GOP Sen. Kennedy: Whitaker ‘Will Be There for a Short While’ — Trump Will Pick ‘Permanent Nominee’

During an interview broadcast on Monday’s “CBS This Morning,” Senate Judiciary Committee member John Kennedy (R-LA) said he believes Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker won’t be there for very long and the president “will very shortly announce a permanent nominee.”

Kennedy said, “I think he will be there for a short while. I think the president will very shortly announce a permanent nominee. In the interim, I think everybody, including my Democratic friends, ought to give him a chance to find the men’s room before they try to beat him half to death.”

Kennedy also expressed disagreement with Whitaker’s views on Marbury v. Madison and the role of the judicial branch in the American system of government.

(h/t Grabien)

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