Matthew Whitaker

Exclusive Excerpt—Matthew Whitaker: ‘Above the Law: The Inside Story of How the Justice Department Tried to Subvert President Trump’

“Very quickly, I learned that if you are a political appointee in President Trump’s administration, the media and congressional Democrats, among others, immediately presume you must be guilty of something and will stop at nothing to tear you down,” Matthew Whitaker writes in his new book, “Above the Law: The Inside Story of How the Justice Department Tried to Subvert President Trump.”

Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok arrives to testify on FBI and Department of Justice actions during the 2016 Presidential election during a House Joint committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, July 12, 2018. - An FBI agent assailed as biased by Donald Trump after it emerged he …

Ted Lieu: Whitaker ‘Cannot Escape Testifying Before Congress’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA) said Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker would be required to testify before Congress. Host Nicolle Wallace asked, “Do you expect to see Acting attorney General Matt Whitaker testify in front of your committee tomorrow, I

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Warner: ‘Incumbent’ that Congress Pass Bill Protecting Mueller

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Senate Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) stated that since Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker hasn’t recused himself from the Mueller investigation, “it is incumbent that the Congress pass the bipartisan legislation that’s already

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) looks on as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin delivers the annual financial stability report to the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on January 30, 2018 in Washington, DC. Mnuchin said the Treasury can extend the government's debt limit suspension period into February before it exhausts …

Blumenthal: Whitaker Is ‘Essentially a Lackey of the President’

Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) on Tuesday’s “New Day” on CNN discussed the lawsuit he and fellow Democrats filed to challenge the legitimacy of President Donald Trump’s appointment of Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker. Blumenthal questioned the legitimacy of Trump’s appointment, calling

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