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Pentagon watchdog clears acting chief Shanahan of wrongdoing

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon’s watchdog agency has cleared Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan of wrongdoing in connection with allegations that he had used his official position to favor his former employer, Boeing Co., a U.S. [...]

Nielsen: Acting DHS Deputy Grady offers resignation

Under Secretary of Homeland Security Claire Grady’s resignation comes amid a broader homeland security staff shakeup pushed by White House senior adviser Stephen Miller. | Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

Acting mayor accused of conspiring with ex-mayor, arrested

PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) – The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says a former Florida mayor conspired with the city’s acting mayor to intimidate a police officer who was involved in arresting him on attempted murder charges last [...]

The Latest: Acting defense chief unsure on border money

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get financing of a wall on that border. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The acting secretary of defense says [...]

Acting AG Whitaker tells lawmakers he hasn’t interfered with Mueller probe in fiery hearing

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said Friday he has not interfered with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation during a fiery hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Mr. Whitaker told lawmakers that has not curtailed [...]

Trump names Mulvaney acting White House chief of staff

The president did not elaborate on how long Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, will serve as his acting chief of staff. | Manuel Balce Ceneta White House A senior administration official said there was no [...]

Acting justices decline to recall ruling in impeachment case

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Supreme Court justices who ruled in favor of the chief justice’s challenge of her impeachment now say they won’t recall that ruling as the state Senate asked. A panel of acting justices ruled [...]

Senate Democrats sue to block Whitaker from serving as acting AG

Sen. Mazie Hirono (left), who filed the complaint along with Sens. Richard Blumenthal (right) and Sheldon Whitehouse, in a statement Monday argued that the Appointments Clause bars Matthew Whitaker from serving as acting attorney general. [...]

Texas businessman challenges acting AG’s legality

Lawyers for former agricultural products executive Doug Haning filed a motion asking a federal court to rule that Matthew Whitaker’s installation atop the Justice Department was illegal. | Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Legal ‘This [...]

Trump’s acting attorney general involved in firm that scammed veterans out of life savings

Trump's acting attorney general involved in firm that scammed veterans out of life savings Matthew Whitaker was paid advisory board member for WPM Veteran: ‘I spent the money on a dream. I lost everything’ Matthew Whitaker [...]