Acting AG Matt Whitaker Reportedly Has No Intention in Recusing Himself From Russia Probe

Posted on November 8, 2018 12:27 pm

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Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker is reportedly not following in the footsteps of his former boss Jeff Sessions regarding on ongoing Russia investigation.

The Washington Post reported that according to people close to him, Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from overseeing the probe being conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. They also believe Whitaker would not approve any subpoena made towards President Donald Trump related to the investigation.

Whitaker was formerly Sessions’ chief of staff, but critics have questioned his previous comments about the Mueller probe and suggestions he’s made about draining Mueller’s funding. For more than