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Yes, Whitaker's Appointment Is Unconstitutional. Here's How To Challenge It.
Laurence H. Tribe
, Guest Writer
It's not just Senate Democrats who would have cause to act.
Whitaker’s Friendship With Trump Aide Reignites Recusal Debate
By Ginger Gibson, Julia Harte, Reuters
Sam Clovis, who was co-chair of Trump’s 2016 campaign, said Whitaker is “a dear friend.”
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After Jeff Sessions’ Ouster, Group Launches 6-Figure Ad Buy To Protect Mueller
The ad buy comes as Democrats scramble to protect the special counsel's investigation.
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 the special counsel’s Russia probe.
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.
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Trump’s Dismissal Of Jeff Sessions Sets Up Ugly Battle Over Mueller Probe
Ryan J. Reilly
Democrats are not fans of the 84th attorney general but see his ouster as another presidential attempt to interfere with the special counsel's Russia investigation.
Matt Whitaker, Trump's Acting Attorney General Pick, Is A Major Critic Of The Russia Probe
The former federal prosecutor suggested last August that Mueller's investigation could be turning into a "witch hunt."
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LGBTQ People Erased From Books In Russia Under 'Gay Propaganda' Law
By Daria Litvinova, Reuters
A story written by trans activist Coy Mathis is missing from the Russian edition of a new children's book.
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Jeff Sessions Resigns As Attorney General At President Trump's Request
Ryan J. Reilly
Trump tweeted the news and announced Matthew Whitaker as the acting attorney general.
Devin Nunes, Key Trump Ally In Russia Probe, Wins Re-election
The race against Democrat Andrew Janz, a local prosecutor, marked Nunes' first competitive congressional race.
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Dave Chappelle: It's Not The Russians' Fault Americans Are Racist
Chappelle, along with Jon Stewart, discussed Trump's rise to power in an interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour.
Teen Wins 'Gay Propaganda' Case In Rare Russian LGBTQ Rights Victory
By Daria Litvinova, Reuters
Maxim Neverov was initially fined for posting photos of shirtless men hugging online.
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Alleged Russian Trolls Attacked 'Star Wars' Actress Kelly Marie Tran: Study
Half of the negative tweets studied, including those attacking Tran, were “politically motivated or not even human.”
China Trolls Trump Over Report It's Hacked His iPhone
Russian and Chinese spies reportedly listen in on the president's phone calls regularly.
Trump Uses Unsecured iPhone Even Though China, Russia Are Listening In: Report
Several insiders told The New York Times that the president is well aware of this habit's risks.
Trump: U.S. Will ‘Build Up’ Nuclear Arsenal Until Other Nations ‘Come To Their Senses’
The threat comes on the heels of Trump's decision to pull the U.S. from a Cold War-era nuclear deal with Russia.
Trump's Planned Nuclear Pact Withdrawal 'Not The Work Of A Great Mind,' Says Gorbachev
"All agreements aimed at nuclear disarmament ... must be preserved, for the sake of preserving life on earth," the former Soviet leader said.
NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden: 'I Can't Say I'm Safe' In Russia
“Russia is not my home; Russia is my place of exile,” the former NSA contractor said.
Democrats Expected To Re-Open Russia Probe If They Win The House
By Mary Clare Jalonick, AP
Here’s a look at what Democrats are likely to investigate if they take the House majority.
Russia: U.S. Withdrawal From Nuclear Treaty Would Be A ‘Very Dangerous Step’
Russian official Sergei Ryabkov said the Trump administration was using the Cold War-era pact to “blackmail” the Kremlin.
Trump Plans To Pull Out Of Intermediate-Range Nuclear Pact With Russia
He says the U.S. will withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty because Moscow has violated the agreement.
Paul Manafort Appears In Wheelchair At Court Hearing For Sentencing Date
The former Trump campaign chairman is awaiting sentencing on charges brought in Mueller’s Russia probe.
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Russian Oligarch Funded 'Troll Farm' To Interfere In 2018 Midterm Elections: Feds
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Federal prosecutors charged Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova, who they say worked for oligarch Yevgeniy Viktorovich Prigozhin and his “Project Lakhta.”
Putin Hails Sunset of U.S. Global Domination Due To Mounting 'Mistakes'
"Luckily this monopoly is disappearing. It's almost done," the Russian president said in his annual foreign policy speech.
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Rod Rosenstein Offers 'Forceful Defense' Of 'Appropriate' Russia Probe: WSJ
The deputy attorney general told The Wall Street Journal that the public will, at the end of the day, "have confidence" in the investigation's findings.
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Blast At Crimea College That Killed 10 May Be Terror Attack, Kremlin Says
By Tom Balmforth and Vladimir Soldatkin, Reuters
Law enforcement initially suspected that the blast was caused by a gas canister blowing up.
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