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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 12:48 PM

Trump's acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, has no intention of recusing from Russia probe,...

Source: The Washington Post



Trump’s acting attorney general, Matt Whitaker, has no intention of recusing from Russia probe, associates say

By Devlin Barrett, Matt Zapotosky and Josh Dawsey November 8 at 12:17 PM

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from overseeing the special counsel probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to people close to him who added they do not believe he would approve any subpoena of President Trump as part of that investigation.

Since stepping into his new role on Wednesday, Whitaker has faced questions — principally from Democrats — about whether he should recuse from the Russia investigation, given that he has written opinion pieces in the past about the investigation, and is a friend and political ally of a witness.

On Thursday, two people close to Whitaker said he has no intention of taking himself off the Russia case.

Ethics officials at the Justice Department are likely to review his past work to see if he has any financial or personal conflicts. In many instances, that office does not require a Justice Department official to recuse, but suggests a course of action. In the past, senior Justice Department officials tend to follow such advice, but they are rarely required to do so, according to officials familiar with the process.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/trumps-acting-attorney-general-matt-whitaker-has-no-intention-of-recusing-from-russia-probe-associates-say/2018/11/08/a5bc8d90-e370-11e8-ab2c-b31dcd53ca6b_story.html

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 12:55 PM

1. No shit! - Really? - Who would've thunk?

Pshaw!

Trump's last ditch power play to avoid prosecution.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 12:56 PM

2. No problems here!

Only been on CNN many times bumping his gums about how to shut down this investigation. Nazi looking fucker is nothing but a puppet for the orange plague that currently infects the White House.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 01:00 PM

3. How the hell does trump get to pick who leads the criminal investigation...

Of himself!!

Does a murder suspect get to pick his judge and jury?

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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 01:14 PM

6. Please use caution, this site has many daily visitors



Just sayin'

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 01:09 PM

5. Hey Whittaker.....................this is your worse nightmare............here are the names........

Jerrold Nadler

Adam Schiff

Maxine Waters


for starters.....................





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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 01:28 PM

7. He's there to obstruct justice.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 02:11 PM

8. He's making a huge mistake

And will regret his actions soon.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 02:32 PM

9. He's too stupid to know any better!! But, just like all the other bodies behind him, he'll find out

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 03:47 PM

10. I'm sure that's why Trump picked him

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