Sam Clovis, who was co-chair of Trump’s 2016 campaign, said Whitaker is “a dear friend.”

Diabolical scheme or screw-up? Matt Whitaker is a surprise pick as acting attorney general, and not in a good way

The Hill's Morning Report — Trump heads to Paris as attorney general controversy intensifies

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A road map from the Watergate prosecution shows a potential route for the special counsel to send incriminating evidence directly to Congress.

Trump tweet provokes consternation across Washington, where politicians from both sides have long warned that political interference in Robert Mueller's work cannot be tolerated.

The War for the Soul of America | RealClearPolitics

The war in Washington will not end until the presidency of Donald Trump ends. Everyone seems to sense that now. This is a fight to the finish. A postelection truce that began with Trump...

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Jeff Sessions' resignation as attorney general could spell trouble for special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation.

The four people who will determine the fate of Russia probe

Leading figures in the Russia drama face fateful choices in the coming days and months that could tip America into a political and constitutional abyss. With the midterm elections in the rearview, a sense of foreboding is settling over Washington.

Next attorney general could come from Trump's inner circle: Sources

The replacement list is growing just one day after Sessions resigned.

Before counting all the midterm votes, Trump makes his first move on Mueller, firing Sessions

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Mueller's investigation of Trump is going too far

Probing the finances of the President or his family goes beyond special counsel Robert Mueller's purview, says former federal prosecutor Matthew Whittaker.