arlington Cemetery on Veterans... Read more ...

Trump Tells Fox News He 'Didn't Know' About Matt Whitaker's Past Criticism...

Trump Tells Fox News He 'Didn't Know' About Matt Whitaker's Past Criticism Of Mueller Probe

The president said the acting attorney general will decide whether the Russia probe continues. Read more ...

Florida Recount Deadline Approaches; Scott Calls On Nelson To Concede

Florida Recount Deadline Approaches; Scott Calls On Nelson To Concede

Results from a hand recount of votes are not expected to significantly change the dynamic of the contested Senate race, where Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads Democratic Sen... Read more ...

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida's Governor's Race To Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida's Governor's Race To Ron DeSantis

Keeping Florida in the GOP column is a highlight for Republicans this year. While Republicans held onto the Senate, Democrats flipped the House and made major gains in the... Read more ...

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

The announcement comes after a week and a half of uncertainty over a recount. Read more ...

Sotomayor To Kavanaugh: Welcome To The Supreme Court 'Family'

Sotomayor To Kavanaugh: Welcome To The Supreme Court 'Family'

"The nine of us are now a family and we're a family with each of us our own burdens," she told CNN's David Axelrod. Read more ...

Kansas Governor Calls On County Official To Resign Over 'Master Race' Comment

Kansas Governor Calls On County Official To Resign Over 'Master Race' Comment

Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp made the remark to a black city planner at a public meeting last week. Read more ...

Barack Obama Makes Surprise Appearance During Michelle's Book Tour

Barack Obama Makes Surprise Appearance During Michelle's Book Tour

The former president compared his cameo to Jay-Z coming on stage during a Beyoncé concert. Read more ...