Justice Department calls Trump appointment of Whitaker lawful
Thursday, 15 November 2018 By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department on Wednesday defended the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace the ousted Jeff Sessions, rejecting the views of critics that the move ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution and federal law.
According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, the Justice Department defended the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace Jeff Sessions, rejecting accusations that the appointment ran afoul of the US Constitution and federal law....
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