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Thousands Protest To Protect Mueller Investigation After DOJ Shakeup

10 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The demonstrations follow President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general who may seek to end the special counsel's Russia probe.
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Matthew Whitaker's First Act As Acting Attorney General is to Argue Trump Has Right to Limit Asylum

Matthew Whitaker's First Act As Acting Attorney General is to Argue Trump Has Right to Limit Asylum

10 monthes ago   |   By Newsweek

“Consistent with our immigration laws, the President has the broad authority to suspend or restrict the entry of aliens into the United States if he determines it to be in the national interest to do so,” read a statement from Whitaker and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
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Matthew Whitaker's Appointment as Acting Attorney General Is Illegal

10 monthes ago   |   By Slate

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump appointed Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general after forcing Attorney General Jeff Sessions out. Whitaker, who served as Sessions' chief of state, will now reportedly oversee Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election-a probe he has publicly criticized and seems poised to seek to restrain. It is not entirely clear, however, that Whitaker's appointment is actually legal. That's a problem for Trump because any federal criminal defendant could challenge Whitaker's authority to prosecute him. There are three main...
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Acting A.G. in 2017: ‘No collusion' between Russia and Trump campaign

10 monthes ago   |   By Politico

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker claimed last year that there was “no collusion” between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign - his most direct pushback against special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. “The truth is, there was no collusion with the Russians and the Trump campaign,” Whitaker said during a radio interview with “The Wilkow Majority Show” on June 21, 2017. “There was interference by the Russians into the election, but that is not the collusion with the campaign and that is where the left seems to be just combining those two issues.” Whitaker was...
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WATCH: Attorney General Jeff Sessions out

10 monthes ago   |   By ABC News

Matthew Whitaker, a critic of the Mueller probe, steps in as acting attorney general.
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Who Is Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker?

10 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is a former Iowa Hawkeyes football player, a longtime attorney and rapidly rising inside the GOP. He has taken over for ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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Biden accuses Trump of ‘abuse of power' in whistleblower scandal

Biden accuses Trump of ‘abuse of power' in whistleblower scandal

DES MOINES, Iowa - An angered Joe Biden on Saturday accused President Donald Trump of “using every element of his presidency to try and smear me,” and called for an... Read more ...

On Ukraine Call, Biden Says Trump Is 'Violating Every Basic Norm Of A President'

On Ukraine Call, Biden Says Trump Is 'Violating Every Basic Norm Of A President'

Former Vice President Joe Biden was reacting to reports that President Trump pressured Ukraine's leader to investigate Biden's family. (Image credit: Bloomberg/Bloomberg via... Read more ...

Booker campaign warns end is near without fundraising surge

Booker campaign warns end is near without fundraising surge

Cory Booker's presidential campaign signaled Saturday that the New Jersey senator won't be in the race much longer if he's unable to raise nearly $2 million over the next 10... Read more ...

Bill De Blasio Drops Out Of Presidential Race

Bill De Blasio Drops Out Of Presidential Race

The New York mayor struggled to stand out in a crowded 2020 Democratic field. Read more ...

Joe Biden Decries Trump's "Corruption" In Reports Of Ukraine Calls

Joe Biden Decries Trump's "Corruption" In Reports Of Ukraine Calls

Former Vice President Joe Biden called for Trump to release transcripts of his calls with Ukraine. Read more ...

U.S. Democracy Is In 'Intensive Care' After Ukraine Mess, Says Former Ethics...

U.S. Democracy Is In 'Intensive Care' After Ukraine Mess, Says Former Ethics Chief

"And some of the hospital staff are trying to smother it with a pillow," warns Walter Schaub. Read more ...

Here's Trump Saying ‘It Doesn't Matter' About Things Very Much Do Matter

Here's Trump Saying ‘It Doesn't Matter' About Things Very Much Do Matter

More than a decade ago, Trump said he handles stress by telling himself "it doesn't matter." Now that he's president, he says that publicly - a lot. Read more ...

Out-there looks run riot on red carpet

Out-there looks run riot on red carpet

Just because I'm not nominated for an award at tonight's Emmy ceremony, doesn't mean I won't be swanning down the red carpet with the rest of the glitterati. In the past, I had... Read more ...

Elizabeth Warren Soars In Latest Iowa Poll

Elizabeth Warren Soars In Latest Iowa Poll

The Massachusetts senator rose while the former vice president lost his lead in a key poll for Iowa's upcoming Democratic caucus. Read more ...

Iran's Zarif: U.S. 'posturing' by sending troops to Saudi Arabia in wake of...

Iran's Zarif: U.S. 'posturing' by sending troops to Saudi Arabia in wake of attacks

Iran's foreign minister said the U.S. is "posturing" by sending troops and defense equipment to Saudi Arabia in response to last week's attacks on a major Saudi Arabia oil... Read more ...