In Matthew Whitaker, Trump has a loyalist at the helm of the Justice Department


Matthew G. Whitaker, President Trump’s pick to temporarily helm the Justice Department, provides Trump with the leader he has long sought at the law enforcement agency: a political loyalist critical of the special counsel probe.

Now — at least on an interim basis — Whitaker will assume authority over that investigation, an arrangement that has triggered calls by Democrats for him to recuse himself.

Source: In Matthew Whitaker, Trump has a loyalist at the helm of the Justice Department

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