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 2018-11-20 01:06 

MSNBC

Senator suing to block Trump AG pick: He's a 'lap dog'...

Democrat Senator Richard Blumenthal, joins Ari Melber to discuss his new suit against President Trump's pick to replace Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, Matt Whitaker. Blumenthal slams Whitaker as "a lackey or lap dog" to Trump and says Sena...

 2018-11-19 21:20 

Chicago Tribune

Hundreds rally in Evanston 'to protect Mueller investigation' following Sessions firing as attorney general...

An Evanston Republican Party leader dismissed as "absurd" a rally held earlier this month in the north suburb and ones across the country where people protested President Trump's recent replacement of Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general. Th...

 2018-11-19 16:32 

Law & Crime

Case of the Mondays? Dems Turn Up the Heat on Acting AG Matthew Whitaker and Trump with a Lawsuit...

President Donald Trump's replacement for Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Matthew Whitaker, has been a source of controversy from the very moment the president asked Sessions to resign....

 2018-11-19 00:28 

NHK

Trump considering Cabinet changes...

US President Donald Trump says he is thinking about reshuffling 3 to 5 cabinet posts following his dismissal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions....

 2018-11-18 17:01 

Mother Jones

Trump Now Says He Didn't Know Anything About Whitaker's Anti-Mueller Comments...

Before Matthew Whitaker, now the acting attorney general, entered the Justice Department as Jeff Sessions' chief of staff, he raised his public profile as a television pundit attacking special counsel Robert Mueller's probe. But in a new interview...

 2018-11-18 16:44 

Talking Points Memo

Trump: 'I Did Not Know' About Whitaker's Mueller Probe Bias, But 'He's Right'...

President Donald Trump defended his choice to make Jeff Sessions' former chief of staff Matt Whitaker acting attorney general in......

 2018-11-18 16:26 

Mediaite

Lindsey Graham on Whitaker as Permanent Attorney General: 'I Don't Know if He's the Best Choice'...

While President Donald Trump's appointment of Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker stirs controversy, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) refused to say whether he supported him as a permanent replacement for Jeff Sessions....

 2018-11-18 15:17 

The Hill

Trump says he did not know Whitaker was critical of Mueller before picking him for acting AG...

President Trump on Sunday claimed he was unaware that Matthew Whitaker had been publicly critical of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation prior to picking him to replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general....

 2018-11-18 14:27 

Washington Times

Jeff Flake says protecting Robert Mueller trumps confirming federal judges...

Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona on Sunday said confirming federal judges is important but it doesn't override his concern that President Trump replaced Jeff Sessions with acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to curtail special counsel Robert Mueller's...

 2018-11-18 00:05 

Courier Mail

Reno Protesters Block Street Outside Venue for Jeff Sessions Speech...

Protesters blocked a street outside the venue where Attorney General Jeff Sessions was speaking in Reno, Nevada, on Monday, June 25. No one was arrested, according to local news outlet KOLO-TV. The protesters were marching against the Trump Administration...

 2018-11-17 14:18 

The Huffington Post

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Hit With Supreme Court Challenge...

The motion argues that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein should by law take over for the ousted Jeff Sessions....

 2018-11-17 02:03 

Inquisitr

Robert Mueller Outwits Donald Trump, Apparently Filing 'Dozens' Of Sealed Indictments Before Sessions Firing...

Immediately following the 2018 midterm elections last week, Donald Trump fired United States Attormney General Jeff Sessions, replacing him with Matthew Whitaker, a former cable news pundit known for his outspoken criticisms of the Russia collusion invest...

 2018-11-16 22:45 

Yahoo News

Whitaker's Iowa connections boosted his career, but raise 'troubling questions' for Democrats...

Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general appointed by President Trump to replace Jeff Sessions, has deep roots in Iowa — and a history there that a leading Democrat says "raises troubling questions" about how he has used his official po...

 2018-11-16 22:14 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Matt Whitaker faces new challenge in Supreme Court...

Trump has faced a growing backlash over his choice to appoint Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general after forcing Jeff Sessions to resign....

 2018-11-16 20:55 

Raw Story

Trump to meet with Florida AG Pam Bondi while searching for Jeff Sessions' replacement...

President Donald Trump is slated to meet up with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi next week while looking for his next top law enforcement officer. McClatchy reported that a source close to the president told the media outlet that Trump will meet with B...

 2018-11-16 16:43 

AlterNet.org

History will remember these 3 things Jeff Sessions 'accomplished' as attorney general...

Many will point to him as a historic champion for "law and order" conservatism at the highest level. Steven Mulroy, University of MemphisPresident Donald Trump's sacking of Attorney General Jeff Sessions has raised concerns among those who wis...

 2018-11-16 16:06 

VICE

Betsy DeVos' squad of 24/7 armed guards could cost taxpayers almost $20 million, report says...

DeVos was granted 24/7 security detail by former Attorney General Jeff Sessions days after she was confirmed to President Donald Trump's cabinet in February 2017....

 2018-11-16 12:52 

Talking Points Memo

Senate GOP Want Trump To Tap New AG To Quell Furor Over Mueller Probe...

Senate Republicans are publicly urging President Trump to nominate someone to permanently replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general soon in......

 2018-11-16 04:18 

Newsmax

Justice Kavanaugh, Sessions Get Standing Ovation...

Hundreds of members of the conservative lawyers group Federalist Society erupted in cheers and applause when Justice Brett Kavanaugh and Jeff Sessions were announced at the Antonin Scalia Memorial Dinner, according to BuzzFeed News....

 2018-11-16 03:33 

Breitbart.com

Exclusive Rand Paul: Next A.G. Must Defend Individual Liberty from Power-Hungry Deep State...

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) offered his thoughts on who should replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an interview with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House....

 2018-11-16 03:05 

Washington Examiner

Whitaker told Graham he intends to continue Mueller probe: Report...

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker plans to allow special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Trump's campaign and Russia to continue despite former Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent resignation, according to a rep...

 2018-11-16 00:56 

Business Insider

In a 'self-defeating and self-incriminating' slip-up, Trump just admitted he installed Matthew Whitaker to kill the Russia probe...

President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he replaced former Attorney General Jeff Sessions with former US attorney Matthew Whitaker because he wants Whitaker to hamper the Russia investigation. Speaking to The Daily Caller, Trump called Whitaker &#...

 2018-11-16 00:56 

Business Insider India

In a 'self-defeating and self-incriminating' slip-up, Trump just admitted he installed Matthew Whitaker to kill the Russia probe...

Christian Hartmann/ReutersPresident Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he replaced former Attorney General Jeff Sessions with former US attorney Matthew...

 2018-11-16 00:56 

Business Insider Australia

In a 'self-defeating and self-incriminating' slipup, Trump just admitted he installed Matthew Whitaker to kill the Russia probe...

US President Donald Trump has indicated that he tapped former US attorney Matthew Whitaker to replace then Attorney General Jeff Sessions in order to rein in the Russia investigation....

 2018-11-15 23:05 

Sputnik International

Mueller Critic Whitaker Has 'No Concerns' About Russia Probe - Sen. Graham...

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham reassured reporters on Thursday that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Trump's replacement for Jeff Sessions, won't do anything to compromise the integrity of the probe into potential collusion between...

 2018-11-15 23:00 

Salon

QAnon's true believers are devastated as the conspiracy theory goes down in flames...

The Republican midterm loss and the firing of Jeff Sessions blew up the narrative of the QAnon conspiracy theory...

 2018-11-15 22:54 

Law & Crime

Top Census Official Says Jeff Sessions Improperly Intervened to Ignore Data About Citizenship Question...

A top official at the U.S. Census Bureau says that Jeff Sessions used...

 2018-11-15 20:32 

Talking Points Memo

Census Official: Sessions Used 'Political Influence' In Handling Of Citizenship Request...

The top scientist at the Census Bureau testified Wednesday that then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions exerted "political influence" when he directed......

 2018-11-15 15:46 

AlterNet.org

Trump admits he was thinking about the Russia investigation when he appointed controversial acting AG...

When asked his thoughts on the attorney general situation, Trump brought up Robert Mueller's investigation totally unprompted. When President Donald Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions a day after the midterm elections and replaced him with for...

 2018-11-15 15:43 

The Week

How Matt Whitaker went from owning a day care center to leading the Justice Department...

President Trump reportedly hated that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn't have an Ivy League education. But it didn't stop Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker from rising to replace Sessions after his ouster last week. And it's f...

 2018-11-15 15:38 

Washington Times

Grassley rejects calls to probe Whitaker appointment at DOJ...

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles E. Grassley brushed aside demands to hold a hearing on the ouster of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the designation of Matthew Whitaker as his acting replacement, saying Thursday that the law appears ...

 2018-11-15 15:09 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Jeff Sessions Limited Consent Decrees. What About the Police Departments Already Under Reform?...

In a last-minute act, Mr. Sessions limited the Justice Department's ability to oversee local police reforms. The move raises questions about what this hands-off approach means for existing agreements....

 2018-11-15 13:00 

Baltimore Sun

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights calls on Justice Department to recommit to police oversight, including consent decrees...

Less than a week after outgoing Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo dramatically scaling-back the ability of federal law enforcement officials to use consent decrees to enforce police reforms, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will call for a r...

 2018-11-15 11:49 

Raw Story

QAnon's true believers devastated as the conspiracy theory goes down in flames — and now they're at each other's throats...

The Republican midterm loss and the firing of Jeff Sessions blew up the narrative of the QAnon conspiracy theory. ... The post QAnon's true believers devastated as the conspiracy theory goes down in flames — and now they're at each other'...

 2018-11-15 05:00 

Fox News

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Will the real attorney general please stand up?...

Last week's surprise forced resignation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general of the United States set in motion a series of events that will soon resonate in all corners of the Department of Justice....

 2018-11-15 04:01 

LewRockwell.com

Will the Real Attorney General...

Shop all books by Judge Napolitano Last week's surprise forced resignation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general of the United States set in motion a series of events that will soon resonate in all corners of the Department of Justice. President Donald...

 2018-11-15 03:34 

Inquisitr

Dems Say Matthew Whitaker Was Involved In A 'Masculine Toilet' Patent Scam...

Matthew Whitaker, Donald Trump's pick to at least temporarily replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has a sketchy past which includes being part of the advisory board for a company called World Patent Marketing which promoted some products like the ...

 2018-11-15 01:30 

Daily Kos

A Trump EPA official has been indicted in a bribery scheme, and Jeff Sessions may be next...

It's not quite the indictment that everyone is waiting for, but Mother Jones is reporting that one of Trump's top EPA officials has been indicted in a bribery case that's connected to now-former attorney general Jefferson B. Sessions III. The ...

 2018-11-15 01:11 

Washington Times

There's clear statutory language that makes Whitaker ineligible to be acting attorney general...

Last week's surprise forced resignation of Jeff Sessions as attorney general of the United States set in motion a series of events that will soon resonate in all corners of the Department of Justice. President Donald Trump has been steamed at Mr. Sess...

 2018-11-14 23:55 

AlterNet.org

QAnon's true believers are devastated as the conspiracy theory goes down in flames — and it won't end well...

The Republican midterm loss and the firing of Jeff Sessions blew up the narrative of the QAnon conspiracy theory. Now its believers are at each others' throats. The...

 2018-11-14 23:14 

LifeZette

DOJ Legal Counsel Backs Trump's Pick for Acting Attorney General...

Matthew Whitaker had worked as chief of staff for Jeff Sessions...

 2018-11-14 22:29 

San Jose Mercury

Flake vows to oppose judges until Mueller bill gets a vote...

Flake and Coons called for the vote in the wake of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' departure. President Donald Trump pushed Sessions out last week and temporarily replaced him with a loyalist, Matt Whitaker, who has criticized the Mueller investigatio...

 2018-11-14 21:57 

BuzzFeed News

Donald Trump Has Changed His Mind On Criminal Justice, But It Might Not Be Enough For Republicans In Congress...

Trump is endorsing a plan to soften some criminal sentences, something pushed by Jared Kushner and opposed by former attorney general Jeff Sessions....

 2018-11-14 21:33 

AlterNet.org

New report finds Mueller is investigating whether Roger Stone is guilty of intimidating a witness...

The special counsel's investigation is plowing forward. The fate of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia-related investigation is in question now that President Donald Trump has fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replaced with him loyalis...

 2018-11-14 20:55 

Slate Magazine

This Is the Saturday Night Massacre...

With the firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, America is in uncharted territory. The last time a president made a personnel change to undermine an investigation of his associates, Congress forced him to resign. That was when President Richard Nixon p...

 2018-11-14 20:47 

Reuters

Justice Department calls Trump appointment of Whitaker lawful...

The Justice Department on Wednesday defended the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace the ousted Jeff Sessions, rejecting the views of critics that the move ran afoul of the U.S. Co...

 2018-11-14 17:44 

The Gateway Pundit

DOJ Office of Legal Counsel: Matt Whitaker Can Serve as Acting Attorney General...

Liberal Heads Explode— The Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel issued an opinion Wednesday supporting President Trump in appointing Matt Whitaker as Attorney General after Jeff Sessions was fired last week. Sessions was fired last week aft...

 2018-11-14 17:26 

UPI

Justice Dept.: Matthew Whitaker appointment as acting AG fully lawful...

The Justice Department dismissed claims Wednesday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment to succeed Jeff Sessions is unconstitutional....

 2018-11-14 17:02 

Mediaite

Al Jazeera Host Pummels Trump Campaign Adviser With Examples of President's Lies: He 'Lies Daily'...

Trump 2020 campaign adviser Steven Rogers appeared on Al Jazeera's UpFront Wednesday, where he faced aggressive questioning from D.C.-based host Mehdi Hasan on the president's firing of Jeff Sessions, caravan fear-mongering, and general dishonesty...

 2018-11-14 16:33 

Dallas Morning News

Letters: Amazon, women pilots, veterans, nationalism, Mueller investigation, Jeff Sessions, Republicans...

HQ2 and public transportation ...Re: AMA-GONE -- Loss to New York, D.C., spurs calls for Dallas soul-searching, Wednesday news story.Most East......

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