Top Senate Democrat challenges Trump on Whitaker appointment
Friday, 9 November 2018 () PresidentDonald Trump's appointment of a new acting attorney general faced growing scrutiny on Friday, with the U.S. Senate's top Democrat accusing him of ignoring the proper line of succession and some legal experts calling it unconstitutional.
According to a report by Reuters, congressional sources claim that US Senate Democrats are considering taking legal action over President Donald Trump's appointment of a new acting attorney general. On Wednesday, Trump named Matthew Whitaker to temporarily replace former Attorney General Jeff...
According to Politico, Senate Republicans are urging President Donald Trump to quickly nominate a permanent attorney general, hoping a new top law enforcement officer will blunt bipartisan concern over..
A day after the midterm elections, President Donald Trump replaced outgoing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Justice Department lawyer Matthew Whitaker.... PolitiFact - WorldAlso reported by •CBC.ca •Reuters •FOXNews.com