The attorney general finds comfort in nihilism.
James Comey and Rod Rosenstein are trading barbs about each other's moral fortitude.
The outgoing attorney general quotes the Eagles in a speech in New York Thursday.
Attorney General William Barr has delivered his summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report to Congress.
Trump’s nominee to become no. 2 at the DOJ has never worked there before.
“It’s just an astounding thing to say.”
“We haven’t seen Whitaker interfere with the Mueller investigation, and that’s what remains to be seen. If he did, I think there’s going to be hell to pay.”
He’s a prolific poster on Twitter, enjoys golfing, and perhaps most importantly of all, has been critical of the Russia investigation.
“Given his record of threats to undermine & weaken the Russia investigation, Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from any involvement in Mueller’s investigation."
“He clearly does have confidence in Mueller, and there’s obviously a deep history behind that feeling of confidence that goes back many years.”
This story has been updated to include a statement from the White House.
The deputy attorney general denies the allegations.