Whitaker’s friendship with Trump aide reignites recusal debate
Thursday, 8 November 2018 PresidentDonald 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.
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...
According to Reuters, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said it would hold confirmation hearings on Jan. 15 and 16 for Attorney General nominee William Barr. Barr has come under fire from Democrats..
CNN reports that at least twice in the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has vented to his acting attorney general, angered by federal prosecutors who referenced the President's actions in crimes..
Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has consulted with ethics officials at the Justice Department and they have advised him he does not need to recuse himself from overseeing special counsel Robert..
According to Reuters, President Donald Trump said on Friday he had chosen former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to once again lead the Justice Department, a role that is in charge of the probe into..