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Justice legal opinion backs Whitaker's naming as acting AG

JUSTICE LEGAL OPINION BACKS WHITAKER'S NAMING AS ACTING AG

WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment...

4 arrested in mass murder of Pike County family

4 ARRESTED IN MASS MURDER OF PIKE COUNTY FAMILY

Four people have been arrested in connection to the mass murder of a Pike County family, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Tuesday.

 
 
 
Maryland AG files motion challenging Whitaker appointment

MARYLAND AG FILES MOTION CHALLENGING WHITAKER APPOINTMENT

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion Tuesday challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general.

‘They basically saw a black man with a gun': Security guard killed by cops responding to shooting

‘THEY BASICALLY SAW A BLACK MAN WITH A GUN': SECURITY GUARD KILLED BY COPS RESPONDING TO SHOOTING

A police officer fatally shot an armed security guard who was holding a man down following a shooting inside the bar where he worked,...

 
 
 
Reality of our world: Money trumps altruism in the quest for safer poultry

REALITY OF OUR WORLD: MONEY TRUMPS ALTRUISM IN THE QUEST FOR SAFER POULTRY

Opinion Editor's note: This is the second of a two-part opinion piece. To read part one,

Whitaker will consult with ethics officials over recusal

WHITAKER WILL CONSULT WITH ETHICS OFFICIALS OVER RECUSAL

NEW YORK - Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will consult with Justice Department ethics officials about “matters that may warrant...

 
 
 
Acting AG Whitaker will consult ethics officials about possible recusal

ACTING AG WHITAKER WILL CONSULT ETHICS OFFICIALS ABOUT POSSIBLE RECUSAL

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will consult with ethics officials about “matters that may warrant recusal” amid criticism of...

Dem leaders call on acting AG to recuse himself from Russia probe

DEM LEADERS CALL ON ACTING AG TO RECUSE HIMSELF FROM RUSSIA PROBE

WASHINGTON - Top Congressional Democrats are calling on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself from the Russia...

 
 
 
Matthew Whitaker Led Foundation That May Have Violated Tax-Exempt Status

MATTHEW WHITAKER LED FOUNDATION THAT MAY HAVE VIOLATED TAX-EXEMPT STATUS

The acting attorney general criticized Hillary Clinton during the 2016 election, which may have violated the Foundation for Accountability...

Trump to CNN reporter who asked if acting attorney general will rein in Mueller: 'What a stupid question'

TRUMP TO CNN REPORTER WHO ASKED IF ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL WILL REIN IN MUELLER: 'WHAT A STUPID QUESTION'

President Donald Trump both defended and distanced himself from controversial acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker during a Friday...

 
 
 
CNN Stands By Reporter Abby Phillip After Trump Insults Her For ‘Stupid' Question

CNN STANDS BY REPORTER ABBY PHILLIP AFTER TRUMP INSULTS HER FOR ‘STUPID' QUESTION

CNN has released a statement defending their White House correspondent Abby Phillip after President Donald Trump called one of her...

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker Locks His Twitter Account

ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL MATT WHITAKER LOCKS HIS TWITTER ACCOUNT

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker - whose appointment has come under great scrutiny - has locked his Twitter account. Whitaker's...

 
 
 
Gab Server Subpoenaed By Pennsylvania Attorney General

GAB SERVER SUBPOENAED BY PENNSYLVANIA ATTORNEY GENERAL

Tweets by Gab, a social media site used by the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, show that the site's new server host,...

Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker Once Expressed Terrifying View Of Executive Power

ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL MATT WHITAKER ONCE EXPRESSED TERRIFYING VIEW OF EXECUTIVE POWER

Trump's choice to replace Jeff Sessions has been deeply critical of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe.

 
 
 
Thousands Protest To Protect Mueller Investigation After DOJ Shakeup

THOUSANDS PROTEST TO PROTECT MUELLER INVESTIGATION AFTER DOJ SHAKEUP

The demonstrations follow President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general who may seek to end...

Demonstrators in Baltimore don't want acting AG to supervise Russia probe

DEMONSTRATORS IN BALTIMORE DON'T WANT ACTING AG TO SUPERVISE RUSSIA PROBE

Demonstrators gathered Thursday evening in downtown Baltimore to call for the protection of the special counsel's Russia investigation...

 
 
 
Turkey salmonella outbreak sparks panic weeks before Thanksgiving

TURKEY SALMONELLA OUTBREAK SPARKS PANIC WEEKS BEFORE THANKSGIVING

The offending bacteria, Salmonella Reading, has been traced back to various products sold across the US in the past year, 'indicating...

Salmonella Tied to Turkey Sickens 164 in 35 States

SALMONELLA TIED TO TURKEY SICKENS 164 IN 35 STATES

Sixty-three people have been hospitalized, and one death was reported in California. Illnesses in the outbreak began between Nov. 20,...

 
 
 
Late-Night TV Hosts Go To Town On Jeff Sessions Resignation News

LATE-NIGHT TV HOSTS GO TO TOWN ON JEFF SESSIONS RESIGNATION NEWS

Samantha Bee, Trevor Noah, Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers and James Corden found the funny in the attorney general's ouster.

What Will Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Mean For The Mueller Inquiry?

WHAT WILL ACTING ATTORNEY GENERAL MATTHEW WHITAKER MEAN FOR THE MUELLER INQUIRY?

The chief of staff to former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Whitaker is a former U.S. attorney with a history of questioning the scope...