Tag: Attorney General

Victims of ‘Scam’ Company Linked to Matthew Whitaker Say They ‘Lost Everything’ | Inside Edition

Victims of ‘Scam’ Company Linked to Matthew Whitaker Say They ‘Lost Everything’ | Inside Edition

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President Trump recently appointed Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. Now Whitaker’s link to a controversial company is under the spotlight. Whitaker served on the advisory board of World Patent Marketing. Authorities say the company bilked inventors out of millions of dollars. Whitaker was not named in a Federal Trade Commission complaint about World Patent Marketing. A Justice Department spokesman says Whitaker “was not aware of any fraudulent activity.”
This Inventor Was Allegedly Scammed By A Company Matt Whitaker Once Advised (HBO) | VICE News

This Inventor Was Allegedly Scammed By A Company Matt Whitaker Once Advised (HBO) | VICE News

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Worldwide Patent Marketing is a company that allegedly scammed thousands of hopeful inventors. They don't admit liability but in May the FTC obtained a settlement that required WPM to pay back $26 million to the inventors. Subscribe to VICE News here: Check out VICE News for more: Follow VICE News here: Facebook: Twitter: Tumblr: Instagram: More videos from the VICE network:
Democrats call for Acting AG Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself | CBS News

Democrats call for Acting AG Matthew Whitaker to recuse himself | CBS News

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As Democrats prepare to flex oversight in the House, some are calling for the new Acting Attorney General, Matthew Whitaker, to recuse himself from the Mueller probe. The Hill reporter Julia Manchester joins CBSN with more. Subscribe to the CBS News Channel HERE: Watch CBSN live HERE: Follow CBS News on Instagram HERE: Like CBS News on Facebook HERE: Follow CBS News on Twitter HERE: Get the latest news and best in original reporting from CBS News delivered to your inbox. Subscribe to newsletters HERE: Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HERE: Get new episodes of shows you love across devices the next day, stream CBSN and local news live, and watch full seasons of CBS fan favorites like Star Trek Discovery anytime, anywhere with CBS All Access. Try it free! ...
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

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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
Sen. John Kennedy: Acting attorney general will be around for “short while” | CBS This Morning

Sen. John Kennedy: Acting attorney general will be around for “short while” | CBS This Morning

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Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana says he hopes Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker is a short-term appointment. Kennedy is a member of the Judiciary Committee. John Dickerson followed the senator back to middle school for a special lesson on how government works. 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 to newsletters HERE: Get your news on the go! Download CBS News mobile apps HE...
‘What a stupid question’: Trump attacks press as he defends new acting attorney general | Guardian News

‘What a stupid question’: Trump attacks press as he defends new acting attorney general | Guardian News

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Donald Trump has continued his attack on journalists, telling CNN reporter Abby Phillips her question on the Trump-Russia investigation was 'stupid'. It came as the president defended Matt Whitaker, the new acting attorney general, who Trump denied talking to about the  Mueller investigation and insists he ‘didn’t know’ him Trump denies talking to new acting attorney general about Mueller investigation
What Trump is looking for in attorney general | CBS This Morning

What Trump is looking for in attorney general | CBS This Morning

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The president flies to Paris Friday to meet world leaders marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. He's leaving the U.S. while Democrats call for an investigation of the forced resignation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to preview Sunday's show. 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 to ...