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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 [...]

Trump says he doesn’t know acting AG, despite reports of Oval Office meetings

AP Photo/Evan Vucci Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> President Donald Trump defended acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker as a “highly respected man” on Friday, while also claiming he didn’t know him [...]

New acting ICE head named as agency continues to be criticized

Ronald D. Vitiello, the newly named acting head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, speaks during a Department of Homeland Security press conference to announce end-of-year [...]