Politics Nov 14

Matthew Whitaker, Jeff Sessions' former chief of staff, has been tapped as the acting attorney general, replacing his former boss. Photo By Douglas Graham/CQ Roll Call
WATCH: Acting AG Whitaker addresses opioids at Iowa summit

The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general as Democrats press the case that President Donald Trump violated the law and Constitution by making Whitaker the country's…

Sep 27

President Donald Trump has postponed his highly anticipated meeting with embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until next week. The two were set to meet Thursday following news media reports that Rosenstein last year discussed possibly secretly recording the president…

President Donald Trump declined to directly answer Wednesday whether he would fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein during a planned meeting Thursday. “I would certainly prefer not doing that,” Trump said during a news conference in New York. “My preference…

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