Trump largely blames Sessions’ decision for opening the door to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller, who took over the Russia investigation and began examining whether Trump’s hectoring of Sessions was part of a broader effort to obstruct justice. … [Read more...] about US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns At President Trump’s Request; Matthew Whitaker Appointed Acting Attorney General
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“Your decision this week to dismiss Attorney General Jeff Sessions and name a Justice Department staff member, Mr. Matthew Whitaker, as Acting Attorney General raises a number of questions regarding the propriety and even the constitutionality of that action,” he said. “ I am writing to request answers to questions about the motivations behind this appointment and your authority to make it. “ … [Read more...] about Schumer to Trump: Why Is Whitaker Acting Attorney General?
“I have known Matt for many years and can say he is a very strong straightforward kind of guy who believes in hard work and fair play,” said Kim Schmett, former Polk County (Des Moines) Republican Chairman, “And he is not afraid to make tough decisions. … [Read more...] about Will Acting Attorney General Whitaker Fire Mueller?
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Schumer declined to say whether Democrats would be willing to force a government shutdown if Congress did not pass a measure protecting Mueller suggesting it wouldn't come to that because of bipartisan support. "There's no reason we shouldn't add this and avoid a constitutional crisis," he told CNN's State of the Union. "If that doesn't happen, we will see what happens down the road." … [Read more...] about Democrats Seek Ways to Protect Mueller Probe From Acting Attorney General Whitaker