The non-profit watchdog group Citizens for Ethics noted acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has revised his financial disclosure form 5 times in a single month. Conservative groups gave Whitaker a total of $904,000 over 2016 and most of 2017, according to his first disclosure form.
Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Mazie Hirono of Hawaii filed a lawsuit in US District Court on Monday challenging the Trump’s appointment following Jeff Sessions’ resignation.
Before joining Justice Dept., Whitaker made more than $900,000 from charity, took "legal fees" from company accused of fraud https://t.co/mhO0C4jB9u
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) November 21, 2018
In a statement, Senator Whitehouse said, “The stakes are too high to allow the president to install an unconfirmed lackey to lead the Department of Justice — a lackey whose stated purpose, apparently, is undermining a major investigation into the president.”