The Justice Department on Wednesday released an internal legal opinion supporting the legality of Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general.Read More »
Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s bid for a court order that Matthew G. Whitaker be ousted as acting U.S. attorney general in favor of Deputy AG Rod J. Rosenstein may be just as personal as political. In announcing his ...Read More »
A highly anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was postponed until next week to avoid conflicting with a dramatic Senate hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the White House said Thursday.Read More »
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he doesn't support an effort by a small group of conservatives to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, likely dooming the endeavor and easing a months-long standoff between House Republicans and the Justice Department.
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Veteran prosecutor Robert K. Hur took a giant step toward becoming Maryland’s next chief federal prosecutor Thursday when the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee recommended by voice vote the full Senate approve his confirmation to be U.S. attorney.Read More »