MSNBC’s Elise Jordan on Matt Whitaker: His ‘Sole Qualification’ for Acting AG is Being a ‘Political Hack’ for Trump

Posted on November 8, 2018 8:27 am

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On Thursday, MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle held a panel discussion on Matt Whitaker‘s appointment to Acting Attorney General, and she and her panel were far from impressed with Whitaker’s credentials.

Ruhle kicked off the discussion by speculating about whether Whitaker will recuse himself from Robert Mueller‘s investigation — with Ruhle noting that Jeff Sessions‘s recusal was likely what caused President Donald Trump to fire him in the first place.

“We’d be foolish to think that the president didn’t check that box beforehand,” said Ruhle. “You don’t think Matthew Whitaker would’ve already expressed to the president, ‘If we hear this