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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

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: marketwatch6 hr. 17 min. ago

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: marketwatch22 hr. 47 min. ago

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

Trump: "What A Stupid Question That Is. You Ask A Lot Of Stupid Questions"

Having barred his CNN arch nemesis Jim Acosta from the White House, on Friday the president lashed out at another CNN reporter at the White House over his appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting AG as well as Whitaker's views towards the s.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

Trump Today: Trump Today: President slams blocking of Keystone XL pipeline and says he hasn’t spoken to Whitaker about Russia probe

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

Christie, Acosta And Bondi Top Trump"s List To Replace Sessions

As acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's refusal to recuse himself from overseeing the Mueller probe rattles Democrats and even Kellyanne Conway's husband - all of whom worry that President Trump .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 9th, 2018

Washington Gets Ready for Matthew Whitaker at Justice Department

Acting Atto.....»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 9th, 2018

Capitol Report: Acting Atty. Gen. Whitaker could cut Mueller’s budget | Government shutdown threat receding

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker could sharply curtail special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority, cut his budget or order him to cease lines of inquiry, according to the Washington Post......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

Capitol Report: Acting AG Whitaker could cut Mueller’s budget | Government shutdown threat receding

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker could sharply curtail special counsel Robert Mueller’s authority, cut his budget or order him to cease lines of inquiry, according to the Washington Post......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 8th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Acting attorney general was board member of company accused of scam

Matthew Whitaker, appointed acting attorney general on Wednesday after Jeff Sessions resigned, was a paid advisory-board member of an invention-promotion company shut down by federal regulators last year as an alleged scam......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 7th, 2018

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns Amid Pressure From Trump

His Chief of Staff and vocal critic of the Russia investigation, Matthew G. Whitaker, has been appointed acting attorney general. Attorney General Jeff Sessions resigned Wednesday, after enduring more .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 7th, 2018

Senate Democrats Sue To Remove Whitaker As Acting AG

Not content to sit back and let the State of Maryland do all the heavy lifting (and reap all of the credit should it succeed) three of the most publicity hungry Democrats in the Upper Chamber are reportedly filing a federal lawsuit to challenge Acting.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge4 hr. 17 min. ago

Trump Claims He Didn’t Know Matthew Whitaker’s Views on the Russia Probe

In a Fox News interview, the president said he didn't know about Matthew Whitaker's views on.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 18th, 2018