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Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate

Reuters Thursday, 8 November 2018
Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debatePresident Donald Trump's pick for acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, is a close friend of Trump's 2016 election campaign co-chair, and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign.
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According to Reuters, officials said that Matt Whitaker, President Donald Trump's pick for acting attorney, would make his relationship with the president unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into Trump’s 2016 election campaign. Matthew Whitaker, named on Wednesday to...

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