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Thousands Protest To Protect Mueller Investigation After DOJ Shakeup

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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?

2 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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Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

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Trump's AG Nominee: Mueller Probe Not a Witch Hunt

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Twitter Users Can't Agree If Serving Fast Food At The White House Is A Good...

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Democrats See William Barr Hearing As Their Shot At Protecting The Mueller...

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