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Top Senate Democrat challenges Trump on Whitaker appointment

Reuters Friday, 9 November 2018 ()
Top Senate Democrat challenges Trump on Whitaker appointmentPresident Donald 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.
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News video: Senate Democrats Consider Lawsuit Over Trump's Appointment Of Whitaker

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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...

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Several top Democratic senators on Monday filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump in a federal court over the appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. The senators - Richard..

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On Wednesday President Donald Trump endorsed a bipartisan U.S. House bill intended to reform the federal prison system and help inmates prepare for life after release, but the legislation faces an..

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