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Heated exchange takes place between Democrats and acting Attorney General Whitaker on Capitol Hill

Heated exchange takes place between Democrats and acting Attorney General Whitaker on Capitol HillDemocrats spar with acting Attorney General Whitaker at a House Judiciary Committee hearing.



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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker goes head to head with Democratic lawmakers on

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker goes head to head with Democratic lawmakers onDemocrats go after acting Attorney General Whitaker over his treatment of the Mueller probe.



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The hearings begin: Acting AG Whitaker clashes with House Judiciary Democrats

The hearings begin: Acting AG Whitaker clashes with House Judiciary DemocratsActing Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s testimony before the House Judiciary Committee Friday, which was in doubt as late as Thursday evening, featured a number of contentious moments.



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The Latest: Whitaker now confirmed to attend panel hearing

The Latest: Whitaker now confirmed to attend panel hearingWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local):



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GOP Rep. Questions Dems’ Commitment to Stopping Gun Violence at Whitaker Hearing

GOP Rep. Questions Dems’ Commitment to Stopping Gun Violence at Whitaker HearingRepresentative John Ratcliffe (R., Texas) questioned his Democratic colleagues’ commitment to preventing gun violence on Friday, citing their lack of questions pertaining to the issue during acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker’s appearance before the House Judiciary Committee. “Earlier this week my colleagues on the other side of the aisle indicated they had a great desire to reduce gun violence in this country. In fact we had an eight-hour hearing with six witnesses that talked about the need to reduce gun violence in this country,” Ratcliffe said.



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House panel readies subpoena to compel Whitaker testimony

House panel readies subpoena to compel Whitaker testimony“To be clear, I hope never to use this subpoena,” committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said, adding that Whitaker should arrive at the hearing on Friday prepared to answer questions about his communications with the White House and his refusal to recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “If he appears on time and ready to answer those questions, the subpoena will be entirely unnecessary,” he added. A Justice Department spokeswoman did not have an immediate comment.



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Acting AG Whitaker to testify before Congress in a hearing likely centered on Russia probe

Acting AG Whitaker to testify before Congress in a hearing likely centered on Russia probeActing Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is scheduled to testify before Congress next month.



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Whitaker Clears Himself to Manage Mueller Despite Ethics Concern

Whitaker Clears Himself to Manage Mueller Despite Ethics ConcernWhitaker never asked for a formal ethics recommendation, deciding instead, along with a small group of personal advisers, that there was no precedent for him to recuse under these circumstances, the official said. The official revised an account from earlier Thursday that Whitaker was told by ethics officers that he doesn’t have to recuse himself from being involved in the Mueller probe.



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5 Times Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker Critiqued The Mueller Investigation On CNN

5 Times Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker Critiqued The Mueller Investigation On CNNBefore Matt Whitaker was tapped to replace his boss, former Attorney General



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Matt Whitaker Repeatedly Revised Financial Disclosure Forms Following AG Appointment

Matt Whitaker Repeatedly Revised Financial Disclosure Forms Following AG AppointmentWASHINGTON ― Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has revised his ethics



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