matt whitaker

Nadler: Whitaker didn't deny talking with Trump about Cohen

Former acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker privately acknowledged Wednesday that he had raised concerns with his staff at the Justice Department about the scope of the Southern District of New York's case against former Trump attorney Michael Cohen, according to House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler and Republican aides.

The battle is on between Trump and his Democratic foes

A clarifying week in Washington showed how ugly the war of oversight between President Donald Trump and House Democrats will become and dug new battle lines in the most intense exchanges yet of the 2020 campaign.

DOJ cites shutdown to ask for delay in Whitaker case

The Justice Department, citing the partial government shutdown, is asking a judge to put on hold a lawsuit brought by three Democratic senators who are challenging President Donald Trump's appointment of acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker.

Sources: DOJ blames Whitaker delay on shutdown

The Justice Department has been in ongoing talks with Capitol Hill about a date for acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker to appear before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a sources familiar with the discussions. But Whitaker has yet to agree to a date -- raising the possibility that Democrats may try to force him to appear with a subpoena.