More than 100 people gather at Monument Square on Thursday evening to protest the ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the impact it could have on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe.
The next month, Whitaker wrote an op-ed posted on CNN's website in which he argued that Mueller's investigation appeared to be going too far and may constitute a "witch hunt", echoing one of Trump's favorite descriptions to criticize and discredit the probe.
"No matter who I put in, they go after him", he said.
In an interview with a conservative talk radio host, Whitaker said there was "no collusion" between Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation, a key question being examined by the special counsel's office.
McGahn was drawn to Whitaker because he had a stalwart reputation in right-wing legal circles and because the White House wanted someone who was competent, could mind Sessions and could "keep things on the rails" at the Justice Department. "We think it's important that people come out and make their viewpoints known".
Matt Whitaker has been named acting us attorney general following the resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
A copy of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' resignation letter is photographed in Washington on an image of the exterior of the Justice Department.
Trump also claimed that the Republican-run Senate didn't confirm Mueller because of conflicts of interest. In fact, Whitaker told CNN past year that a future attorney general could limit Mueller by reducing the budget "so low that his investigations grinds to nearly a halt". He also added that the fact Comey did not prosecute Trump's chief political opponent was sufficient grounds for Trump to fire him.
The Saturday Night Massacre refers to an incident in 1973 when President Nixon ordered his attorney general and deputy attorney general to fire independent special prosecutor Archibald Cox, who was investigating the Watergate scandal. Conway is the husband of the top White House aide Kellyanne Conway.
Four federal judges have upheld Mueller's authority, including U.S. District Court Chief Judge Beryl Howell, who rejected Miller's arguments and held him in contempt for resisting a Mueller subpoena.
"Firing Sessions was Trump's way of appointing a loyalist to control the investigation", said Jacob Beard, a 33-year-old software technician from Manhattan. She said the group's activism is wider than serving as a foil for the GOP and Trump.
In July 2017, before joining the Justice Department, Whitaker said during an interview on CNN that he could envision a scenario in which an acting attorney general doesn't fire Mueller but "just reduces his budget to so low that his investigations grind to nearly a halt".
The Prince of Wales has said he will stop campaigning on issues close to his heart when he eventually succeeds as king . Then he quips, "Err, no, that is what I wanted to say but erm...and I was very grateful for him to be able to do that".
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The teenage parents left morsels of food and water at their abandoned vehicle and attempted to find help in a community 18km away. Police were alerted to the deaths after a man raised the alarm at the Willowra Health Clinic just before 12.30pm on Wednesday.
Members of the migrant caravan arrive at the shelter of the Church of the Assumption, in the city of Puebla. And in the last five years, the number of those requesting asylum has increased by 2,000 percent, it said.
The new chip should make a major difference in battery life, which has been one of the main issues holding smartwatches back. Under the hood, the Fossil Sport comes with a built-in heart rate sensor , GPS , and NFC for payments with Google Pay.
So both teams have one loss, but West Virginia has the best win, the best loss, and it has played the more hard schedule. UCF gave up a bunch of yards to Temple last week and stayed at No. 12 behind Kentucky , which was dominated by Georgia.
Yet despite her successful career, the actress confessed to feeling shy around Prince William revealing: "I love Prince William ". She even described dancing with the heir apparent as " better than sex " in a 2013 profile.
He said he thought their injuries were minor, and that majority were likely injured as they escaped, some by breaking windows. Police found patrons holed up in the attic and knocked on the door, telling them it was OK to come out.
But no position player has ever earned an average annual value of more than $27.5 million (Alex Rodriguez and Yoenis Cespedes). The 26-year-old All-Star is one of 164 free agents on the market, but he's going to make more than anyone else available.
And while Nelson may not be a ready-made replacement for Welbeck , Emery says he is keeping a keen eye on his progress. But Arsenal could not take advantage as Aubameyang blasted the resulting free-kick well over the crossbar.
Lakers sign Tyson Chandler after buyout from Suns
Smith said Rondo's comments to the Lakers' public relations team about a "punk-ass reporter" were in reference to him. The Lakers host Minnesota on Wednesday night. "They're not going to give me that call", Rose said with a shrug.
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Senate election down to 15,000, and Democrat Nikki Fried moving out to an nearly 3,000 vote lead for Agriculture Commissioner. That's 0.18 percent of the vote total, well under the 0.25 difference, now at 20,436 votes, triggering a hand recount.
Michael Owen states his prediction for Man City v Man United
The 55-year-old added of the picking up a vital three points against the Serie A champions, "We performed at a high level". And Mourinho said United are not focusing on the yawning gap between the two clubs in the build-up to Sunday's game.
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There also could be pressure to impeach Trump, though chances of removal from office by a Republican-controlled Senate are remote. Maxine Waters of California, another favorite Trump villain, who is set to lead the powerful Financial Services Committee.
Melbourne attack: Man arrested after fire and stabbings
Later, a man was arrested after he was shot at the scene and taken to a hospital under police guard in a critical condition. The spokesperson confirmed that one person had died in the stabbing attacks and that the attacker was in hospital.