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WATCH: Rep. Swalwell on Matt Whitaker’s claim that abuse of power is not a crime: “If he was in Russia, if he was in China, if he was in some other countries that we don’t want to look like, he may be right. But it is a crime.” #inners 

"Has the guy ever tried a case? ... The guy is an idiot!" @CynthiaAlksne  on Matt Whitaker claiming that abuse of power is not a crime. #Hardball 

Speaking in defense of his former boss, Matt Whitaker, Trump's ex-acting attorney general said "abuse of power is not a crime."

#BREAKING ‘Abuse of power is not a crime’: Former acting AG Matt Whitaker makes a brazen claim on Fox News#AbuseOfPower 

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Matt Whitaker, Trump’s former acting attorney general, made a case for his ex-boss’ innocence during an interview with Fox News. "What evidence of a crime do you have? ... Abuse of power is not a crime."

- @Rep_Matt_Gaetz  & House Republicans bring cell phones into a SCIF - Matt Whitaker says abuse of power isn't a crime - Trump's lawyer claims DJT can’t be investigated 4 shooting someone - Admin. officials defy subpoenas But t @GOPe  is...*checks notes* the law & order party?


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So funny to see little Adam Schitt (D-CA) talking about the fact that Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker was not approved by the Senate, but not mentioning the fact that Bob Mueller (who is highly conflicted) was not approved by the Senate!

EXCLUSIVE: The DOJ just unearthed a letter Matt Whitaker delivered to the Utah U.S. attorney directing a review of how the department handled the Clinton Foundation and the Uranium One issues

Trump, today: “Well, Matt Whitaker. I don’t know Matt Whitaker.” Trump, on Fox & Friends, October 11: “I can tell you Matt Whitaker is a great guy, I know Matt Whitaker.”

Spotted at the Trump Hotel earlier tonight - Matt Whitaker, post-testimony.

In choosing an Acting-Attorney General, has hired a hit man. Matt Whitaker was brought on solely to take out the Russia investigation. That’s not happening. #ProtectMueller 

"A masculine toilet"? What? I don't even know if I'm allowed to talk about this Matt Whitaker story on TV. I don't even know if I have the capability to *ask* about covering this story on TV without getting in trouble with HR.

Trump newly appointed Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker "was involved in a Miami-based invention-marketing company the Federal Trade Commission shut down last year after calling it a scam."

Matt Whitaker’s appointment violates the Constitution, the DOJ succession statute and the rules of ethics, since he was appointed for the express purpose of interfering with Mueller's investigation. During Watergate, Republicans defended the rule of law. Will they now?

Hours after the polls closed: 1. Trump fired Jeff Sessions 2. Removed Rosenstein from overseeing the Russia investigation 3. Matt Whitaker'>Installed Matt Whitaker to replace Sessions and oversee the Russia investigation. Whitaker has publicly stated that Mueller has exceeded his authority

Non-rhetorical question: What is DOJ waiting for before it says whether Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has met with DOJ ethics lawyers about him overseeing the Mueller investigation? Why would DOJ tell the public he is *going* to do that but then not say if/when he has?