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Matthew Whitaker to Congress: I haven’t meddled with Mueller’s Russia investigation ‘in any way’

Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker shot down a number of the more wild speculations that have plagued him since his tenure at the Justice Department began more than three months ago. Accused of being a plant by President Trump to squelch [...]

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 [...]

POLITICO Playbook PM: Sparks fly at Whitaker hearing

Presented by */ ]]> Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) his five minutes were up when he got a question he didn’t particularly appreciate. | Alex Wong/Getty Images DINGELL [...]

Matt Whitaker: I have not interfered with the special counsel’s investigation

Acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker said Friday that he has not interfered with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. During an increasingly contentious hearing for the House Judiciary Committee, Mr. Whitaker was pressed [...]

Whitaker tells lawmakers he won’t testify about conversations with Trump

Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will tell the House Judiciary Committee on Friday that he will not answer questions about his conversations with President [...]

Matthew Whitaker subpoena approved by House Democrats

House Judiciary Committee Democrats signaled some wiggle room Thursday for acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, who is poised to testify to the panel Friday about his three-month tenure leading the Justice Department. Chairman Jerrold [...]

Firearms Policy Coalition challenges Matt Whitaker appointment, authority in ‘bump stocks’ lawsuit

A gun rights group this week sued to block the Trump administration’s new ban on “bump stocks,” arguing that Matthew Whitaker was wrongly installed as acting attorney general so any official actions he takes are illegal. While Mr. Whitaker’s [...]

Adam Schiff vows to ‘scrutinize every single action’ by Matthew Whitaker

Incoming House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff pledged Sunday that once Democrats take over the chamber next year, they will “scrutinize every single action” by acting Attorney General Matthew G. Whitaker. Mr. Schiff, California [...]

Right-leaning nonprofit paid Whitaker nearly $1 million

WASHINGTON (AP) – Before joining the Justice Department, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned nearly $ 1 million from a right-leaning nonprofit that doesn’t disclose its donors, according to newly released financial disclosure [...]

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. [...]