Former AG Alberto Gonzales: ‘I’m Concerned’ By Appointment of Matt Whitaker as Acting AG

Posted on November 8, 2018 12:27 pm

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Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who served under President George W. Bush, said he was “concerned” about the appointment of Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general.

“I’m not sure he did himself any favors by comments he’s made on CNN about how to stop the Russia probe,” Gonzales said in an interview with Mediaite founder Dan Abrams on his SiriusXM show — Where Politics Meets the Law. “And I’m not sure the administration did itself any favors either by putting Matt in that position.”

Whitaker, who served as a U.S. attorney under President Bush, was tapped to serve as