What Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Means For Investors

In addition to a shift in the House majority and the passage of a number of new ballot measures this week, investors got one more major curveball from Washington when President Donald Trump ordered U.S. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 9th, 2018

Trump asked for recused official to lead investigation into hush payments: report

President Donald Trump asked then-acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker whether the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, Geoffrey Be.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 19th, 2019

Acting AG Whitaker Faces House Grilling Over Russia Probe

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker testified that he hasn’t interfered in the special counsel’s Russia investigation and hasn’t shared information about it with the president or top White House officials......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjFeb 9th, 2019

Capitol Report: Whitaker tells lawmakers he hasn’t talked to Trump about Mueller’s investigation

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told House lawmakers on Friday that he hasn’t discussed Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation with President Donald Trump, speaking at a tense hearing at which Democrats pressed him about the probe......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 8th, 2019

Matthew Whitaker Says He Will Testify Friday Only If the House Judiciary Committee Doesn’t Subpoena Him

The subpoena could force the acting attorn.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 7th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Acting attorney general falsely claimed on résumé to have been an academic all-American football player

President Trump tapped Matthew Whitaker to replace Jeff Sessions on an interim basis.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 26th, 2018

Trump"s acting attorney general won"t recuse himself from the Russia probe, unlike his predecessor Jeff Sessions

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo Handpicked by President Donald Trump, acting US Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will not recus.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 21st, 2018

Acting AG Matthew Whitaker has reportedly been cleared to oversee the Mueller probe by DOJ ethics officials

Pablo Martinez Monsivais.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 20th, 2018

Justice Department Ethics Officials Say Matthew Whitaker Won’t Have To Recuse Himself From Russia Probe

Acting attorney general challenged over past statements on the Russia probe. Acting U.S. Attorney General M.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 20th, 2018

Whitaker Appears to Have Misled FTC Over Actions at Miami Firm

New documents released by FTC suggest acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker misled the agency’s investigators. New documents released by the U.S. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 30th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Acting attorney general Whitaker earned more than $900,000 at conservative nonprofit

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker earned more than $900,000 running a conservative political nonprofit for about two years before he joined the Justice Department, financial-disclosure forms released Tuesday show......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 21st, 2018

Democratic senators sue over Trump naming Whitaker acting attorney general

Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Sens. Richard Blumenthal, Sheldon Whitehouse and Mazie Hirono say in a filing with the U.S. District Court f.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 19th, 2018

The New York Post: Trump blasts congressman as ‘Little Adam Schitt’

President Donald Trump blasted Rep. Adam Schiff for questioning why his acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker wasn’t confirmed by the Senate – misspelling the Democrat’s last name as “Schitt.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 18th, 2018

The Number One: C-SPAN’s most-watched Twitter video ever captures Trump’s ‘revolting behavior’

President Donald Trump was asked last week by CNN White House correspondent Abby Phillip whether he wanted newly appointed Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to “rein in” special counsel Robert Mueller. He didn’t like the question......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 13th, 2018

Legal Spat Swells Over Naming Matthew Whitaker Acting Attorney General

As Matthew Whitaker took charge of the Justice Department this week, Democrats and some Republicans questioned whether he was legally eligible to serve as acting attorney general. The answer isn’t clear......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 11th, 2018

FBI Is Investigating Florida Company Linked to Whitaker

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting a criminal investigation of a Florida company accused of scamming millions from customers during the period that Matthew Whitaker, the acting U.S. attorney general, served as a paid advisory-board member......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 10th, 2018

While he was Jeff Sessions" top aide, Matthew Whitaker reportedly advised Trump on how he could force the DOJ to cave to his demands

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker reportedly counseled top DOJ officials on how to counter President Donald Trump's demands for investigations into his political adversaries, while at the same .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 9th, 2018

Matthew Whitaker Takes His Twitter Account Private, After the Acting Attorney General’s Tweet About the ‘Mueller Lynch Mob’ Reveals Conflicts

Whitaker also wondered aloud if Mueller was trying to entrap former Trump campaign ma.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: FBI is investigating Florida company linked to acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is conducting a criminal investigation of a Florida company accus.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

FBI Investigates Firm That ‘Bilked’ Inventors and Paid Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Reports Say

Whitaker should recuse himself, according to legal ethics experts. The FBI and U.S. Postal Inspection Service have a criminal investigation underway against a company that paid acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 9th, 2018

Trump Today: Trump Today: President says he hasn’t spoken to Whitaker about Russia probe, signs proclamation limiting asylum

President Donald Trump on Friday ripped a decision to block work on the Keystone XL pipeline, as he told reporters he hadn’t spoken to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker about the Russia investigation and signed a proclamation limiting asylum......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018