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2.20.19

What you need to know about Trump's pick to replace Rod Rosenstein at the DOJ

Trump’s nominee to become no. 2 at the DOJ has never worked there before.

1.15.19

Trump's AG pick says "it’s a mistake to back off on marijuana"

President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Justice wants marijuana to stay illegal at the federal level.

12.21.18

DOJ officials said Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from the Mueller probe. He’s not going to.

"Acting Attorney General Whitaker has stated publicly and repeatedly that he is deeply committed to the rule of law."

12.20.18

Here's why Trump's pick for attorney general doesn't think he should be investigated for obstruction of justice

"If embraced by the Department, this theory would have potentially disastrous implications not just for the presidency, but for the executive branch as a whole and for the department in particular."

11.19.18

Senators are suing to get "unconfirmed lackey" Matt Whitaker’s appointment declared unconstitutional

"The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey ... whose stated purpose, apparently, is undermining a major investigation into the president"

11.12.18

We asked every GOP senator if they’ll support Jeff Flake’s bill to protect Mueller

A running tally of where every Republican senator stands on the Mueller investigation.

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11.8.18

Everything we know about Trump's new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker​

He’s a prolific poster on Twitter, enjoys golfing, and perhaps most importantly of all, has been critical of the Russia investigation.

11.7.18

House Democrats already want to go after Trump for firing Sessions

“Given his record of threats to undermine & weaken the Russia investigation, Matthew Whitaker should recuse himself from any involvement in Mueller’s investigation."

11.7.18

Jeff Sessions is out as attorney general

Trump's attorney general resigns after the president fails to endorse him after the midterm election.

10.11.18

EXCLUSIVE: ICE arrested over 100 undocumented immigrants without criminal convictions in that big Oakland raid

Of the 233 people arrested between Feb. 25 and 28, 111 had no criminal convictions.

9.24.18

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein lives to die another day

This story has been updated to include a statement from the White House.

9.19.18

Trump took time out of his day to stab Jeff Sessions in the back again

"I don't have an attorney general. It's very sad."

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