Alberto Gonzales 'profoundly concerned' over choice of new acting U.S. AG

Jeff Sessions forced out after months of Trump abuse over Mueller probe

President Trump said Friday he hasn't spoken to acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into possible collusion with Russian Federation.

President Donald Trump defended his decision to name Matt Whitaker as "acting attorney general" with oversight over the Robert Mueller probe - and says the two men never discussed the topic.

Thousands gathered in NY last night in support of Mueller amid fears Trump may try to scrap the probe into allegations of election meddling and collusion by his campaign and Russian Federation.

The AP reported that the resignation "was the culmination of a toxic relationship" between Sessions and Trump based on a few factors, but largely Session's having recused himself from dealing with Mueller's probe.

"It is time for Rosenstein, who is the acting attorney general for the purposes of this investigation, to order Mueller to limit the scope of his investigation to the four corners of the order appointing him special counsel", Whitaker wrote in a CNN opinion piece in August 2017.

Congressional Democrats, including newly elected members of the House of Representatives, held a conference call on Thursday to discuss Sessions' ouster, Democratic lawmakers and aides said.

Moscow denies interfering in the 2016 election.

"I'm concerned that Whitaker is going to try to find a way to sabotage the investigation", she said.

Mueller's budget for fiscal 2019 has already been approved by the Justice Department, but Whitaker could restrict Mueller from spending funds needed for investigative activities, such as travel. "We think it's important that people come out and make their viewpoints known".

'I didn't speak to Matt Whitaker about it.

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At the same time, the spectacular football in each game didn't happen but it didn't happen previous year as well. The Reds next face PSG in the French capital and will finish their group stage run by hosting Napoli.

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Trump, various administration officials, and other well-placed members of Washington's legal establishment are expected to attend. When she left the bench 12 years ago, O'Connor said she wanted to advance civic learning and engagement.

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A report from the Inspector General of DHS released in July 2017, concluded that allegations were unsubstantiated. Her husband Lance Whatley, a 29-year-old software engineer, was leaning toward voting for Kemp as he waited.

"This president's Department of Justice has done a fine job breaking the back of the opioid crisis...prosecuting some doctors, pharmacists and nurses...shutting down the dark web...certainly putting it to the MS-13 gangs and prosecuting many violent criminals, trans-national criminals", she stated.

He said that other former Trump associates Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen and Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg are all cooperating with the government, and that the "public needs to see the results" of the probe.

Trump's nomination of a permanent replacement for Sessions will require confirmation by the US Senate, which remains in Republican control following Tuesday's midterm elections.

U.S. media sources have claimed special counsel Mueller is on the verge of claiming his biggest scalp yet as he readies an indictment against Donald Trump Junior.

"Every single Republican primary this cycle was about which candidate could support the president's agenda", said one Republican operative who has worked on Alabama campaigns.

Whitaker was tapped by the White House to serve as Sessions' chief of staff in September 2017, with sources describing then-White House counsel Don McGahn as the person behind the hiring.

Christie is reportedly a personal friend of Trump's and endorsed him after dropping out of the 2016 presidential campaign himself.

Demonstrators gathered outside the US consulate at 1075 West Pender St., some wearing American flags and others toting signs with messages such as "no one is above the law".

Hours after Trump's tweet, the new Acting US Attorney General Whitaker in a statement said that he vows to uphold the rule of law and lead the Department of Justice with the highest ethical standards.

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