White House digging in on selection of Matt Whitaker as temporary replacement for Sessions

  1. White House digging in on selection of Matt Whitaker as temporary replacement for Sessions  CNN
  2. Maryland to challenge legality of Whitaker’s appointment as acting US attorney general  Washington Post
  3. Schiff warns Whitaker that Democrats are ‘watching you’  Politico
  4. Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General Faces Court Challenge  New York Times
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Whitaker Will Consult With Ethics Officials Over Recusal

  1. Whitaker Will Consult With Ethics Officials Over Recusal  U.S. News & World Report
  2. San Francisco takes on Trump’s new Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker  Salon
  3. Matthew Whitaker, we’re watching you  SFGate
  4. Top Democrats demand to know whether Justice Dept. ethics chief told Whitaker to step aside on Russia  Washington Post
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Donald Trump: 'I don't know Matt Whitaker'

  1. Donald Trump: ‘I don’t know Matt Whitaker’  USA TODAY
  2. Trump Falsely Claims Not To Know The Man He Hand-Picked As Acting Attorney General  NPR
  3. Trump says he doesn’t know acting AG, despite reports of Oval Office meetings  Politico
  4. Trump claims he doesn’t know his new acting attorney general. A month ago he said he did.  Washington Post
  5. Trump Says ‘I Don’t Know Matt Whitaker,’ Despite Several Oval Office Visits  New York Times
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Trump Says 'I Don't Know Matt Whitaker,' Despite Several Oval Office Visits

  1. Trump Says ‘I Don’t Know Matt Whitaker,’ Despite Several Oval Office Visits  New York Times
  2. Trump says he doesn’t know acting AG, despite reports of Oval Office meetings  Politico
  3. Trump defends choice for acting AG, but also says he doesn’t know him  The Hill
  4. Trump claims he doesn’t know his new acting attorney general. A month ago he said he did.  Washington Post
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Trump's acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, has no intention of recusing from Russia probe, associates say

  1. Trump’s acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, has no intention of recusing from Russia probe, associates say  Washington Post
  2. ‘The market’s ripping right now’: Cannabis investors react to a head-spinning 24 hours in Washington  Business Insider
  3. Trump-Russia probe ‘under threat’ after Sessions fired  BBC News
  4. Washington Gets Ready for Matthew Whitaker at Justice Department  Wall Street Journal
  5. Trump-Russia: Whitaker reportedly will not recuse self from inquiry – live  The Guardian
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Firing Jeff Sessions and choosing Whitaker as acting attorney general is the President's way of taking charge over Mueller's investigation

A day after voters chose divided government by handing the House majority back to Democrats, President Donald Trump made the sort of I-do-what-feels-right-when-it-feels-right move that has become his hallmark over his past three years in political life: He fired Jeff Sessions.


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