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Who Is Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker?

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President Donald Trump asked then-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker if a US attorney he appointed could oversee an investigation tied to himself after the US attorney in question had already recused himself from the probe, The New York Times reported Tuesday. The Times report cited several US officials with direct knowledge of the call that the paper said occurred late last year.

 

Trump tapped Whitaker to lead the Justice Department in November after he fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions, whom Trump regularly slammed for recusing himself from the Russia investigation. Trump soured on Whitaker as well, according to Times, which said it was "unclear" what Whitaker did after the call. The Times said there was no evidence Whitaker took steps to intervene in the investigation Trump asked about, although the report said he told Justice Department associates that the prosecutors needed "adult supervision.",...

 

https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/19/politics/donald-trump-whitaker-berman/index.html

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This would have been the biggest presidential scandal outside of Watergate if Trump wasn't accused of so much more. 

 

Whitaker also said he talked about firing prosecutors in NY

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