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Democrats warn acting attorney general not to impede Russia probe | CBS This Morning

Democrats warn acting attorney general not to impede Russia probe | CBS This Morning

United States
Congressional Democrats are on a collision course with the new acting attorney general. Democrats, who will control the House in January, vow to protect special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation from Matt Whitaker. Whitaker, who was appointed by President Trump last week, has expressed skepticism about the investigation. Paula Reid reports. Subscribe to the "CBS This Morning" Channel HERE: Watch "CBS This Morning" HERE: Watch the latest installment of "Note to Self," only on "CBS This Morning," HERE: Follow "CBS This Morning" on Instagram HERE: Like "CBS This Morning" on Facebook HERE: Follow "CBS This Morning" on Twitter HERE: Follow "CBS This Morning" on Google+ HERE: Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe
New Attorney General Bends Over For Trump

New Attorney General Bends Over For Trump

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JOIN THE HOME OF PROGRESSIVES: Matthew Whitaker claims that any attempt by the Democrats to uncover Trump’s tax returns would be a witch hunt. Cenk Uygur, Adrienne Lawrence, and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Subscribe to TYT Investigates HERE: Read more here: "A trove of Justice Department documents that have been redacted or never released could help to answer recent questions about the partisan loyalties of Pres. Trump’s newly appointed Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker. Prosecutors are professionally obliged to observe strict neutrality in upholding the law, but Whitaker’s appointment has been fiercely challenged by critics questioning his impartiality, especially his past opposition to special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation of the pr
Acting attorney general says judges should have a ‘biblical view of justice’ – archive video | Guardian News

Acting attorney general says judges should have a ‘biblical view of justice’ – archive video | Guardian News

United Kingdom
Matthew Whitaker, now acting attorney general after the president fired Jeff Sessions, said of prospective federal judges, 'are they people of faith? Do they have a biblical view of justice? Which I think is very important.' Whitaker made the remarks at a conservative forum in April 2014, where he appeared as a candidate for the Republican US Senate nomination in Iowa